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July 9, 2019

Early Literacy: Am I Doing Enough?

Contributed by Jennifer Horner, Director of Education It’s been a fascinating ride to witness my almost 6 year old discover his ability to read. Though I know it’s been a gradual process of building all of the tools he needed, it seemed as though there was a moment when it “clicked” and it was like Read More »

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July 8, 2019

Meet Raquel Caletz: July Employee of the Month

Miss Raquel is a Lead Toddler Teacher at our Webster location. In May, she earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential – a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in Early Childhood Education. We are so proud of her dedication and accomplishment. Her teammates and the parents of the children in her Read More »

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July 1, 2019

July News!

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June 13, 2019

Men in Early Childhood Education

Contributed by: Colleen Nolan, Center Director at West Amherst Having worked in Early Childhood Education for over 30 years, I have always been intrigued by men working in this predominately female field.  Recently, I have had the opportunity to add several men to my team of teachers.  This provided the perfect opportunity for me to Read More »

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June 10, 2019

A day in the life: Pre-K teacher edition

Contributed by: Heather Dobson, Pre-K Teacher It’s 7:45 am and another one of my students just arrived. He’s greeted with boisterous good mornings and hugs from friends.  Almost immediately, a friend takes his hand to show him how much our classroom plants grew overnight. “Look at how much this one has grown! It’s coming out Read More »

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June 3, 2019

Meet Valerie Magiske: June Employee of the Month

Ms. Valerie is the Director Assistant at our Mars, PA location. Prior to being promoted to her current position, she spent time as a Lead Teacher in both our Infant and Toddler rooms. Since the beginning, Ms. Val has impressed every parent and co-worker that she’s come in contact with. In the classroom, Valerie is Read More »

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May 29, 2019

June News!

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May 29, 2019

What should my child bring to summer camp?

Contributed by: Lauren Wierzbicki, Education Specialist At Doodle Day Camp, you can expect lots of PLAY! Our summer camp programs are designed to ensure that campers, ages 3 – 12, are provided with plenty of hands-on play activities, both inside and outside, that encourages them to spend the day building relationships with peers and teachers and Read More »

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May 23, 2019

What I Learned from 40 Hours in a Car with My Kids

Contributed by Alison Tweedie, Education Specialist Last week we took our first major family road trip from Niagara Falls, New York to Hilton Head, South Carolina for my brother’s wedding. My husband is the planner, so he mapped the route and took care of all the pre-travel organization, prep and car maintenance as well as Read More »

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May 14, 2019

My Doodle Story: Journey from Toddler Teacher to Center Director

There are so many people that make this Doodleverse go ’round. While every Doodle hero’s story is a little different, each of them are woven together by a common mission to build a community full of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers.   Contributed by: Angela Frost, Doodle Bugs! Clarence Center Director October 8, Read More »

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