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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mark H. Dawson Child and Family Center
Great Basin College
Elko Campus (map #20)
Phone: 775-753-2224

Front Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 am - 4 pm

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Child and Family Center Staff

Child center photoAll employees are required to undergo fingerprinting and an FBI background check. Each staff member completes annual certified training in CPR, First Aid, Emergency Procedures, and Infectious Disease and Blood Borne Pathogens. In addition, the teachers are required to complete a minimum of 18 hours of child development training annually. Teachers, who have not completed a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Child Development or Early Elementary Education, are encouraged to pursue a higher level of education by completing college courses, and attending child development workshops and conferences.

Staff

Director:
Sarah Carone (MA in Early Childhood Special Education)

Office Teacher Assistants:
Tiffany Steensen
Amber Ogle

Programs and Teachers:

Hummingbirds

  • Crystal Smith

Bumblebees

  • Kristine Dalton (AA in Early Childhood Education)

Ladybugs

  • Kristine Dalton (AA in Early Childhood Education)

Cuddlebugs

  • Kristine Dalton (AA in Early Childhood Education)

Bluebirds

  • Stacie Phillips, Lead Teacher (AA in Early Childhood Education)

Meadowlarks

  • Stacie Phillips, Lead Teacher (AA in Early Childhood Education)

Firefly (AM & PM)

  • Melinda Gomez (BA in Elementary Education)

Butterflies

  • Kristine Dalton (AA in Early Childhood Education)

For More Information Contact

Mark H. Dawson Child and Family Center
Great Basin College
Elko Campus (map #20)
Phone: 775-753-2224

Front Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 am - 4 pm

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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