Brooklyn comes to us with a B.S degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, over 400 in-classroom internship hours completed, and many years of being a full time nanny. This is her first year directing a licensed preschool. We are excited to have her join the Bright Beginnings Family. Brooklyn loves theway children view the world. She loves watching them excel academically, socially and developmentally.
Lauren was born and raised in Charlottesville and attended Monticello High School, right down the road from Mill Creek! She comes to us with a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Radford University and six years of experience as an Assistant Director in another local licensed preschool. Lauren loves child care and early childhood education because it’s exciting and constantly changing! Her favorite part of working with children is the relationships she makes with the children and their families! Lauren has a positive and calm attitude and very caring customer service.
Nancy graduated from Louisa County High School and attended Piedmont Virginia Community College, CATEC of Charlottesville as well as National Business College. Nancy is a natural nurturer and worked as an elderly caregiver at the Colonnades Retirement Home for many years before pursuing a career in early childhood education. Nancy has over 10 years experience teaching preschool, specializing in infants, toddlers and twos.
Ms. Nancy has been with our Bright Beginnings family since 2011. She has taught infants, toddlers and twos and served as Assistant Director and Opening Supervisor at Mill Creek. She is always requested by parents for her calm and nurturing demeanor. Ms. Nancy is the go to person at Bright Beginnings in the early mornings! She wears a lot of hats at Bright Beginnings including supervising inventory and supplies, cooking and baking and moving from one location to another as needed to fill in for directors.