Kindergarten

 

Kelly Baughman
Kelly Baughman was raised in Marlboro, New Jersey, and earned a dual elementary education and psychology degree from Rutgers University. After graduating from college, she spent six years teaching first grade in New Jersey and West Virginia. She and her husband moved to Pennsylvania after the birth of their first child, where she spent time at home raising her three beautiful daughters. She returned to teaching preschool at St. Andrew’s Nursery School then joined Seven Generations’ staff as one of its first kindergarten teachers in 2009.

In her free time, Kelly loves being with her family and traveling in the summer. She enjoys making crafts, listening to music and reading. Contact Kelly Baughman at kelly.baughman@sevengen.org.

What is it like to teach at Seven Generations?
Working at Seven Gen is a wonderful, never-ending adventure!

 


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Terri Kuklinski

Terri started in the corporate world working in the area of training and development. After having children, She decided to go back to school to finish her teaching degree. She’s completed her elementary education degree at DeSales University while working as a Learning Support Aide in 1st and 2nd grades. She completed her Master’s in Education in Reading at Kutztown University and is also certified as a  reading specialist. Prior to Seven Gen, She taught first grade and also worked as a Reading and Math Intervention Teacher.

She was drawn to Seven Gen because of the hands-on and integrated approach to learning. Terry feels that every child here is seen as an individual who learns in his/her own way and pace. Our approach allows us to help all children to grow and learn in an environment that is active, fun, and interesting.

Terri lives in Barto with her husband and two daughters. They love hiking, skiing, going to the beach, paddleboarding, kayaking, going to amusement parks, visiting National Parks or just hanging at home for a family game or movie night

Contact Terri Kuklinski at terri.kuklinski@sevengen.org.

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Jeannine Leydic 

Jeannine grew up in Eastern Long Island and moved to the Philadelphia area for Graduate School. Jeannine has an Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science from Stony Brook University and a Master of Education from Cabrini University. She began her career in education working in a Nonprofit Organization as the Education Coordinator. She has also worked as a camp counselor at Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education adding to her experience teaching in the outdoors. Jeannine has taught High School Biology in Philadelphia for a short time. She also has experience working with Special Needs children as a Learning Support Paraprofessional in a Suburban District and a Behavior Technician at Children’s Integrated Center for Success. Jeannine taught Kindergarten here at Seven Generations for years as one of the founding teachers.

Jeannine was drawn to Seven Generations as she is passionate about teaching in the outdoors. She also believes in educating the whole child and creating a balance throughout the school day. Seven Generations Charter School cultivates all of these beliefs and Jeannine is happy to be back teaching in the community.

Jeannine enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. They visit family in New York and Western PA, as well as hiking trails and restaurants on their weekends. Jeannine also enjoys taking Les Mills exercise classes in her solo free time.