CONGRATULATIONS to Pre-K Teacher Caitlin Macon!

Caitlin Macon, one of Frazer’s Pre-K teachers, has been honored with the 2018 Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs.The award is given by the Georgia Association for the Education of Young Children (GAEYC) to recognize “distinguished service to quality educational improvements for all of Georgia’s children.”“I am beyond honored to receive this award!” says Caitlin. “It feels amazing to be recognized for the emotional investment we put in at our ... Read More...

A Family’s Journey: The Schunior Joneses

Hank was three years old when his parents, Larry Jones and Emily Schunior, started facing new challenges with him. Emily would drop him off at his childcare center, and he would be “clearly anxious and afraid to go there. They’d call us thirty minutes later to come pick him up,” she says. They were noticing that Hank was having trouble regulating his emotions and behavior, and it wasn’t long before he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. “He’s very sensory,” says ... Read More...

Helping Teachers Help Children

If you’ve ever spent any time with Kenya Duncan, Frazer Center’s Instructional Coordinator, you know she’s a positive, creative, exuberant spirit. You might not ever suspect that she was shy and withdrawn as a child. But Kenya says that’s partly why she is compelled to nurture children today. You might also find it hard to believe that she spent two years in the Army as a field artillery meteorologist. She credits that experience with building her confidence and giving her a can-do attitude, but ... Read More...

Teaching Inclusion: April Jones

April Jones was at the University of West Georgia, working as a research assistant in an archeology lab while majoring in both environmental science and anthropology, when she could no longer deny that she just wasn’t happy. She loved science, and her mother was an environmental scientist, but April wasn’t feeling it. She decided to take some time off from school and happened upon a job in a childcare center. She never considered becoming a teacher until a colleague noticed her natural abilities ... Read More...

A Family’s Journey: The Fraziers

Donovan “Donnie” Frazier is thriving in his second year at the Frazer Center according to his mother Lauren. But the Frazier family’s journey hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing.In the summer of 2014, when Lauren was 36 weeks into her pregnancy with Donnie, she experienced what felt like stomach pain. Her husband Dashaun took her to the hospital, and Lauren quickly went from the ER into Labor & Delivery where she was scheduled to be induced the next day. But it turned out that her ... Read More...

The CARE Committee May Teacher of the Month Is…

Congratulations to Ms. Camillia Burden for being selected as our May CARE Committee “Teacher of the Month!”  The CARE Committee knows that teachers are the heart and soul of every school, and takes great pride in recognizing our incredible teachers here at the Frazer Center, through the voices of the parents. Ms. Camillia is Assistant Teacher in the Little Cloud classroom. Here are some of the things the parents said about her:“As a parent that primarily does pick-up in Little Cloud, Miss ... Read More...