Everything we do at Day Early Learning is aimed at nurturing each child’s social, emotional and educational needs. Our ultimate goal is not only to prepare your child for kindergarten but also to inspire a lifelong learning journey. Well-educated and trained teachers ensure that your child will be in the best hands possible.
Here is your chance to get to know some of our Day Early Learning teachers. This week, we highlight Alichia St. Myer.
Which center do you work at?
Center for Infants and Toddlers
What age group do you teach?
I am in the toddler classroom.
How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have worked at Day Early Learning for one-and-a-half years.
When did you know you wanted to work with children?
In high school, I volunteered and worked with toddlers at my grandma’s church. I loved it!
How do you like to spend your free time?
My wife and I love to try new restaurants, especially locally-owned places. They always have the best food.
What is/was your favorite children’s book?
As a child my favorite book was A is for Annabelle by Tasha Tudor. The illustrations are beautiful. Right now, my class is obsessed with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. It’s such a fun book.
What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
I had had a rough night and the next day when I walked into my classroom, one of the kids came running from across the classroom and gave me the tightest hug, and kissed my shoulder. It’s like he knew just how much I needed that hug.
What is your favorite thing about working at DEL?
The sense of community from my coworkers.
What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I got to pet penguins at the Newport Aquarium on my honeymoon.