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"The most wasted of all days is the one without laughter."    E.E. CUMMINGS

OUR DIRECTOR

Overseeing the school is the Director and Owner, Lisa Robbins. Lisa has an extensive background in the field of early childhood education and holds an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education, a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education, a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, and did post graduate work at Bank Street College of Education.   

She has spent time in Australia, New Zealand and England studying early childhood programs and teacher training techniques. All three countries have been recognized for their approaches to literacy in early childhood. Lisa has given presentations and lectures on early childhood techniques to school districts and Universities as well as teachers throughout the state. She is certified in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education, and has a Montessori Teaching Diploma. 

 

In addition to her academic credentials, Lisa is married with six children of her own (ages 10 through 18) so she very much understands, appreciates, and participates in the daily drama and wonders of parenting!

THE DOGWOOD SCHOOL

8 Dogwood Drive  ·  Chester, NJ 07930  ·  908-879-7477