What are your three most overused words/phrases?
Amie “Dude” “I brought you a friend” “I’m gonna get you”
Autumn “I’m gonna tickle you” “peek a boo” “you’re silly”
Abby “How did you do that?” “Seriously” “Where are your shoes?”
Brenda “Really” “No Way!” “Oh No!”
Jody “Goodbye” “Perfect” “Seriously”
Lynda “Drink your milk” “You will make Happy Cows”
Kelsey “Can you say please?” “What do you say?”
Do you have any pets? What kind?
Amie 3 black labs Abbi, Luci, Paisley
Autumn Four Labs Molly, Hawkeye, Sam, Harley and my cows I consider pets also
Abby 2 dogs Lily purebred rat terrier and Poseidon Husky
Brenda 2 cats
Jody 2 cats Daisy and Buttercup, 2 dogs Buddy and Princess, Ducks, Chickens, Pigeons, and 3 Cows Lucy, Sassy, Dixie
Lynda Lots of outside farm cats, 2 house cats Allaina and socks, 1 dog Duke, 4 horses Peanut, Lily, Hickory, Butterscotch
Kelsey 1 Dog Molly she is a Boxer
Jessica 3 Dogs Chloe, Rocky, and Stella
What is one thing you could not live without?
Amie My pets, family, and friends
Autumn My Family
Abby My family
Brenda My child
Jody My family and friends
Lynda My family and friends
Kelsey My family and Friends
Jessica My family and friends
Tell us something that might surprise us about you?
Amie I know how to drive a tractor
Autumn I can wiggle my ears
Abby I graduated high school in 3 years. Am a certified professional photographer and a certified travel agent
Brenda Favorite genre of book/tv is crime dramas/thrillers/forensics
Jody I do not like to go shopping
Lynda I am a girl scout leader
Kelsey I have a degree in Elementary Ed. with special education and reading endorsements
Jessica I had a cyst removed from the back of my head that I had since I was little ad when they removed it, it had hair teeth and nail in it.
Room/age group you work with:
Amie Infant Room
Autumn Infant Room
Abby Floater mostly toddler
Jody Director All
Jessica Cook Floater
How long have you worked at the center?
Amie 7 months
Autumn August 2015
Abby 2 month
Brenda 3 school years
Jody since September 2006
Lynda 8 years
Kelsey since January 2015
Jessica 8 years
What is your favorite book you read to the kids?
Amie I Spy Book
Autumn I Spy
Abby Green Eggs and Ham because we read it like 12 times a day
Brenda Big Pumpkin
Jody The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lynda The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Kelsey Click Clack Moo or any Dr. Suess books
Jessica Click Clack Moo
What is your favorite craft you like work on with the kids?
Autumn I find all crafts fun, but I enjoy watching them paint because I know they enjoy it.
Abby Any! Crafts are my favorite; like our muddy feet and moose with muffins
Brenda Gluing crumpled tissue paper on variety of shapes
Jody Finger Painting
Lynda paint their hands and feet
Kelsey Anything with paint! I love to make messes!
What do you like most about being a teacher at the center?
Amie Playing with all the kids and hearing them laugh and have fun
Autumn Seeing the kids smile, hearing them laugh, and watching them grow and develop their own personalities over the months.
Abby Being with the kids, because they are so smart and they teach me important life lessons about love and friendships.
Brenda The kids
Jody Watching all the kids grow and learn. Seeing any child accomplish something new is the most rewarding thing.
Lynda Rewards (Hugs, Kisses, and Smiles)
Kelsey Helping the children learn and watching them grow into their personalities.
What is your proudest moment at ECCLC?
Amie Becoming a Lead Teacher
Autumn Becoming a Lead Teacher in the infant room; also receiving the nick name “Auda” and “Aubum” from the kids.
Abby My first week I was able to get a child who wouldn’t go potty on the potty to tell me and go on the potty! Super proud moment.
Brenda When parents support me and the program by telling me and others about how glad they are they enrolled their child in my preschool!
Jody When I became Director; also when all the children have to say HI or give me a hug when I walk into a classroom. It makes me feel so good knowing the I have a positive impact on our young children. It is a hard/great moment when I see children from the center grow to become independent children and no longer need our care.
Lynda One of my preschoolers I had over the summer learned a lot of sight words and his grandma called to tell me how proud she was and thank me.
Kelsey When the kids are happy to see me and run to give me hugs when I get here everyday!
Jessica Watching our younger ones grow; watching all the children grow and succeed and seeing their faces when they do.