Susan Wartchow, Preschool Director
Susan’s career in Early Childhood Education spans a period of over 22 years. She began her journey in the US Virgin Islands by opening an Early Learning Center for teenaged parents. Not only was this an inspiring experience but it solidified her deep passion for developing social and emotional skills in children, parents and educators. She believes social and emotional skills are foundational and that educators must create empathetic, compassionate and judgment-free environments for children to learn and practice these skills. Core values are at the heart of her philosophy as a Director. In 2017, she received the Peacemaker award from Denver’s Early Childhood Council, Colorado Department of Human Services and Colorado Shines. In addition to raising five children with her husband, Susan has turtles, a dog and enjoys yoga and meditation.