Our staff are qualified Early Childhood Professionals whose passion is working with families to help children grow and develop into independent, critical thinkers.
Our staff undergo background checks. Our staff are required to do the following trainings within the first year of employment:
Mandating Reporting Training
Infant Safe Sleeping Practices Training
Medication Administration Training
Supporting Maine’s Infants and Toddlers: Guidelines for Learning and Development
Maine Early Learning Guidelines
Active Supervision Training
Our staff take 40 or more hours of training a year which is beyond the required 30 hours from the state. We also hold monthly staff meetings, book clubs and other trainings/activities that helps improve the care of the children at Pettengill Academy and helps build our community.