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Preschool

Principal: Joan Schell, EdD
Teacher Leader, General Administration: Nancy Garlock
Teacher Leader, Special Education: Administration: Elizabeth Bednarski-Mahon
Parent Outreach/CFCE Coordinator: Kimberly Shippee-Hicks (kimshi1@gpsk12.org; 413-772-1313 x2)


Open House at the Academy of Early Learning
September 2, 2014
Full day classroom visiting time: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Morning preschool visiting time: 10:00-11:00
Afternoon Preschool Visiting Time: 1:00-2:00

Now enrolling for 2014-2015

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To inquire, please call 772-1390 and leave a message or email Nancy Garlock at nangar1@gpsk12.org


Welcome Families!
Our AEL staff have been very busy getting the classrooms ready and planning exciting activities for your children for the start of the year. We are thrilled to be welcoming back our returning families and eager to meet our new AEL families. We are looking forward to a great year of team work with all of you! We hope to see you all on visiting day this coming Tuesday
Nancy Garlock
Program Co-Coordinator

Dates
DATES TO REMEMBER

SEPTEMBER 2 (Tuesday)
Visiting Day

SEPTEMBER 3 (Wednesday)
First Day of School for the Academy Students

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Academy Staff
Full-Day Classrooms
• Jennie Horton (teacher)
• Janice Fuller (teacher)
• Julie Letendre (teacher)
• Claire Glabach (teacher)

Half-Day Classrooms (morning & afternoon)
• Caissie Putnam (teacher)
• Tara Perna Half Day PM (teacher)

Intensive Special Needs Classroom
• Liz Bednarski-Mahon (SPED Coordinator & teacher)

All-School Staff
• Nancy Garlock, Program Coordinator
• Liz Bednarski-Mahon, Program Coordinator
• Keith Urkiel, Custodian
• TBD, School nurse
• Maggie Padilla, Administrative Assistant & Tuition Coordinator
• Renee’ Southwick & Donna Gaylord, Speech & Language Pathologists
• Heidi Merritt, Wrap-around care

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Our Mission

The Academy of Early Learning provides quality pre-school education and support services in a safe, nurturing public school environment. We believe young children learn best when discovering and exploring their world through play. We are dedicated to being a responsive, community-based preschool while meeting all district, state and national performance standards for excellence. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).


 

Brain Building LogoFor more information about the importance of children interacting and learning in enriching environments, visit Brain Building in Progress, a public-private partnership, led by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and United Way.


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Page last updated: August 29, 2014

 

 

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