When my husband and I were expecting our first child we decided that I would be a stay-at-home mom and raise our children. This was the best decision we ever made, and I am so grateful that we were able to choose that life for our family. I am honored to call three amazing, strong, Eagle Scout men, my sons.
After working at home for almost 10 years, I was asked if I would like to join the staff at my son’s preschool, and I jumped at the opportunity. I worked in a preK classroom for 5 years, and administratively in the office for 4 more years. During that time I needed to fulfill a required number of professional development hours. More than half of the classes I attended focused on special needs children, especially those on the autistic spectrum. (as my oldest son has Aspergers Syndrome, this was a topic near and dear to my heart).
I also began working for my town’s Board of Education as a Paraprofessional for twin special needs boys who had developmental delays. I absolutely loved being part of their team that helped them grow and become successful students. Their parents decided to take them out of the public school system and put them in a private, religious program, so the BOE would no longer provide support for the boys. I was left with a job opening, and the BOE offered me a position in our local high school for the following year. After much soul searching, I decided that early education was where I belonged, and I found a job teaching technology to preschool and kindergarten children. Other than being a mom, this has been the best job I have ever had, and was sad to hear that my boss, whom I worked with for 10 years, decided to retire and close his business down.
After discussing options with my family and friends, TECHNOLOGY TOOLBOX, LLC was born on May 4, 2016. I am super excited to be able to continue teaching technology classes to preschool, kindergarten and elementary school aged children. With over 20 years teaching young children, I believe I have the foundation, knowledge and proven passion to provide a meaningful educational experience to the children I serve.
Thank you for choosing Technology Toolbox as a part of your child’s education.