Erin Kubran, Director (West Hartford on Fennway)

Erin has been a Center Director since 2010 and has been in an early childhood education management role since 2008. She has a bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University.

Erin has played many roles in the early childhood field. Her positions have ranged from a Lead Teacher to an Administrator. She has a true passion for education and supporting children to develop to their fullest. She is very excited to have the opportunity to be working with you and your family.

Erin lives in Simsbury with her husband, Jon, her son, Cameron, and their dog, Molly. Her son Cameron also attends the EPC school in West Hartford. Erin and her family love to vacation on Cape Cod each August. This been a family tradition of hers since she was just one-year-old.

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Lauren Eldridge – Director (West Hartford on Park)

Lauren has been in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2010. She joined Educational Playcare in 2016 at our West Hartford on Park location as the Bluebird and Canary teacher and was most recently part of Educational Playcare’s Family Relations team assisting families with the enrollment process. She has her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.

Lauren believes that the early childhood years are some of the most important years for fostering a positive relationship with learning. She believes that it is essential for children to learn through hands-on experiences and play, and that each child should be taught and cared for on a personal and individual level.

Lauren lives with her husband, Steve, and her cat Simba. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and exploring local Farmers Markets. She is very excited to be part of the West Hartford on Park team!

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