Ms. Lisa Peck: Infant Teacher since 2004

Circle Time Infant Teacher since 2004.

Lisa has been a part of the Circle Time family for 16 years, Lisa has graduated over 200 infants and continues to love the children as if they were her own. In the infant room we designate time for songs, stories and motor development. Throughout the school day we are spending one on one time with your little one, making sure they receive all of the love and attention they need for healthy growth and development.

Lisa has more than 25 years experience in the Early Education field. She earned her CDA in Infant & Toddler Education and has additional certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

In addition to Mrs. Peck’s certification, she also has had several background checks, Lisa as well as all the staff members have a background check through the State of Michigan, and their fingerprints through the FBI.

Mrs. Jessica Simpson: Young Toddler Teacher since 2016

Jessica is Circle Time’s teacher in the 1 year old classroom. This classroom is full of wonder and excitement. As these children begin to explore the world on their own, they know they are safe in the hands of their teacher. Jessica provides games, and activities to allow the children to move and explore independently.

Jessica, being a Circle Time summer camper herself (16 years ago) understands the philosophy of the center and strives to give the children the fun and excitement she once had as a small child.

Mrs. Simpson has more than 5 years experience in the Early Education field. She earned her CDA in Infant & Toddler Education and has additional certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

In addition to Jessica’s  certification, she also has had several background checks, Jessica as well as all the staff members have a background check through the State of Michigan, and their fingerprints through the FBI.

Ms. Lindsay Anderson: 2T Toddler teacher since 2018

Ms. Lindsay has been a part of our team since September 2018. She spends her day exploring the classroom with your children. She is always singing and dancing with the children; providing them with a fun safe atmosphere. Ms. Anderson understands the importance of play in the toddler room, and creates lessons based on song, movement and hands on activity. She cares deeply for her students, and it shows through the connections she makes with not only her students, but their families.

Ms. Lindsay is working towards her degree in Early Education, currently she has more than 20 credit hours in the field and over 120 training hours in addition she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

Ms. Anderson also has had several background checks, one through the State of Michigan, and another which includes fingerprints through the FBI.

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Ms. Hannah Lewis: Young Preschool Teacher since 2016

Ms. Hannah has been a teacher in our school since 2016. She has worked in the toddler room, Pre-K room and now she has found her home in the Young Preschool classroom. Hannah;s ability to work in every room has made her a huge asset to the company.

In the young preschool room the children are potty training and learning Independence. This introduction to preschool gives the children opportunities to feel successful as “Big Kids” but still allows room for toddler needs. Hannah provides a fun classroom decor and a detailed lesson plan that keeps the children excited about learning in the classroom.

Ms. Lewis holds a CDA in Preschool Education; she has 120 training hours in addition and she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

In addition to Hannah’s certification, she also has had several background checks through the State of Michigan, and their fingerprints through the FBI.

 

Ms. Jaimee Tolbert: Pre3 Teacher starting September 2020

Ms. Jamie is new to our team, but not new to educating young minds. She worked as a Pre Kindergarten teacher for three years before joining our team. In September 2020 Jaimee will have her own classroom here at Circle Time. She will lead our 3 year preschool and we couldn’t be more excited! Ms. Tolbert’s kindness and knowledge in the field has shown us that she not only ready, but will be an asset to the classroom.

Ms. Jaimee is working towards her degree in Early Education, currently she has more than 20 credit hours in the field and over 120 training hours in addition she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

Ms. Tolbert also has had several background checks, one through the State of Michigan, and another which includes fingerprints through the FBI.

Ms. Nicole Lafferty & Ms.  Melissa McCarty: Co-Pre4 Teachers

Nicole & Melissa are team teachers in the Pre-4 Classroom. When looking for Co-Teachers you couldn’t find a better pair.

Mrs, Nicole joined our team in September 2019, she has more than 10 years experience in the field. Nicole’s strengths in S.T.E.A.M based learning has opened fun opportunities for her students. Nicole strives on making every lesson hands on and active learning for the kids, and they LOVE it!

Ms. Nicole earned her BA degree in Early Education,  in addition she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

Mrs. Lafferty also has had several background checks, one through the State of Michigan, and another which includes fingerprints through the FBI.

Ms. Melissa has been a part of our team since 2015, she has worked in 3 year preschool and 4 year preschool. She is one of the most loving, caring teachers. Every morning, she opens the center with a bright smile and a warm hug.

Ms. Melissa currently she has more than 20 credit hours in the field and over 120 training hours in addition she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

Ms. Melissa also has had several background checks, one through the State of Michigan, and another which includes fingerprints through the FBI.

Ms. Sara Allen: PreK Teacher since 2018

Ms. Sara is Circle Time’s Pre-K teacher. Sara joined our school in 2018 after teaching Pre-K for 7 years in another center. In just a few weeks she showed the team what an amazing teacher she is. Ms. Allen’s silliness and the relationships she builds with her students really makes her classroom special. Sara teaches a wide variety of material in Pre-K, her lessons are fun and engaging but also teach the children motor skills, and development throughout the day.

Ms. Allen is working towards her BA degree in Early Education, currently she has more than 20 credit hours in the field and over 120 training hours in addition she holds certifications including: Safe sleep, Blood borne pathogen, First Aid, CPR, and development milestones.

Ms. Allen also has had several background checks, one through the State of Michigan, and another which includes fingerprints through the FBI.