EES Opens Essential Classroom!

EES has opened up an “Essential Classroom” to support families who are not able to work from home during the shutdown. Here are some photos from the class!

Firefighter Visit!

This month, we welcomed local firefighters as they came on their annual visit to our Westminster and Canal Street sites to visit the children! The children got the opportunity to see real firefighting equipment up close and even try some on! They were able to witness firefighters putting on their outfits and equipment and learned […]

EES at the Kid’s Fair!

EES was at the River Valley Credit Union Kid’s Fair last Saturday, and it was nice to see so many of you there as well! Thank you for stopping by our table and chatting with us, we hope you enjoyed the beautiful day as much as we did!  

Canal’s New Garden!

Our Canal Street site now has a beautiful new garden space! Our facilities staff came over and built us a wonderful fence, and the teachers took it from there. We have a few green beans and some very tiny cucumbers so far, as well as a nice spot for drawing. Be sure to check it […]

Head Start Heroes!

On Saturday, June 8th, EES returned to march in the Strolling of the Heifers parade for the second year in a row. This year’s parade theme was “Farmers are our Heroes,” and so we were invited to appear dressed in farmer or superhero attire. Chelsey Johns, the Lead Teacher in the Canal Street Hedgehogs classroom, […]

The Art of Head Start!

On the last day of April, the children of Westminster Head Start and Early Head Start put on their annual art exhibition! Children returned to the centers after school with parents in tow to show them several creations they have been working on in class while enjoying refreshments.  There was a wide selection of the […]

Fire Safety at WEHS!

Westminster Early Head Start had a special visitor today! A local firefighter and parent came to volunteer his time to show us his fire truck and the gear he needs for fires. We got to see him with all of his fire gear on so we know not to be scared when we see a […]

Meeting with Bernie!

Debra Gass, EES Executive Director (second from right) joined other Parent-Child Center Directors from across the state to meet with Bernie Sanders, US Senator to discuss highlights from the field of Early Care and Education and Family Development at the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington yesterday (9/20/2018).

First Day of School!

EES celebrated the first day of school last week! Our new school year has officially begun! On the days before the start of this new school year, our sites held Open Houses at each center for the children and their families to get to know their new classrooms and teachers. Our teachers worked hard to prepare […]

Pre-Service Training!

EES staff have finished their first week of Pre-service training and we are halfway through the second! We started with a kick-off Staff Retreat on Monday, August 20th at Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole, NH. with two dynamic workshops: “Gender is On the Agenda!” with Kari Smith and “The Multi-Generational Workplace” with Karen Blumberg and Jennifer […]