Teacher Spotlight: Melissa Garvey

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 Melissa Garvey.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
Lilly Family Center.

What age group do you teach?
I work in a pre-K classroom.

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I have been at Day Early Learning for just under a year.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
I have known I wanted to work with kids since I was in high school.

How do you like to spend your free time?
I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren.

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
My favorite books for young children are by Eric Carle, and my favorite for teenagers are by Judy Blume.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
I’ve never really had one specific moment that caused me to stop and remember why I love working with children.

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
I love my co-workers and how they make me laugh.

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I collect dolphins and Marvin the Martian.

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