Teacher Spotlight: Eileen O’Connor

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 team members. This week, we highlight Eileen O’Connor.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?

What age group do you teach?
I am in a toddler classroom.

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have worked for Day Early Learning since last June

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
When I was in eighth grade, I had the opportunity to help with the daycare at my elementary school.

How do you like to spend your free time?
I love spending time with my parents, writing and watching Marvel or horror movies!

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
Either Jamie O’Rourke and the Pooka or Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie Depoula. I also had an MLK book I really enjoyed but can’t remember the author of it.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
I love getting hugs from all of the happy toddlers when I go into their classrooms.

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
I love being able to watch the kids grow and learn. I also have great co-workers.

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I’m currently studying Early Childhood Education at Ivy Tech community college downtown!

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