Jane Schell

St. Paul's Preschool teacher Jane Schell

Jane Schell

What education, training, credentials and life experience do you have that help you in your work with preschoolers?

Mother of 3 children, aunt, mentor, Bachelor’s degree in Psychology; NC Early Childhood Credentials, annual staff development and 10+ hours of continuing early childhood education

What year did you join the Preschool staff?

2004

What class are you teaching this year?

2s Speckled Frogs

What do you consider to be your hometown?

Chesapeake, Virginia

What are your most important teaching goals for the children in your class?

Providing a play-based learning environment where children may feel safe and nurtured as they explore their surroundings. Building their self-esteem by helping them to be independent and kind to those around them.

What do you like most about your job?

Working with my co-teacher and seeing the growth and development in each child throughout the year.