Becki 

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Hello Arts and Imagination families! My name is Ms. Becki. I absolutely love being teacher and am honored to have the opportunity to support your family!  I strive to provide a warm and nurturing environment that celebrates and cultivates your child's unique abilities along with their sense of self and love for others.

I have over ten years of experience working with children and families in a wide variety of educational settings from the home environment to the school district and many places in between. Regardless of the setting, my passion is making strong partnerships and connections. I believe we are better together!

I have an Associates in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor Degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis on intervention and programming, and am Director Qualified through the State of Colorado.

I believe that children learn through play and exploration of their environment and that teaching occurs best in an environment that supports hands-on learning experiences. Play = Learning. To me, social and emotional development is the cornerstone of the early years and the most important "work" of early childhood. I also have a passion for integrating academics into the natural environment. It is my goal to help grow confident and knowledgeable future learners of tomorrow!

I’m a parent first, just like you, and that plays a large role in the environment I create in the educational setting. My mama experience ranges from foster, adoption, and bio kiddos who currently span ages toddler to teenager. My family and I love spending our time engaged in local music, hiking, gardening, and the enjoying the many home-grown eateries our community has to offer.

I look forward to providing a safe and happy environment to foster your child's unique growth. I also look forward to partnering with you and supporting your family during my time in your child's life journey!

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Thurman

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” - Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Estrada

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” - Bob Talbert

“Play is the highest form of research.” -Einstein