Qualifications 2018-03-28T23:16:22+00:00

Qualifications

Photo of Growing Years Kindergarten staff.

We are a completely qualified and approved preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten through the Department of Early Education and Child Care (license #9001714).

Mr. Thomas Forzese is the Administrative Director. He is also a graduate of Salem State College with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a minor in Child Psychology having completed his internship and field work at the Rockport, MA school system.

Mrs. Nancy (Gioia) Forzese is the Educational Director of the Center. She is a graduate of Salem State College and has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She has taught in the Methuen school system as well as in England within the British Infant school system.

Ms. Stephanie Forzese is a co-educational director of the Center. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration on Early Childhood Education. Stephanie has completed internships at both the Child Development Center at the University and the Narragansett Elementary School in Narragansett, RI.

Ms. Mallary Forzese is a co-educational director of the Center. She is a graduate of Bridgewater State University with a Bachelor in communication and minor in Early Childhood education. Mallary completed her internship at the Wonder Years Learning Center in Dracut MA.

All other Staff Members or Teachers at the school are required to have extensive courses in early childhood education and/or child care experience.

Our teachers are responsible for planning and carrying out the curriculum. Through monthly meetings with the Educational Director, we will develop monthly newsletters to keep the parents abreast of our upcoming activities. Progress Reports and Parent Teacher meetings are done twice a year to formally inform the parents of their child’s progress.