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Executive Director

A monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green I want to take this opportunity to fill everyone in on some beginning of 2023 happenings. On the Federal level, 2022 was a mixed bag for Early Childhood Education. President Biden’s Build Back Better Act officially died, along with its plans for a...
a monthly message from Deb Green The world continues to open up and we continue to reap the rewards! I write the previous sentence with the knowledge that COVID is not fully behind us and that additional variants may be around the corner. Yet, for now, I take a moment to rejoice in the benefits of...
Monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green “Art” can be a tricky word. Often “art” is seen as static, a word describing a finished product made of paint, paper, clay or collage materials. Children are naturally drawn to art. For them it is a form of expression as they explore materials and...
In the education world, September is always a time of new beginnings. Even with a program that is open year-round, this is a time when so many new children and their families join our community. Many children move up to new classrooms and meet new friends. And we have several new teachers who have...
A monthly message from Deb Green Hello PIC Families, I hope the message finds everyone discovering ways to enjoy (or at least survive) the summer heat. This is a reminder that PIC is closed for staff in-service days on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 24, 25 and 26. Our in-service days are...
a monthly message from Deb Green Summer at PIC is a season of endings and new beginnings. This year we will see 78 preschoolers move onto Kindergarten. This is our largest group of rising kindergarteners ever! This is a remarkable group of children who have spent their last two years as preschoolers...
a report by Executive Director Deb Green We are pleased to share the results of our 2022 Family Feedback Survey that families to completed this past spring. Our annual survey results are reviewed by PIC Board members and then shared with the full Board at the last meeting of the fiscal year (June...
a monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green The past six weeks allowed us to host outdoor celebrations that reminded us of pre-COVID days and of how much our PIC community enjoys coming together. In late April we held a wonderful outdoor farewell party for Joann Schock, a beloved PIC teacher...
a monthly message from Deb Green When the calendar turns to May it means longer and warmer days and more time for outdoor play. As most know, outdoor play is one of the hallmarks of each child’s experience at PIC. Psychology professor Peter Gray is known in early childhood circles for his...
a monthly message from Deb Green This month marks two years since we embarked on what turned out to be the most volatile roller coaster ride called COVID 19. So many lives lost, so many changes, and so many lingering effects that continue to profoundly impact our lives. There are hopeful signs that...