Teacher Spotlight: maQuinn Thompson

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 maQuinn Thompson.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
Patty Jischke Early Care & Education Center.

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

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have been working at Day Early Learning for about 9 months.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
I knew I wanted to work with children when I tried out student teaching in high school and enjoyed every minute of it!

How do you like to spend your free time?
In my free time, I like to go to the gym or just relax.

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
I have two: The Day the Crayons Quit and The Gruffalo.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
I always have that moment whenever parents thank me and tell me how much they appreciate what I do for their child.

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
I love how friendly everyone is and how many resources they provide. Being a teacher,  that is really helpful.

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I love reading to the children because I really like children’s books and I sometimes find myself enjoying them more than my kids!

Plasticine modeling clay in children class. Teacher teaches in school.

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