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"Education isn't filling a pail; it is lighting a fire!"
It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that I begin my eleventh year in the Montvale School District. And while we celebrate many innovative changes and initiatives, one thing remains the same; that is the support and child centered nature of the Montvale Community.
I am lucky enough to be part of the most professional and dedicated staff where we are supported by generous and community minded parents. Parents and staff work alongside each other to offer every child an opportunity to reach their greatest potential. As a progressive and innovative learning community, we are also reflective in our practices to always provide the most beneficial learning environment for our students. Our staff eagerly volunteers for professional development opportunities to further improve their skilled practices to provide every student with the optimal learning experiences, while remaining mindful of the whole child. This like minded love and excitement for learning promotes the most positive environment for student learning and emphasizes the value we all place on education. Sometimes as the assistant principal I have the unenviable job of telling a student not to run into the school as they enter in the morning; only to realize how lucky I am to work in a place where students run into their school.
Under my other hat, I also have the weighty responsibility of being the Director of the Montvale Child Care Program. I say weighty because I do not take this responsibility lightly. As a working parent, I realize the importance of providing a safe and nurturing environment for the children in our program. It offers us an opportunity to further our relationship with the children and families as we provide this nurturing resource and ease the transition between school and home. The Montvale Childcare Program provides an opportunity to sit and snack with students after school, do some homework or read a book and have some fun, all in a safe and caring environment.
I look forward to seeing all of you again this year and welcome the opportunity to meet our new families. Please feel free to contact me if I can be of any help or if you have any questions. My door is always open.
Assistant Principal/MCC Director