Teacher Spotlight: Heather Mitchell

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 Heather Mitchell.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
State Government Center

What age group do you teach?
I am in an infant classroom.

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have worked at Day Early Learning since the fall of 2013.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
I knew I wanted to work with children when I was in high school and I took a child development class.

How do you like to spend your free time?
In my free time, I enjoy cooking, baking, trying new restaurants and going on adventures with my own children – Emma and Elijah.

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
The Giving Tree and Stay Wild My Child.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
It’s the daily smiles and shared giggles that I receive from the infants that remind me why I love teaching and working with children.

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
My favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning is all the training opportunities that are offered. I enjoy learning new things and staying up to date on new studies about development.

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I have my Master Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education.

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