Archive for March, 2014

Choosing the Right Daycare or Preschool

by École Maison

Choosing a daycare or preschool can be a challenge for working parents.  Finding the right staff and center to care for and teach your child can be a very personal and daunting decision.  With so many choices, how do you work through the confusion to find the right solution for you and your child? One way to move forward is to develop a .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Azerdae Banks

by École Maison

One of the newest members of the École Maison staff is Azerdae Banks.  She joined the center in October 2013 as our new cook. Azerdae has previously worked in a childcare setting.  Prior to joining us, she served as a Toddler teacher at a different center.  She is certified in CPR and First Aid. Though she works in the kitchen creating home-cooked meals, .. Read More

Understanding the Differences Between Daycare and Preschool

by École Maison

Daycare facilities and preschools are often thought of as one and the same.  After all, both types of child centers accept preschool-aged children during the day, both have to be licensed and accredited, and both can cost about the same. Although daycares and preschools do have some overlap, the similarities end there.  Typically, the two types of child centers differ in three distinct .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Ashley Meade

by École Maison

“Seeing the joy and excitement on their faces when they master a new skill is amazing and very rewarding.”  That’s what Ashley Meade says about her job teaching children at École Maison.  She has been a staff member here for four years and considers herself lucky to be working in this field.  It’s her passion. “There are so many things that children learn in .. Read More

Welcome to Our New Website

by École Maison

Ecole Maison Website Home Page

If you’re reading this, then you’ve found our new website and blog. Welcome! We’re very proud of our new online home and we hope you’ll visit regularly. It’s a great way to meet our staff and learn about our programs. Our new site is designed to better serve our parents as well as those looking for a new daycare or preschool for their .. Read More