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Here We Grow in 2019!

I have been thinking a lot about growth as we move into this new year.  This is my second year as the Director of Haytown and prior, when my second daughter was a student, I was the President of our Board of Directors.   This year's Strawberries are the first that I’ve known since they were babies. ...

The Teacher Talk Series: Self-Regulation & Executive Function

Charlotte Cole has been a Haytown teacher for 22 years. She was an integral part in establishing the curriculum for the Blueberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry and helped establish our popular Camp Haytown program.    The Blackberry Class Self-Regulation and Executive Function:  Teacher & Parent Partnership Executive function skills are important building blocks in the early development of both cognitive and social...

Lessons Learned From the Director’s Doorway

It's my first year as the Director of Haytown Nursery School and I spent a lot of time over the summer working on the school in anticipation of the children’s arrival. While I worked, I would imagine what school would be like when school was in session.  I’d think about things like:   Will the new...