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Nest Rebrand Timeline

Classroom Furniture & Materials

Every classroom will be transformed with top of the line, solid maple craftsmanship pieces including tables, chairs, shelves, toys, and every day classroom supplies.

Done

Big Brave Blocks

Our jumbo blocks will ignite children’s imaginations encouraging learning, social development, movement, and of course fun! Click here to learn more about children’s development through big block fun. 

Done

Paint

All walls within the school will receive a fresh new coat of paint!

Done

Flooring

Easy to clean vinyl-plank flooring will be installed throughout the school.

Done

Outdoor Play Spaces

Our outdoor play spaces will be rich with plants and natural elements, exciting play themes, and physical challenges. Children can learn to assess risks and test their boundaries within an environment created with their safety, health, and skill-building in mind.

Fall 2022

Interior Signage/Artwork

Beautiful artwork, classroom signs, and signs emphasizing our core values will adorn the interior of our school.

Done

Exterior Signage

New exterior signage will ensure we can’t be missed!

Done

Digital Signage

Never miss a beat! Our digital displays outside classrooms and in our lobby will keep you up-to-date on weekly curriculum activities, school announcements, events, menus and more!

Fall 2022

Security

We will be installing state-of-the-art security systems at the entrance and throughout our school to keep our children safe and provide parents peace of mind that their children are safe in our care.

Fall 2022

Air Purifiers

Air purifiers using ActivePure Technology® will continuously clean and protect air and surfaces 24 hours a day, reducing 99.96% of airborne SARS-COV-2 viral partials as well as other viral contaminants.

Click here to watch a short video with more information on how this technology protects your child while in our care.

Done

Interior Renovations

Natural elements true to our brand will be carried throughout the design of our school. Our welcome area will become a warm and inviting space, and even our hallway spaces will receive fun Nest elements!

Fall 2022

The Nest Difference

We are proud to offer the highest quality early education program for families in the communities we serve. As you compare other daycare and childcare facilities, we invite you to come experience The Nest difference!

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Barbara Taylor

Since 1987, Barbara has shown exemplary service in early childhood education. She has served in many roles throughout her career. Starting out as a cook, she then went on to become an infant teacher, then assistant director, and has been a director since 1996. When Barbara didn’t think she could have any more children of her own, she wanted to find a job working around them every day. She loves that being in childcare gives her the sense of having one large extended family!

Barbara has two daughters, four granddaughters, four great grandchildren, and three “rotten” dogs and loves spending time at the beach whenever she can. Barbara’s favorite childhood book is Green Eggs and Ham and Sam I Am because her father’s name was Sam. Barbara did not like reading much as a child, but now she loves curling up with a good book whenever she can. We love having Barbara on our team!

Meet Our Team

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Jennifer Newsom

Since 1989, Jennifer Newsom has been making strides within the field of early childhood education. She earned her associate in both Early Childhood Education and Administration! Jennifer chose this career path because she has always loved children, and being around them has always made her smile. She loves each child’s unique personality and individuality. She also greatly enjoys watching them apply their newly mastered skills during exploration of the world around them.

Jennifer has been married for 13 years to her wonderful husband, Scott. Together they have a blended family of three children. Jennifer has a son, Austin (24), a stepdaughter Meagan (22), and another stepdaughter, Lindsay (21). As a family, they have four “fur babies”: Petey, Molly, Lily, and PJ. They are doxies and they are very stubborn!

In Jennifer’s spare time, she loves to cook and try new recipes. Amazon is her weakness and she loves to shop and order all kinds of neat things!

Jennifer has always loved to read Harold and the Purple Crayon to her classes, despite not being the biggest reader as a child herself. She now loves encouraging children to use their imaginations while reading. We love having Jennifer on our team!

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Krista Lewis

Krista has been in the early childhood education field since 1996 and has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family studies. She has served in many roles throughout her career, from serving as a floater, teacher, cook, lead teacher, assistant director, director, and now regional director. She can do it all! Krista has always had a special place in her heart for children, and she loves being able to make a difference in children’s lives every day.

Krista lives with her husband, son, daughter, and their dog in Thomasville. Krista’s biggest fear has always been flying, but she recently overcame that fear on a trip to Chicago and will fly again with less anxiety! Her favorite childhood book is The Baby-Sitters Club because she likes that it is about friends that will accept each other no matter what. We love having Krista on our team!