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Executive Director

Monthly message from Deb Green I am delighted to report that last month we had six PIC staff members who graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in Early Childhood Education or a related field. We applaud their dedication and their efforts in securing their degrees while working full time. An achievement...
A monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green I dedicate my May message to the explanation of a national outcry, in which the field of Early Childhood Education is currently at the center. Let me explain. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has been the guiding...
A monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green Spring is in the air! While I look forward to spring for so many reasons, one of the biggest is seeing the children have opportunities for long periods of daily outdoor play. This winter we added new elements to our Nature Playground and it’s been...
A monthly message from Executive Director Deb Green Every organization has its own language. During several recent conversations with PIC families, I was reminded that there are many aspects of PIC’s “language” that may be unfamiliar to some and that deserve some further explanation. I am using this...
A Monthly Message from Executive Director Deb Green For many of us, our personal and professional lives are now divided into the things that happened pre-COVID and the things that we identify with now. As we get closer to the 3-year mark of COVID taking such a central place in all of our lives, I am...
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...