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Mrs. Tara Yoerg has been working with children for 18 years. She was a childcare provider at the Hartland Daycare Center for 13 years and is in her eighth year teaching preschool. While being a childcare provider she also taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School at her church. She grew up in Hartland and graduated from Hartland High School.  Mrs. Yoerg received her teaching certificate from Eastern Michigan University and continued her learning through Marygrove College. A few weeks after graduation, she married her wonderful husband and together they have two handsome boys, two cats and a dog.

Mrs.Tracie Waldron has had the absolute joy and privilege of teaching and working with children in one capacity or another for over 25 years.  She began teaching with Hartland Preschool almost 8 years ago, making her goal to help children develop a love of learning and creativity in a nurturing and structured environment. She enjoys working with children to develop social, emotional and academic skills. Mrs. Waldron grew up in Hartland and graduated from Hartland High School.  She attended Grand Valley State University earning a Bachelors Degree, and is in the process of earning a certification in Early Childhood Development. She is dedicated to continuing her education and strives to find engaging ways to help children flourish and learn. She lives in Hartland with her husband, Aaron, 3 children, and their little dog.

“Education is not filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” 
-William Butler Yeats

 

ABC's of 4 Year Old Preschool - Extended Day- Yoerg/Waldron

Academics

  •       Learn the Alphabet with Zoophonics
  •       Color Identification & Spelling of Colors, Science of Colors
  •       Shapes – Identification & Finding Objects of Said Shape
  •       Counting to 20
  •       Name Identification and Spelling/Writing
  •       Calendar
  •       Weekly Unit Themes
  •       Creative Process and Product Art

Building Social/Emotional Skills

  •       Learn to Identify Emotions of Self and Others, Appropriate Responses/Reactions 
  •       Second Step Curriculum, Role Play and Modeling Behavior
  •       Following Directions
  •       Playing with Others: Parallel, Mirror, & Interacting with Others Appropriately
  •       Walking/Sitting/Interacting with Others Appropriately
  •       Vocalize Needs in an Appropriate Manner
  •       Building Confidence & Sense of Community
  •       Learning to be Independent
              Being Prepared
              Taking Responsibility for Self and Belongings

Coordination of Motor Skills

  •        Learn how to Hold, Practice and Use Writing Tools Appropriately
  •        Learn how to Hold, Practice and Use Scissors Appropriately
  •        Learn how to Hold, Practice and Use Glue Sticks Appropriately
  •        Build Hand/Eye Coordination through Fine Motor and Table Top and Sensory Activities
  •        Build Hand Muscles
  •        Learn how to Write Names
  •        Learn how to Write Letters - Upper and Lowercase
  •        Active Play with Purpose & Spatial Awareness   

 


Photos

photo of yoerg and waldron painted sign
view of carpet, teacher table and shelf
view of classroom from door carpet and tables
group photo of children in halloween costumes
child painting turkey
children looking at folders at table
children playing with magnet wands at a table
child drawing on smartboard
children playing in dirt in a square bucket
Children sitting on the carpet with teacher
boy playing with play doh
girl holding 3 balls
child writing on the smartboard
student painting leaves
children playing on playstructure outside
children playing with paper at table
female child holding paper
children playing at a small table
children sitting on the carpet with a teacher
tray with toys and small objects
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