Katy McKay - Lead Preschool Teacher/Owner
Katy McKay is the owner and lead teacher of Mother Earth's Children Preschool. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development as well as Spanish from San Diego State University. Katy has been working in the field of early childhood education for over 20 years in various settings, including preschool teaching, center-based child care, family child care, and home-based care as a nanny. She opened Mother Earth's Children Family Child Care, now Mother Earth's Children Preschool, in 2007 after the birth of her daughter (her son also joined the program after his birth two years later). Katy has a great passion for connecting children with nature and strives to offer children opportunities to engage with the natural world that they might not otherwise have access to. She also values professional development and trainings in nature education in order to keep up to date with the latest research in early childhood education. Katy's interests include beachcombing, hiking, laughing, camping, learning about other cultures, traveling, sewing, jewelry-making, and going out for ice cream with her 2 children.