It is the educator’s responsibility to teach and research along with the child and parent to support learning and success. The building of meaningful relationships produces a reciprocal exchange between children, parents and educators.

Fontbonne University BA in Elementary Education and minor in Early Childhood Education.  Emily is a triathlon coach for The St. Michael School of Clayton Tri-Art Camp. Emily enjoys sports and coaches both middle school and high school lacrosse teams in the St. Louis area.

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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