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Welcome to Everbrook Academy in Wayne, NJ. My name is Jennifer Ricra and I am the school principal. Along with our school education manager, Jen Grinberg we have over 40 years of experience in early childhood education in both teaching and administration. We are so excited to be a part of the Everbrook Academy family!
We are a 21st century preschool where our STEAM curriculum brings the world into every classroom. Here, your child will discover integrated, hands-on learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts. We offer Infant and Toddler care, Preschool and Pre-K, and School-Age. Every teacher in every classroom uses the same set of developmental milestones to observe and assess each child’s learning and growth. Through our unique Cycle of Intentional Planning, teachers use these assessments—as well as knowledge of the children’s interests—to customize weekly lesson plans. This way, learning goals are personalized for every child!
Safety is a top priority here at Everbrook! We follow stringent cleaning and sanitation procedures. We keep updated on all health alerts and perform wellness checks each day with the students.
We can't wait to meet your family! Please give us a call to schedule a tour today!
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Education: B.A. Sociology
Hello! I am Jennifer Ricra and I am excited to join the Everbrook Academy of Wayne team as your principal. It has been a joy to work in the Early Childhood Education field for over 20 years. I take pride in working with my team to create the best possible environment for your child to develop a lifelong love of learning. I can't wait to meet your family!
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
As a school education manager, I will be responsible for ensuring our curriculum is executed to the highest level to ensure all our students' needs are met each day. The curriculum we have here at Everbrook Academy is engaging, challenging and fun for students. Also, our daily instruction and routines help students learn how to show respect, kindness and fairness towards others.