Hello, my name is Diana Bird.  I married     my college sweetheart, Michael, in 1985 and received a degree in Professional Preschool Education in 1986.  I have been teaching in one capacity or another since I graduated. With experience in Reading Intervention, Kindergarten Assistant, Preschool Teacher, Special Education Assistant I must confess, Preschool is where my heart is happiest.

 

We moved to the Boise area in 2011 with our two youngest boys who are now 18 and 20.

We also have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.  (They're the best!)

We love the sunshine and family friendly activities here in the Treasure Valley!  Some of our favorite activities are hiking, biking, camping, and watching movies as a family.

 

Qualifications:

*Professional Preschool Education Degree

*20+ years experience as Lead Preschool Teacher

*Kindergarten Transition Team 7 years

*Preschool Curriculum Development

*Inclusion Preschool Program Development

 

Special Training:

*Multiple Intelligences (Learning Styles)

*Emergent Curriculum

*Creative Curriculum

*High Scope

*Developmental Screenings and Assessments

*Love and Logic

*Handwriting Without Tears

*Sign Language For Preschoolers

*Behavior Interpretation

 

Miss Diana Owner/Teacher

Miss Lindsay

Hello, my name is Lindsay Klein.  I have been happily married for 11 years to my husband Mike, and we have a beautiful daughter Mikaela.  Mikaela is 6 yrs. old and wants to be an American Ninja Warrior athlete when she grows up.  My husband and I are natives to Idaho and have lived in Boise for about 12 years. We love to be active in the outdoors with camping, hiking, river rafting, running, and swimming.  We also love to cook and bake together.  We are big into American Ninja Warrior competitions and obstacle course races.  For relaxing times, we love reading, puzzles, playing board games, and watching tv shows or movies.

 I have been teaching preschool aged children for over 10 years.  I Graduated from Boise State with a degree in Early Childhood Development with an emphasis in Special ED Education/social work.  I am experienced with teaching infants, toddlers, preschool age and school age children.  Preschool age is one of my favorite age groups to teach!!  

 I have several experiences teaching locally in the Boise area.  A few years ago I met Diana and we taught together by sharing a classroom.  She was my daughter’s preschool teacher at the time!!  We became a great team, we have a great system, we have similar teaching styles, and we are good friends!

Qualifications and Special Trainings: 

  • Special Education

  • ASL-sign language

  • Every Child Ready for Math and Reading Curriculum

  • Handwriting Without Tears curriculum

  • Creative Curriculum

  • The Study Approach and Theme Based Learning

  • Kindergarten and Library Assistant for Early Literacy Awareness 

  • Behavioral intervention and interpretation, 

  • Kindergarten Readiness Skills

  • Development Assessments and Screening