Teacher Spotlight: Natalie Turner

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 Natalie Turner.

Which Day Early Learning center do you work at?
Eastern Star Church

What age group do you teach?
I am in a toddler classroom.

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

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

How do you like to spend your free time?
I like to do crafts, spend time with loved ones and go places with my dog, Mordecai.

What is/was your favorite children’s book?
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams.

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
One of the children in my classroom clapped and cheered for another friend when they climbed down the stairs on the climber all by themselves. I heard her say, “Wow! You did it! Good job!”

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
The relationships I’ve built with the children in my classroom, their families and my co-workers is the best part!

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