B.A. Western Maryland College. A 1996 graduate of Friends, Ms. Schmidt worked at the School’s Summer at Friends Camp throughout college. She received a bachelor’s degree in 2000 from Western Maryland College and in 2002 joined the Friends School staff full-time. The mother of three children, Janelle holds both the 90-hour early childhood and the 45-hour infant/toddler certifications and she loves being around children.
A.A. in early childhood education, Villa Julie college (Stevenson University); B.S. Towson University psychology; level 5 in Maryland state credentialing program; 45 hour infant/toddler certified; CPR/first aid certified; working towards Masters in psychology
Over 16 years Early Childhood Education Experience; 99 Hour Early Childhood Development Certification, Sojourner- Douglass College; 45 Hour Infant and Toddler Certification; CPR/First Aid Certificate; Fluent In American Sign Language and currently learning French; Currently attending Ashford University to obtain a B.A. in Early Childhood Education Administration
M.A. in art education, MICA in, M.A. in teaching social studies, Brown University, B.A. in American studies, George Washington University
"No matter how busy my day gets, I know I will have an email waiting in my inbox, telling me what my child was up to that day with pictures of his smiling face."
Brigid Little Friends Parent
Swing by for a visit!
We invite you to come take a look and discover one of the most special places on the Friends campus. Little Friends has its own driveway, separate from the School’s main entrance, for easy access. Schedule your visit today!