Our Staff

The staff at Growing Tree Children’s Center are specialists in Early Childhood Education. They understand the importance of developing a positive relationship with each child. Every staff member is registered in the Oregon Registry and is awarded a Step 1-11 based on his/her level of education, training and experience. They complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of early childhood education courses yearly. 

Teachers are experienced in facilitating the growth and development of children from birth to age five. Several staff members hold Bachelor Degrees; others have AA degrees in Early Childhood education or are continuing their education at the college level. Some have community based training along with experience. All staff are required to be registered in the Central Background Registry, maintain a current CPR card, Food Handlers card and have completed a Child Abuse and Neglect course. Yearly, each staff member contributes six hours of volunteer time to the Center.

My son is two and has been going to Growing Tree since he was 3 months old. The staff in each of the the three classrooms he has been in have been amazing. They seem to sincerely love what they do and really bond with each child. He thrives on constant activity so this has been a really great setting for him.
- Proud Parent