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2015 Teacher Awards Recipients

The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Proudly Announces the 2015 Recipients of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Awards

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Award-Winning Project

Anne Alexander Wee Care Family Childcare DeForest WI Let's Play in the Mud: Making a Mud Kitchen
*Brent Anders Salford Mennonite Child Care Center Harleysville PA Do You Wanna Have a Puppet Show?
*Kimberly Bohrer The Learning Station Early Education Center Boise ID Natural Flowing River
*Sarah Bonifer The Children's Learning Center at Goodwill of Southern Indiana Clarksville IN Using Nature to Nurture
Tonya Casey Apple Tree Learning Center Urbandale IA Exciting At-Home Adventures
Crystal Celender Tender Care Learning Center Pittsburgh PA Get Moving in the First Year
Shanda Cox First Baptist Children's Center Winston Salem NC Exploration Stations
Holly Dalo Tender Care Learning Center Pittsburgh PA Patterns, Counting & Sorting, Oh My!
Tracy Ehlert Babies 2 Kids Learning Center Cedar Rapids IA All About Our Community-Service Learning Projects
Susan Evans Memphis Jewish Commnity Center Germantown TN Gardens Grow
*Jennifer Furniss Phila Freedom Valley YMCA Child Development Center at Spring Valley Royersford PA Exploring the Five Senses through STEM
Angie Gering-Ludwig Apple Tree Children's Center Ankeny IA Lending Library Backpacks
*Tammy Hardin Minot Air Force Base Child Development Center Minot AFB ND ABC Music & Me-Move & Groove
Yvette Harvey Northridge Children's Center at Calif State Univ Northridge CA STEM for Two's: Building a Path to the Future
Christine Henderson Kid Biz East Maiden Washington PA Pre-K Gets Saucy
Katie Herbert County North Children's Center, Inc. Liverpool NY Outdoor Classroom
Cristina Hernandez Baby Gator Developmental Research Center at Newell Drive Gainesville FL Look at Them Go!
Ashley House The Learning Community Wayne IN Multi-Cultural Prop Box Enhancement
Julie Hume Kind Hearts Day Care Princeton MN Defining a Space for Activities
Aspyn Landis Corning Children's Center Corning NY Fossil Excavation Site
Annie Larkins Cneter for Children & Families San Marcos CA Technology in Preschool 2
Nicole Masias Samuel Paley Early Learning Center Philadelphia PA Bringing Nature Indoors
*Natasha McKenzie Stony Brook Child Care Services, Inc. Stony Brook NY Tasting Friendship Soup
Nichole McLeer Parent Infant Center Philadelphia PA Full STEM Ahead: Weaving Together the Languages of Science, Art & Math
*Catherine Mikalic Green Byrne Child Care Center Philadelphia PA Indoor Toddler Nature Connection
Rachelle Millien Westminster Mayfair Presbyterian Church Child Care Center Philadelphia PA Social Emotional Engagement Center
Angela Misner Easter Seals Midwest Pleasant Valley MO IBIC Conscious Discipline Implementation Project
Carrie Monfre Gunderson Child Care Center La Crosse WI Outdoor Music Enhancement
Patricia Nance Kinderberry Hill child Development Center Plymouth MN STEAM into Learning
Teresa Olin Calif State University: San Bernardino Infant and Toddler Lab School San Bernardino CA Water Tables for Infant Toddler Lab School
Diane Palko Tender Care Learning Center Pittsburgh PA Gross Motor Play
Natasha Palmer-Lehman Northland Early Education Center Kansas City MO Mobile Garden
Rachael Peterson Sandcastle Child Care St. Paul MN Light Table
Cynthia Raven Luke's Treehouse Child Care & Preschool Columbia MO Outdoor Science Center
Shirley Reynolds Shirley's Fun Time Learning Home Mobile AL Gardening for a Healthy Life
Wanda Reynolds Barksdale AFB Child Develpmnet Center - East Barksdale AFB LA Enhancing Children with Special Needs Through Music
Debby Rice Woods Hollow Children's Center Madison WI Bringing the Indoors Out
Sarah Rose The Rose Garden Garner NC The Inside-Out Project
Yelena Rud Kinderberry Hill Child Development Center Minneapolis MN My Five Senses-Learning About Winter
*Jenny Sexton Bright Beginnings Christian Center II Goldsboro NC Skill Builders in a Box
Kimberly Smith The Harmony School Princeton NJ Happy Notes
*Stephanie Smith Child Development Center-Therapeutic Child Care Des Moines IA The Sensory Smart Project
Rachel Stewart Foundations Preschool of Washtenaw County Ann Arbor MI Occupational Therapy for All
Tabitha Temple Warwick Child Care Center Pottstown PA Peacock's Greenhouse
*Amanda Treadaway Shepherd's Way Day School Colfax NC Learning Through Play
Amanda Turner Apple Tree Children's Center Middletown CT Growing Our Five Senses
Kara Ventriglio Apple Tree Children's Center Hamden CT Books & Cooks
Susan Wapniarski Wilmette Child Development Center Wilmette IL Project Based Engineering
Christy Ward Calvary Child Care Center Golden Valley MN Sensory Solutions
Christina Zedreck Tender Care Learning Center Pittsburgh PA Creative Crusing Corner

*The top ten scorers of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Awards are eligible to apply for the Helene Marks Award and to be named the National Child Care Teacher of the Year.

The winner of the Helene Marks Award will be announced on February 27, 2015.