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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     *   My name is Tatiane Oliveira, and I’m an early childhood educator. I have worked as a nanny in the Boston area since 2003. I have been fortunate and blessed to be […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     * My name is Cecile Tousignant, and in 1975 my husband and I converted a defunct night club into Busy Bees Preschool Center in Fitchburg. In 2006, I retired as proprietor/teaching director and […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     * My name is Wheeler DeAngelis. I am a Teaching Fellow at Lemberg Children’s Center at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. My first experience in the field was when I was a high […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     *   My name is Kristen Allen, and I am a preschool teacher at the Goddard School in Bellingham. I have been in the field since 1985, when my work-study job at UMASS/Boston […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. This one was written by Lisa Plotkin. *     *     * When I graduated high school, I spent the summer as a preschool camp counselor. I came home every afternoon exhausted and took a nap. “Childcare – definitely NOT […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     *   My name is Jennie Fitzkee. I am an Early Childhood Educator teaching the Full Day, multi-age class preschool class at Groton Community School in Groton, Mass. This my 33rd year of […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     * My name is Jennie Antunes, and I have worked in the early education field for 30 years. This past October marked my 29th year with NorthStar Learning Centers in New Bedford, Mass. […]

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  Earlier this week, students from Quinsigamond Community College’s (QCC) Leadership in Early Education and Care program testified before the Board of the Department of Early Education and Care. Accompanied by Amy O’Leary, director of our Early Education for All Campaign, the students share their experiences in the leadership program. As we blogged a few […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     * My name is Denise Galford-Koeppel. I graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Psychology, focused on developmental psychology. I wanted to understand the developing child first hand, so after I graduated […]

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This is one of a series of blogs featuring first-person accounts from early educators across Massachusetts. *     *     * Hi my name is Susan Norquist, and I am an education coach for the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center located in Brighton. I received my bachelor’s degree in counseling from Lyndon State […]

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