Rich environments elicit children’s interests and talents, and help to deepen their engagement in practice and thought.

December 8th, 2016

100 hand made Books of Gratitude from our Studio–all created from repurposed materials and hand stitched with Japanese stab binding technique. These books were donated to the caregivers at Siteman Cancer Center for all their hard work and compassion.

B.A., SUNY-New Paltz, NY – Liberal Arts 1985

USA Triathlon Certified Level 1 Coach

YMCA Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

CDL/Bus Driver

Tri-Athlete and Tri-Art Coach

Master Seamstress

Theresa’s innovative PE program teaches all students how to swim, bike, run. Extensive use of Forest Park is integrated into Theresa’s PE daily.

About Reggio


The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational philosophy that focuses on each child’s natural development, emphasizing that learning must make sense to the student in order to be effective and meaningful. In Reggio inspired schools, many different points of view are valued and respected, including the points of view of the individual child, the teachers, and the parents.

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