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Dr.  Lanor  Payne
Administration
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Principal's Corner

Director's Message

 Dear Parent/Guardian,

   As Director of Michelle Obama Early Childhood Academic Center, I would like to welcome you to our website. This website has been prepared in the hope that it will become a valuable resource for you and provide you with school news and information. This website has been developed to enable everyone to become familiar with our school, its policies, and other procedures.

At Michelle Obama, we view each child as creative, capable and curious learners. Children learn in so many ways, and we feel that children should learn in an environment that is suitable to each child versus the classroom as a whole. The environment plays a huge role in our school. Teachers at Michelle Obama take extra time observing all the children to really get to know them individually, watching for each child’s interest and skill sets. Children are encouraged to listen to each other, share ideas, learn and use problem-solving skills daily.

I believe as Malala Yousafzai said: “One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”  As the school year progresses, you will come to realize that I am your child’s biggest advocate here in the school. I will work tirelessly to ensure that they are welcomed here and will provide an atmosphere that is positive, caring and focused on learning, which are my top priorities. Their journey will be one that I truly hope they will enjoy and look forward to on a day to day basis. 

Parents you play such an integral part of this journey. I ask that each day you take time to discuss the day your children had at school. To review homework with them and to ensure that they get enough sleep and are prepared for the challenges that awaits them during the next school day. I ask the students to come to school each day with their minds and thoughts set for learning, to be ready for the aforementioned challenges that will await them at Michelle Obama. 

Let us all work together to ensure a great school year, my door is open, ideas are welcomed and I again look forward to a great school year.

Sincerely,                                                                                                                                         

Dr.Lanor Payne
Director
Michelle Obama Early Childhood Academic Center