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Jennifer Macdonald

Jennifer is the Founder and Director of Heart Centered Multi-Age and Nature Preschool.  Jennifer Started Heart Centered Multi-Age in the fall of 2011.  It was her desire to bring quality, nature based learning to the children of the Newfound Area.  

Jennifer  received her BS in Education with a Special Education certificate and a BA in History from Keene State College.  Jennifer has continue her own educational journey at Antioch University, in their Nature Based Early Childhood Education department.   During the last 17 years Jennifer has taught in various public and private school settings.  Her experience has confirmed her beliefs that each child can and will learn at the developmentally appropriate times.  She understands the importance of nurturing the whole child as they employ all of their senses in learning through thematic and interdisciplinary studies.  

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Kasia Beznoska

Kasia Beznoska was born and raised in New Hampshire. She graduated from Northeastern University in 2009 with a B.A. in Psychology. She continued her education in Early Childhood Education, and later taught as an Assistant Teacher at Red Oak Montessori Preschool. Kasia became a Certified ChildLight Yoga Teacher in 2010, and is now the owner of Growing With Yoga, teaching yoga to children ages 18 months through 16 years old. She is also the director of a non-profit organization called LKPY (loving-kindness peaceful youth). Kasia has taught yoga and mindfulness classes, workshops and camps to children in NH, MA, and VT.

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Meghan Kaiser

Meghan Kaiser graduated from Plymouth State University with a BS in Psychology.  While at PSU she met her startlingly devoted husband, Ron. After graduation Meghan’s internship led to a full time position as a Child Developmental Counselor at The Hunter School in Rumney, NH, a school that specializes in a nature based approach to learning. Ron and Meghan started their family 5 year ago when their loving son William arrived.  She has stayed home learning from William for the majority of 5 years.  Ron, William and Meghan explore the world together as much as possible.  When Meghan isn’t camping with the family or snuggling up watching a movie with them you’ll find her hopelessly hunting for a local yard sale.

 

 

 

 

 

Jenne Walker

Jenne Walker graduated from North Country Community College in 1999 with an Associate's of Science in Wilderness Recreation Leadership. After graduation she started working for the USDA Forest Service on the White Mountain National Forest in many seasonal roles including Wilderness Ranger, Visitor Interpretive Services, and Youth Conservation Coordinator over a span of eight years. While working for the Forest Service, Jenne finished her Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Studies and Conservation Education.

Since 2008, Jenne has worked for the Squam Lakes Association as their Director of Education, creating a variety of educational programs for youth and adults spanning watershed and environmental related topics. Jenne lives on the Walker Farm in Alexandria, NH with her husband and two children. As an avid outdoors person, Jenne believes in the careful use of nature and passing on to her children and those around her, a desire to understand and live in harmony with the land.