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Executive Director

August Message from Deb Green I’ve recently returned from a trip that took me north to New Hampshire and south to North Carolina. The outdoors and nature were at the center of my travels. I was invited to New Hampshire to participate in the closing plenary panel discussion of the Natural Start...
Mud Day is one of my favorite days of the year! It brings together two elements of early learning that PIC is committed to provide — play-based learning and meaningful experiences with nature. PIC's Magic Circle nature playground offers (especially on Mud Day) unstructured, nature play with endless...
June message from Deb Green As I look forward with our new Strategic Plan in hand, I want to highlight an important goal that is identified in the plan. Among our committee members and stakeholders it was widely agreed that we do not want to lose the things about us as an organization that make us...
May message from Executive Director Debbie Green Spring is really in the air! PIC trees have bloomed, birds have returned to our nature playground, new sand and mulch have been delivered, and most importantly, our children are spending chunks of time outside. May is a month of graduations and this...
Sig image: Wild Things at the table February Message from Deb Green Recently during a conversation with a parent, I was asked “What is this Reggio talk all about?” I realized that I have much to share about Reggio-Emilia, a philosophy of working with young children. PIC follows a “Reggio-inspired”...
Sig image: Giving Tuesday graphic with FB and PIC logos December message from Executive Director Debbie Green I am happy to share with our entire community that this year was our most successful #Giving Tuesday by far! We more than doubled our revenue from last year, raising over $3,200 for PIC. We...
March Message from Deb A few months ago Roadrunners teacher Isy Abraham-Raveson was filmed for an online news story while leading her preschoolers in a discussion around "consent education." After their 30-minute workshop that also included a game and a book about consent, the Roadrunners were able...
Everything you need to know - from Deb Green This is the time of year when many children approach the older end of the age range for the classrooms that they are currently in. It is a time when families begin to have questions about children moving to the next age group. I hope that this answers at...
Facilities Projects are Happening! We are excited that we are making some significant progress on a number of faciltiies projects that are on our docket. Some of these projects are in response to increased security and safety measures, while others are in response to ongoing scheduled classroom...
January message from Executive Director Debbie Green In November, I joined a few teachers in attending an early childhood education conference in Washington, DC. The first day of the conference, we visited a highly regarded preschool program and its beautiful classrooms, we heard of innovative...