Teacher Spotlight: Norma Callahan

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 Norma Callahan.

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

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

How long have you worked at Day Early Learning?
I will have worked at Day Early Learning since 2012.

When did you know you wanted to work with children?
Since 1989 when I started working at my first Childcare Center.

How do you like to spend your free time?
Spending time with husband and family, sitting on my deck, watching birds and looking at my flowers.

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

What was the last moment that caused you to stop and remember why you love teaching and working with children?
When a child smiled and hugged me when they were able to complete a task successfully.  It was so rewarding to see the look of accomplishment on their face.

What is your favorite thing about working at Day Early Learning?
The teamwork of staff and the support of others in the company.

What other interesting facts do you want us to know about you?
I am married, mother of an adult son and daughter and grandmother.

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