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Meet Our Staff!
Peggy is a Special Educator in our Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program.
What do you enjoy and value most about working at CTC?
I truly value my work at CTC because I know what we do makes a difference! I love working with the kids and their parents and seeing their growth, no matter how small, big, or in between. I am on both the Maple Valley and Enumclaw/Auburn Teams, and I appreciate how our teams support one another. We are always ready to jump in with listening ears and reflective questions to offer suggestions, or to just listen and be heard.
What is your favorite activity to share with families?
I love to connect with the families and ask about their week. What is going well, and what is hard? One of my favorite parts of my job is when parents whose older children attended our Kaleidoscope Play & Learn or our Adventure Pals class bring the child’s younger siblings to class. It is always a joy to meet and play with the little sister or brother! In class, I love to get creative with the kids and explore though art activities and music.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
When I am at home, my favorite activity is to spend time with my family (human and furry) and my dear friends. We love to cook, enjoy meals together, and just hang out. My husband and I also love to attend live music performances and travel around the country and overseas. I am always humbled by how kind and welcoming people are to us when we travel.
Join Us for Move-A-Thon September 18-24!
Join CTC for a memorable week of moving together to support kids with disabilities and developmental delays and their families— virtually and in-person!
CTC families can use the code ctcfamily100 when signing up to waive the registration cost!
The in-person event takes place Saturday, September 23 at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood with an accessible ride, roll, walk, run around the lake, followed by performances, refreshments, a community resource fair and family-friendly and accessible games and activities.
Can’t make it on the 23rd? Sign up for the virtual event and move with us whenever, wherever, and however it works for you during the week of September 18-24, 2023.
Are you a super-mover? Sign up to participate both virtually throughout the week and in-person on Saturday.
However you choose to move, please join us to support kids and families in our communities. Register today!
Coffee Conversations on September 11
Join us on Facebook for our Live “Coffee Conversations” show featuring members of CTC’s staff!
On Monday, September 11 at 12:00 pm you’ll have a chance to meet Family Navigator Shannon Watkins. Shannon helps families with children ages 3-5 years old connect with Early Learning supports and Community Resources in South King County. Among other things, she partners with parents and families to identify needs and barriers and helps them create goals that are family-driven and relevant to them. She works with both CTC families and other families in the community as well.
Save the date and be sure to join Shannon to learn more about how her role supports families in our community!
September 5: Autism Workshop
Join us Tuesday, September 5 for a FREE online autism workshop called “Let’s Go to School!” This topic was previously scheduled for August 15.
The workshop is FREE and open to CTC families as well as families in our communities. Please share!