We met up with one of our devoted staff members, young toddlers caretaker Maria Gomez, and asked her a few questions to get to know her better!
Q: First things first, what is your name, the age group you teach, and duration at Claire’s Day School?
A: Maria Gomez, 12-17mos, started with Claire in 1996
Q: Describe what your class is learning about this school year.
A: I teach young toddlers through songs (head, shoulders knees and toes)
Q: What is your favorite thing about working with children?
A: Seeing the kids start to make friends and show their love.
Q: What is your favorite animal?
A: Elephant (I like to sing to the kids about Elephants)
Q: What project or class subject has been a highlight so far this school year?
A: I love creating memorable holiday keepsake projects for the parents
Q: What do you like to do outside of Claire’s Day School? Any hobbies you enjoy?
A: I like sleeping late on the weekends and playing bingo!
Q: Sometimes children can teach us things we don’t realize or know. Have you learned anything from your classes in your experience as a teacher?
Q: What are your favorite stores / gift cards?
A: Target & Ross
Q: Where is your ideal vacation?
A: New York at Christmastime
Q: Describe your job in one word.
Maria is one of the many individuals who makes Claire’s Day School the special, loving place it is. We appreciate all the parents who allow us the pleasure of watching over their little ones and strive for excellence in education and care in every aspect, from Preschool to Parents Day Out. Follow along on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and blog page for more caretaker profiles, parenting tips and in-house updates!