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Laurie Metcalfe

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MANCHESTER — Northshire Day School Executive Director Laurie Metcalfe has earned a Step Three Program Director Credential, demonstrating quality and leadership in the world of early childhood education.

“Laurie has a clear vision for what early childhood education can accomplish as a field and in our community,” remarked school Development Director Jennifer Luty. “Laurie strategically focuses on how to produce the best outcomes for children and families.”

The Step Three Credential process includes college coursework, experience and the completion of a portfolio demonstrating the application of over 50 competencies with expertise in children’s families, communities, financial and program management, as well as leadership in the field of early childhood education.

Metcalfe has been working with children and families for 22 years, spending the last five years as executive director at the school. In addition to her Step Three Director Credential, Metcalfe is a 2016 graduate of the Snelling Center for Government Early Childhood Leadership Institute. She is a level V teacher and a master instructor through Northern Lights at Community College of Vermont. She holds a B.A. in psychology and special education, and an M.A. in curriculum and instruction.


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