Teacher

Samantha is a teacher for the Mighty Monkeys, a classroom for ages 3 to 4 years. She has also worked as a teacher in the Little Owls. She has worked at the center since September 2020.

Past employment

Samantha has worked as a functional support specialist with Community Partners. She has also worked as an assistant infant teacher at UNH's Child Study and Development Center, as a nanny, and as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor for the UNH Theraputic Riding Program.

Education

Samantha earned a bachelor of science degree in therapeutic horseback riding, and a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, from the University of New Hampshire. She is certified in pediatric CPR and first aid.

On Working at the Center

"Working with kids brings a smile to my face every day even on the toughest days. I love being able to see all of their little personalities developing and coming into their own."

Teaching Philosophy

"I believe that each child is an individual with their own thoughts, ideas and values. As an educator I will value and work to develop each child's strengths, abilities, and knowledge with respect and love for every child that comes through our doors."

Family

Samantha grew up outside of Seattle, WA and now lives in New Durham with her husband, their golden retreiver, Penny, and cat, Daphne.

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