Stephanie Sellers spent 13 years as a part of a private preschool in Chicago and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood/Primary Education. Ms. Sellers spent the first 2.5 years of her career as a lead teacher for 3-5 year olds. Her leadership skills and dedication to the families were overwhelmingly evident and she was quickly promoted to Director. As Director, Stephanie successfully enrolled and maintained full capacity. She was a crucial part of pursuing, achieving, and maintaining accreditation for the preschool. She also helped develop and write thorough parent and employee handbooks which included sections on job descriptions, steps to guiding a challenging child, grievance procedures, enrollment policies and procedures, and evaluation techniques. Ms. Sellers has incorporated several different learning philosophies in her approach to teaching and guiding young children. She believes in teaching children through play while taking an active role in encouraging exploration. Taking advantage of the teachable moments that occur regularly each day is a vital part of Ms. Sellers’ teaching style.