Teacher Spotlight: Emily Wood

Everything we do at Day Early Learning is aimed at nurturing each child’s social, emotional and educational needs. Our ultimate goal is to not only prepare your child for kindergarten, but also to inspire a lifelong learning journey. Well-educated and trained teachers ensure your child is 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 Emily Wood.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
I am at the Purdue Early Care & Education Center.

What age group do you teach?
I work in infant and pre-K classrooms.

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have been at Day Early Learning since last May.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
I have known for as long as I can remember that I wanted to work with children. From a young age, people are taught to learn by observing others, and knowing you can have a positive impact on young kids who look up to you is inspiring!

How do you like to spend your free time?
I enjoy being outside, staying active and spending time with my family and dog, Jersey!

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
It is so much fun and so rewarding to build relationships with the kids and team at our center. I enjoy going to work every day, and look forward to spending time with coworkers and the sweet kiddos!

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I am also very involved in Dance Marathon at Purdue, so I spend time building relationships with Riley families we support and raising money for Riley Hospital for Children. I am also studying speech language pathology at Purdue and applying to graduate school to become a pediatric speech therapist.

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