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Executive Director

Dear PIC Community, With federal health officials warning of the potential spread of the coronavirus in the United States, I want to take this opportunity to share some of our proactive planning should infection situations arise in our area. PIC will rely on guidance from local and federal health...
a monthly message from Deb Green The transition to Kindergarten is a very big change for children and their families. It is also something that most families will soon face. Preparing for this transition can be extremely anxiety provoking. For parents, Kindergarten marks the end of an era of early...
a monthly message from Deb Green February 2020 I doubt you need to be reminded that 2020 is an election year where the stakes are high on all fronts, especially for our children. I recently came across an article about a bill that was introduced in Florida to include an A-F school grading system for...
a monthly message from Deb Green The arrival of a new year always brings the opportunity to reimagine, recharge, refocus and recommit, and this year we will certainly be doing all of these things at PIC. With a continued commitment to children, their families and our staff, here are just a few...
a monthly message from Deb Green In this season of giving, there are so many things to be grateful for at PIC. First and foremost, I am so grateful for the children. Despite what can often feel like a chaotic world, the children at PIC remind me daily of the joy and the hope that is there. I am...
a monthly message from Deb Green Some moments are transformative. One of my own such moments happened many years ago when I was a fairly new teacher leading a morning meeting with a group of three and four-year-olds. We were singing the then quite popular children’s song “The Ten Little Indians,”...
a monthly message from Deb Green October is a month filled with PIC community traditions. While each October event is distinct, they all bring us together and provide opportunities for families to get to know one another. The annual Fall Family Festival is on Friday, October 11, from 10:30 am-noon...
September Message from Deb Green September marks a new beginning each year, even for a year-round program like PIC. As educators, we need to take a moment to stop, re-charge, and prepare for new students and their families before we embark on the first days of school. Last week, our teachers had...
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...