Welcome to Gettysburg's Growing Place

Meet the Center Director

Sherry Yingling

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (717) 337-8211

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Donna I.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me pleasure to invest in the lives of children

Teaching since: 2007

Lindsay G.

School Age

I love teaching because: I like to inspire children to learn and grow

Teaching since: 2011

Diane H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the infants grow and learn under my care

Teaching since: 2007

Alice R.

School Age

I love teaching because: I enjoy working with children

Teaching since: 2009

Keri C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching a child learn, grow and accomplish something new for the very first time

Teaching since: 2003

Vanessa S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy making a difference in the lives of children

Teaching since: 2015

Jessica L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in children's lives and help them to learn

Teaching since: 2015

Jennifer R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see children learn.

Teaching since: 2012

April B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: "of children's ""Ah-ha"" moments"

Teaching since: 2005

Brandie S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love and enjoy working and being with children

Teaching since: 2013

Jonathan W.

School Age

I love teaching because: I am great with children

Teaching since: 2016

Jordan K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love playing and teaching kids and watching them grow

Teaching since: 2016

Cristal M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch my students grow and develop

Teaching since: 2016

Ashley H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch children and their minds grow and expand

Teaching since: 2012

Caitlyn S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: children are joyful and fun

Teaching since: 2016

Jamie W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I feel proud to watch my students learn and develop new skills

Teaching since: 2015

Pamela C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me a chance to interact, educate and help young children flourish and grow.

Teaching since: 2005

Alyssa B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to make a difference in the lives of children and watch them grow

Teaching since: 2014

Brianna A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the children grow and learn new things

Teaching since: 2017

Angela D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children's imaginations and getting to watch them and be amazed by their learning.

Teaching since: 2013

Jennifer B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it is so wonderful to watch kids learn and explore their world.

Teaching since: 2013

Kara A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like children and their imaginations.

Teaching since: 2009

Shelby R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: watching children learn and grow is rewarding.

Teaching since: 2015

Andrea C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: children are always interesting.

Teaching since: 2016

Keith A.

School Age

I love teaching because: I get the opportunity to grow young minds and care for the future generations

Teaching since: 2017

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Happy Teacher's Appreciation Day !!!”

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Monique

“Thank you Ms. Jamie for being the loving, caring, creative and smart teacher that you are! We are so grateful for you! You rock! Jen & Sophia”

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Jennifer (daughter Sophia)

“Ms Diane and Ms Donna have made Lane's transition into daycare (and mom's transition back to work!) so much easier. Dad enjoys chatting at drop off and pick up, and always reports that Lane seems so happy any time he is there! THANK YOU for taking such great care of all the little ones, everyday!”

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Laurel Miller

“Dear Ms. Brianna, Ms. Jamie, and staff, Thank you for pouring love into our kids each day! Your smiles light up Preschool C! My daughter has grown tremendously under your guidance and teaching. Know that you are appreciated all year long! Smiles, Justina”

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Justina

“Thank you Ms. Brianna for all you do for Soph and her classmates! You are wonderful, loving, caring and smart and we are so grateful for you! You Rock! Jen & Sophia”

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Jennifer (daughter Sophia)

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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