Teacher Spotlight: Courtney Veintimilla

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 Courtney Veintimilla.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
Lilly Family Center.

What age group do you teach?
I am in a pre-k classroom.

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I just started working for Day Early Learning about four months ago.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
In college, I switched my program over to early childhood during my freshman year.

How do you like to spend your free time?
Reading, going on walks, concerts, and exploring new places!

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
The Little Girl and the Dragon by Else Holmelund.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
Recently, a child taught me how to say hot chocolate in French and we spent a lot of time laughing together at my efforts of speaking French! The child didn’t give up and when they got picked up told his mom he was teaching me. So sweet!

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
The families are so kind and welcoming

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I am part of the SPARK regional advisory council, have been teaching for four years now, recently got my Master’s degree and am newly married!

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