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New Director at Westminster Nursery School

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New director, Kathy Sang (top row, 4th from left), and her incredible staff: Top Row: Betsy Harriott, Agnes Burkat, Marianne Gonzalez, Kathy Sang, Carol Settar and Nancy Ripps. Bottom Row: Kristin Cacicedo, Sue Bocian, Eileen Vass and Lucia Hassen. Credits: Betsy Harriott
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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Westminster Nursery School is proud to announce the hiring of new director, Kathy Sang. Prior to joining Westminster Nursery School, Mrs. Sang was the director of a preschool in Warren.

Mrs. Sang earned a degree in early childhood education and completed 22 graduate credits in early childhood education.

Located at 725 Mountain Ave. in Berkeley Heights, Westminster Nursery School was founded in 1971 with the purpose of providing a high quality, weekday pre-school program for children in Berkeley Heights and surrounding communities.  The school seeks to promote a child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth within a caring and supportive environment.  All curricula and programs are designed to foster this growth in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Each child is seen as an individual and is encouraged to appreciate and respect themselves as well as others.  Parents, through their involvement, are helped to better understand and observe their child’s development.  Westminster seeks always to provide a positive first educational experience for each and every student.

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The school offers half-day classes for children ages 21/2-5, offers a popular kindergarten enrichment program in the morning and afternoon and an extended day option, Lunch Bunch . Mrs. Sang has introduced an early drop-off program and a “mommy and me” class. There is also a new cooking enrichment, "Just Desserts."

Westminster Presbyterian Church is so happy that Kathy has joined the nursery school and we are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship.

For more information, an application or to schedule a tour of the school, contact Kathy Sang at (908) 464-4880.

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