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Staff Highlight: Tabi Fahner

by Administrator

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“I love playing the flute,” writes École Maison’s Toddler I teacher, Tabi Fahner.  It’s one of those things that she enjoys doing, but not too many people know about it.  “I have played since I was in middle school. I don’t have as much time to pursue this [now] but hopefully I will soon.” The 36 year-old teacher is originally from Columbus.  She .. Read More

Dealing with Stress: The Power of Play

by Administrator

Kids seem to have more organized activities filling their schedules today than ever before.  Organized sports, dancing, martial arts and similar activities all begin at a younger age.  We even have organized, scheduled “play-dates” for children. Kids today spend an increased amount of their time getting ready for, driving to and spending time at scheduled events and activities then they did a generation .. Read More

École Maison Security Features

by École Maison

We hear a lot about unexpected and unwarranted violence in the news today.  It’s unfortunate but random violence at schools, malls and businesses has taught us to secure our facilities and be mindful of those that do not. A childcare center has added concern since we deal with children. Whether threats come from unforeseen acts, natural disasters or troubled domestic situations, it is .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Heather Lyons

by École Maison

“I wanted to make a difference, to empower students in their learning.”  That’s the reason Heather Lyons gives when asked why she chose to work with children as a career. Heather is a former high school Spanish teacher of eight years.  She joined École Maison in October 2013.  You might think that it would be a big change to move from teaching teenagers .. Read More