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Peacock Family Center Recognized by the Department of Early Learning

Having been given a “Quality Level of Excellence” rating by Washington State Early Achievers, Peacock Family Center has gone from taking baby steps to making major strides in a matter of five years. After opening its doors in 2010, Peacock’s Early Childhood Development Center, located on Madison Avenue on Bainbridge Island, now serves a diverse community of over fifty families by providing content rich
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Now Enrolling Pre-K for September 2015

Peacock’s Pre-K program fully prepares each student for the excitement and also the challenges of kindergarten. Our Pre-K kids are engaged from the morning until the afternoon in a curriculum-rich day which truly instills a love of learning and exploration. While always keeping in mind the developmental needs of the 3-5 year olds, Peacock’s teaching team uses an emergent curriculum that is anchored in both academic
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A New Director and Bright Future for Peacock Family Services

Peacock Family Services is pleased to announce that Kathy Haskin has joined the organization as its new Executive Director. Kathy’s diverse professional background in education includes, supervising educational facilities, leading teams of teachers, and designing multidisciplinary curricula. Those who know Kathy from her work at the Arts & Humanities Bainbridge, formally known as Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council, her board membership at the
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Hiring for Lead Teacher Role!

Lead Teacher – Early Learning Center/Child Care (Full Time) At Peacock Family Center (www.PeacockFamilyCenter.org) children from six weeks to six years are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers.  We are expanding and currently looking for experienced, caring, and nurturing teachers in our program. Teacher Daily Duties Include: Developing lesson plans Meeting the
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Hiring for Assistant Teacher role!

Assistant Teacher – Early Learning Center/Child Care (Full Time/Part Time) At Peacock Family Center, children from six weeks to six years are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers.  We are expanding and currently looking for experienced, caring, and nurturing teachers in our program. Assistant Teacher Daily Duties Include: Aiding and supporting childcare
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Give Big Today!

Dear friends, Today, May 6, is a great day to give to Peacock Family Center! It’s a national day of philanthropy, and Peacock is participating with both the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG, and the Kitsap Community Foundation’s Great Give. Thanks to generous matching funders, gifts to Peacock today through either program are eligible for an extra boost, which gives your gift even more impact. Why
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Hiring Nature Nuts Summer Staff!

Nature Nuts- Summer Staff Job Description Nature Nuts Summer Camps (a program of the Peacock Family Center) seeks qualified candidates who have a passion for the nature, education and supporting meaningful outdoor experiences for young children. Summer Staff are responsible for facilitating nature-inspired activities at our indoor/outdoor summer home-base facility.  The Summer Staff will supervise groups of 4-10 children aged 5 to 7.  Activities
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Hiring Nature Nuts Summer Camp Counselors!

Nature Nuts Summer Camp Counselor Job Description Nature Nuts Summer Camps (a program of the Peacock Family Center) seeks qualified candidates who have a passion for the nature, education and supporting meaningful outdoor experiences for young children. The Camp Counselor is responsible for facilitating adventurous outdoor themed summer camps as part of the Nature Nuts Program.  The Camp Counselor will carry-out outdoor education curriculum
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Diversity in the PreSchool Classroom

Dear Peacock Community: Greetings! As the classrooms at Peacock are alive and well celebrating autumn, anticipating Halloween, and welcoming diversity of all forms in our classrooms, I am reminded of how vital all these things are to our center, to a young child’s life, to our Peacock community and beyond. On a recent trip to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I am from,
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The Magic of Music

Dear Peacock Family Center Parents: As we officially put summer to a close and move ourselves towards the beauty and the inwardness of autumn, I think of music. The “autumn” movement from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons comes to mind – a poignant and stunning piece of music that describes the feelings that autumn can often evoke as we both grumble about and celebrate this pivotal season
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