Staff Spotlight: The Haven Celebrates Three Winter 2017 Graduates

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“The Haven encourages and fully supports continuing education for our employees. We are incredibly proud of our graduates and thankful they are part of The Haven family.” Brad Jones, CEO

The Haven is beyond excited to announce that we have three amazing staff members who have recently graduated from college! meet our AMAZING Haven graduates!

Sean Gast graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Florida. Sean was joined by his wife (Jeannie) and kids (Brenden and Brayden), his mother Nancy, his siblings Stephen and Shelby, and his grandparents Tom and Joanne. Sean is currently applying to physician assistant programs in Florida, California, and Houston!

“Congratulations Sean! We have watched in awe as you pursued your degree while also working diligently for our CES clients and being an attentive father and husband. You show true compassion and integrity in all of your endeavors and exhibit an insane competitive streak which pushes you to be so committed. Your success is guaranteed because of your dedication to always do your best.”Carole Reams, Careers Without Limits Coordinator

Selby Preschool Instructor Jenn Durso earned her Associate of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and a certificate in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention from State College of Florida (SCF). Jenn is currently enrolled at SCF to complete her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with a specialization in special education.

Selby Preschool Instructor Marianne Hall graduated from Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science program in Early Childhood Education Interdisciplinary Studies. Her program studied a variety of disciplines like psychology, philosophy, biology, disorders, and theology, etc. Formerly from Virginia, studying at Liberty University had always been a dream of Marianne’s. Her next scholarly pursuit includes obtaining her Montessori Teacher Certification.

“Many congratulations to Marianne and Jenn! They are dedicated members of The Haven Family who make a positive difference in the lives of our Selby children. Despite all obstacles, they have each persevered and accomplished their professional goals. I wish them both great success and I know that they will continue to occupy a special place in the hearts of our preschoolers!” Missy Eckenrod, Selby Preschool Director