My life as an artist and creative thinker, feeler, mover… has greatly influenced the way that I view the process of working with young children, their families, and other educators. I do not work with children in the classroom as an atelierista. Yet still I claim the identity of Atelierista because of my roots in the arts. My strength lies in connection, creation, and collaboration- my internal atelier.
These journals are a series of reflective writing pieces on our profession, interviews with early childhood educators, and my work with the teachers at Tulip Tree Preschool and Elm House. Enjoy!