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Letters from Zibby

Eloquent, thoughtful, often humorous and always helpful, "Letters From Zibby" offer parents a seasoned perspective on the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of young children.

For over a decade, noted early childhood expert Elizabeth "Zibby" Andrews, Head of Garrison Forest's Preschool, has written regular letters to the GFS families with young children. Each letter shares her knowledge and experience as a respected educator covering a range of topics both timely and timeless.

Follow Zibby on Twitter @ZibbyA.

About Zibby Andrews

Zibby Andrews came to Garrison Forest in 2000 as Head of Preschool. In her role, she oversees the programs of the youngest children on campus, from our Twos through Pre-Kindergarten. In addition, Zibby is responsible for our on-campus Faculty Daycare, which includes infants through three-year-olds.

After majoring in Sociology and Elementary Education at Hollins College, Zibby received Master's degrees in Reading and in Counseling from the Johns Hopkins University and in Early Childhood Education from Towson University. She began her teaching career as a Third Grade teacher and taught Reading at Southern High School in Baltimore and at Towson University. While raising her three children, Zibby worked part-time as a parent liaison and editor of a newsletter for Baltimore City's Gifted and Talented Program, as a tutor and administrator for a reading clinic, as a Pre-First classroom teacher, and as a teacher at Stevenson University. Before coming to Garrison Forest, she spent nine years as Director of Good Shepherd Preschool in Ruxton.

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