Ashley Walsh – Director (Windsor)

Ashley began her career in Early Education while working part time in a preschool classroom while obtaining her degree for Elementary Education. After receiving her bachelors from Western New England University, Ashley discovered that she had a passion for Early Childhood Education and began working in a childcare center. Since then, she was worked with all age groups, been a lead Pre-K teacher, Assistant Director and a Center Director.

Ashley believes that every child is deserving of a good education and that early childhood sets the foundation for children’s futures. She believes that children learn through play and exploration.

Ashley is joining our EPC family after moving from Massachusetts. She now resides in Enfield with her husband and two children. Her two children, Charlotte and Lennox, attend our Windsor location.

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Sara West – Director (Windsor-West)

Sara has been working in the early childhood education field since 1995, when she first started her career with Educational Playcare. Before taking on the role of Director, Sara was an Assistant Director, as well as a Lead Teacher for infants, toddlers, and our summer camp program. She has also been a staff mentor and a curriculum coordinator. Sara earned her associate’s degree in business from Haganas Skolan in Almhult, Sweden. She also has a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification and a Head Teacher Certificate.

Sara always strives to provide a fun and inspiring learning environment for the children in her care. She believes that the classroom is an extension of the home and that positive reinforcement is the key to successful learning.

Sara lives in Tariffville with her husband and two teenage children. In her free time, she enjoys music, trail running, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

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