JEH Early Childhood Center Staff
All Early Childhood Teachers and Teacher’s Assistants, paraprofessionals, are state certified. Education Support Staff, Psychologist, Social Workers, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists are also certified, located on-site and provide services based on individual student needs. Teachers, Teacher’s Assistants and Education Support staff work in collaboration with families to set and help students achieve their goals.
Family Support Staff
Early Childhood staff recognizes the important role parents play in their child’s life and acknowledge parents as their child’s first teacher. We also understand family circumstances impact student learning and school readiness. Our goal to prepare families for a higher level of self-sufficiency is supported by a strong Early Childhood team. Family Support Staff is available to encourage and empower families, provide opportunities for parent engagement and with resources to help families move towards increased self-sufficiency.
Family Support Specialists
…support families by helping parents determine strengths and identify areas of growth. Also, in collaboration with the school Social Workers and Parent Engagement Specialist, they assist families with accessing resources.
…support families by conducting student health and nutrition assessments, educating families about health requirements, including follow-up and by assisting families with accessing affordable medical and dental services.
Parent Engagement Specialist
…supports families by coordinating and encouraging families to participate in parent engagement opportunities offered throughout the year and also assists families with accessing resources in collaboration with the Family Support Specialists and school Social Workers.
Child Development Specialist
…supports families by educating parents about child outcomes and encouraging them to participate in setting goals and providing input for the “child outcomes quality improvement plans” throughout the school year.
…supports families by coordinating transportation services and student arrival/departure transitions for children and their parents and educating students and their families about transportation safety.
Food Service Manager
... supports families by developing nutritious menus, supervise the preparation and serving of meals and snacks, educating students, familes and staff about healthy eating habits and preventive care.