Teacher Spotlight: Jamilette Rodriguez-Serrano
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 Jamilette Rodriguez-Serrano.
Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
Lilly Family Center.
What age group do you teach?
I am in the pre-k classroom.
How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I will have worked at Day Early Learning for three years.
When did you know you wanted to work with children?
When I was 10 years old, I used to volunteer for the head start program back in Puerto Rico. I used to create posters, bulletin boards, charts, decorate doors and more to help the teachers.
How do you like to spend your free time?
I love to draw and binge-watch TV shows during my free time.
What is/was your favorite children’s book?
There are so many but probably Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss.
What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
When I told my students about being selected for a Day Early Learning teacher spotlight, they cheered and said I was the best teacher ever!
What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
The families – they are so loving and supportive.
What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I taught myself English when I was 12 using song lyrics, books and an old English-Spanish dictionary. I also collect Star Wars Lego ships.