Pre-Kindergarten (48-60 mos)

Teachers

Mary Hastings

Mary Hastings

Lead Teacher

Mary was born and raised in Connecticut and has just recently joined the Pre-Kindergarten team. After earning a BA degree in Theatre and an AS degree in Early Childhood Education from Dean College in MA, she worked with one-year-old's for a private organization. In her free time, Mary loves to ski, read, hike, and play with her two cats. She hopes to bring lots of music and signing to the White Birch Pre-K Classroom.

Karen Nadeau

Karen Nadeau

Associate Teacher

Karen has been working at White Birch for 2 years. She graduated from Berlin Technical College in 1996 and has been working with children since then. She has had the experience of working with children ages infants through 14 years of age. She loves to see the children learn and grow in any way they can. She is currently an associate teacher in the Pre-K room.

Karen lives in Hillsboro with her husband Craig and her youngest daughter Kimberly. She enjoys winter, snowmobiling, movie nights and family time.

Nicole Cifrino

Nicole Cifrino

Associate Teacher

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Makayla Simard

Makayla Simard

Associate Teacher

Makayla is 22-years-old and is from Warner. She has been employed at White Birch since November 2018. Prior to White Birch, Makayla worked as an LNA for four years and was a Receptionist and Assistant Teacher at North End Montessori. In her free time she enjoys being in nature with her dog Autumn, going to shows and concerts, and working with energy healing. She believes the best way kids learn is through hands on learning and nature. 

Kaylea Finn

Kaylea Finn

Assistant Teacher

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Daily Schedule

Daily schedule is subject to change due to the needs of the children

 

Rates

(Effective July 1, 2018)

Full Day Pre-Kindergarten (4-Year-Olds)

Full Week: $210.00Includes breakfast, lunch, and PM snack

Daily Rate: $60.00Minimum of two days per week; includes breakfast, lunch and PM snack

Drop Off and Pick Up

The drop off and pick up door is the right door of the red barn section of the building.

 

Support Staff

Olivia French

Olivia French

Associate Teacher

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Sarah Ladieu

Sarah Ladieu

Associate Teacher

Bio

Sarah recently joined White Birch. She is a float teacher between all of the classrooms, helping out where she is needed. She attended NHTI for Early Childhood Education and has a total of seven years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field, working with children ages newborn - 10 years old. She also has a 4-year-old son names Mason and a 1-year-old son named Tyler. 

Ashley Wendt

Ashley Wendt

Assistant Teacher

Bio

Ashley is new to White Birch and predominantly works in the Preschool Classroom. Ashley occasionally floats between the classrooms as needed. She is from Hillsboro and loves the outdoors. Ashley attended White Birch as a child and is excited to now be a part of the White Birch Team!