Lauren Durnin, Director (Newtown)

Lauren is the site director of our Newtown Educational Playcare site. She started her career with us in June of 2022. She earned her bachelor’s degree in the fields of Education and Mathematics, as well as a master’s degree in Education. She has worked as an Elementary and Middle School teacher in public schools and made the switch to early education in January of 2010. She worked as a teacher and Program Supervisor at Nature’s Nursery in Green Chimneys before assuming the Center Director position with Educational Playcare.

Lauren is a single mom who lives in Danbury with her son. She is originally from the Island of Barbados and tries to get back there to visit her family as much as possible. Her immediate family lives in North Carolina, and she tries to visit as least 3 times a year with her son.

Lauren is an animal lover and an avid gardener. She also likes to spend her free time hanging out with her son and playing video games! She also enjoys exploring new restaurants and foods.

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