When your child dislikes the preschool teacher

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When your child dislikes the preschool teacher

What should you do if your child says he doesn't like his Preschool teacher? I think the first thing you should do is have a conversation with your school's director about it. You don't want to go to the teacher and say, "My child doesn't like you." I find that when children make statements like, "I don't like school." "I don't like my teacher." That's not really what is going on. There may be something happening within him emotionally that will come out verbally. "I don't like them." "I don't want to do that." It will come out in a negative way. So a little investigation about what's going on with your child, is the best thing.

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Sara Schuelein Perets

Preschool Director

Sara Schuelein Perets is the founder and director of The Sunshine Shack preschool and the co-founder of Super Duper Arts Camp which is a summer camp and after school enrichment program designed for ages four to 14. Sara also teaches seminars and workshops to educators on process based art and exploration and is a parent educator. 

Sara’s original background was in art and classical texts and her first teaching assignment was teaching Shakespeare in Middle Schools. This experience inspired her to further her education in teaching where she found her true calling in early childhood.  She became fascinated by observing how young children could learn and develop from interacting with their environments. She has been working in the early childhood field for 15 years. Sara is passionate about raising awareness of the importance for quality in the early childhood field.

Sara’s approach to working with young children is one of respect and empathy while seeing each child for their individual needs.  Her workshops on child-led, process-based art reflects the child’s ideas and views of their world. Her seminars for parents are focused on the importance of how language can reflect who they are and how they see themselves. She believes our language and communication are powerful tools to help children gain critical thinking skills. 

Sara lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three sons.

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