Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week. We have many teachers on this campus; and we appreciate them all. However, one group that works so hard is our team of outstanding Butterfly House teachers. Every day, they work with the youngest members of our community. They care for the babies; they watch the toddler learning to walk; and they work diligently with children from three to five as they prepare for kindergarten.
They are some of the most credentialed child care teachers in the region. With our focus on staff development, many of them are getting certification and degrees in their area. As a result, they really do aspire to excellence. It is an exceptionally high quality service that is provided.
So to our teachers in the Butterfly House, a big thank you to Mildred Corvera, Elsy Cotes Maradei, Gladys Galarza, Shauna Gonzalez, Evelin Lockwood, Judith Harrington, Asha Lamaallem, Michelle Martin, Vera Moore, Henriette Nangui, Kathy Nieves, Isa Pena, Rebecca Scott-Joyner, Tiara Smith, Rahel Weldeyesus Ayotunde, and Erick Whitaker, and to the leadership of Kerry Hual and Juanita Sanchez. We appreciate you all so much.
The Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D. Dean and President