Sarah Penick | June 2018



Teaching at: Day Nursery

Years with Early Connections: 9 months

Years Teaching: 9 months

Classroom age: Preschool

Who or what inspired you to become a teacher? There are a lot of teacher in my family including my mother, aunt and grandmother. It wasn’t until I became a volunteer at Early Connections and got to know the kids that I realized I wanted to spend my life teaching.

My best day in the classroom was when…. When all the kids wanted to play “monster” of the playground and we all ran until I was too tired to catch and tickle them.

If you could have one teacher superpower what would it be? To always know what the problem is and be able to fix it.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Reading, writing and hiking.

What else would you like to share about yourself or profession? The best part of teaching is getting to know all the kids.

What is your favorite food? Sushi

What is your favorite book? Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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