"My daughter just graduated from this preschool in June. I can honestly say that enrolling her into this preschool was the best decision that I made. Not only did she love it, but as a parent, it was a rewarding experience to see how much she was learning. She couldn't wait to share what she learned, and she shared it with so much enthusiasm and excitement that it was infectious.

The teachers are just wonderful, and they are really good about keeping the parents informed about what the kids are learning as well as any issues that the child may be having. I can't say enough good things about the teachers and the school."

Children with at Indian River Nursery School

Staff

Head Teacher Jen at IRNS

Jen Sullivan - Director and Teacher

Jen is currently the head teacher and director at Indian River Nursery School. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Notre Dame College in Manchester, NH. Jen has over 13 years experience working with young children in a preschool/daycare setting. She loves working with children and seeing the world through their curious, excited eyes. She continues to stay current with educational trends by attending professional development workshops. Jen, along with her husband and two sons, relocated to Lebanon, NH from Connecticut in 2010 to be closer to family and are loving it. Some things that put a smile on Jen's face are baking, reading, gardening and going to the beach.

Brett at IRNS

Brett Schmidt - Assistant Teacher

Brett is our Assistant Teacher. She graduated with a certification in Computer Sciences from the Computer Learning Center in Chicago, Illinois. Brett moved from Illinois to Canaan in 2010 with her three daughters. She became involved with IRNS as a parent and volunteer in 2010, when her youngest daughter attended our school. Prior to moving to Canaan, Brett owned and managed a small at-home childcare service for infants through five year olds. She continues to stay current with educational trends by attending professional development workshops. Brett enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing tennis, baking, and reading a good book.