Kindergarten

 

Meg Kirschner

Meg Kirschner

Meg is a Kindergarten Teacher and has worked at The Children’s Center since 1997. She has a B.S. in Child Development from the University of Delaware and a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Wheelock College. Her philosophy of teaching includes the belief that the early childhood years are the best time to teach and support pro-social skills and conflict resolution and that a key role of early childhood educators is to facilitate children’s play, curiosity, and self-confidence in a well-designed, intentional environment.

“Developing meaningful relationships with children’s families is imperative in education.”

Meg is a professional member of NAEYC and Maine Roads to Quality,
Level 8.

Away from work, she enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Stephen White

Steve White

Steve is a Kindergarten Teacher and has worked at The Children’s Center since 1990. He has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maine, Orono and a K-8 Teaching Certificate from the University of New England. His philosophy of teaching includes the belief that children learn through play, that positive social skills lead to better academic performance, and that “children grow through appropriate challenges.”

Steve is a professional member of NAEYC and Maine Roads to Quality, Level 7.

Away from work, he enjoys bike riding, gardening, reading, and writing.