Staff at New Fairfield Bright Beginnings

Mary Arnold, Owner/Executive Director

Mary Arnold has been involved in the teaching and care of children for over thirty years. Her philosophy, contributions, down to earth style and pragmatic approach have earned her a national reputation in the childcare field. Mary blends years of operating her own center with a contemporary understanding of early childhood development. She is an author, consultant, public speaker, practitioner and mother. Mary was elected President of NACCP (National Association of Child Care Professionals) in January 2007. In 2004 Mary published her first book titled Effective Communications for Child Care. Mary is available to speak to or consult with your group on a variety of topics. For more information, contact (203) 746-5994.

Buy her book: Effective Communication Techniques for Child Care

Susan Hamilton, Director

Susan Hamilton has been the director of Bright Beginnings since July 1998. She began her career at Bright Beginnings in 1991 and has been an integral part of all the programs from that day forward. Never far from a classroom, Susan’s dedication and commitment to children is evident in her calm, loving demeanor, professionalism, creativity and flexibility. Involvement in the community and professional organizations are also important to Susan.

We invite you to visit!

Of course the ultimate test of whether our center is right for you and your child is an in-person visit. Please feel free to schedule an appointment or stop by and we will be happy to show you around.