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

Fontbonne University, M.A. in Elementary Education, Certified in Elementary Education.University of Missouri, Columbia, B.S in Business Administration, Emphasis in Marketing. Mrs. Falcone’s favorite travel adventures were exploring Machu Picchu and visiting Italy. Kirsten presented at the Green Conference in Florida – Exploring a year long research project. Kirsten co-coordinated the student legislative body, SLB, at SMSOC in 2012-2013 and the Girls on the Run program at SMSOC.

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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