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Jessica Rannie

Faculty Information
Location(s) Lower School
Title(s) Lower School Assistant PK/Lunch Bunch
Contact Information
School Email
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Education
Degree(s) B.A., Sociology, Western Washington University 2007
Other Information
2016 
 
Jessica Rannie is a Teacher's Assistant for Pre-K in the Lower School. She is excited for the opportunity to join the Lower School team again after a wonderful first year working as a third teacher for Lunch Bunch in Pre-K for the 2016-2017 school year.

She joins her husband, Brian Rannie, Middle School PE Coach, who has been at Carolina Day School since 2009, as well as their twins, Phineas and Stella, who are in the Lower School.

After receiving her B.A. in Sociology at Western Washington University in the spring of 2007, Jessica worked as a Teacher's Assistant in Pre-K and led the After School Program for an independent school in Bellingham, WA. Prior to her time spent in Washington, she was an After School Assistant at Sullivan's Island Elementary in South Carolina and a nursery teacher with up to ten newborns in Virginia.

During her free time, Jessica enjoys all things traveling, outdoors, family and friends.
 
Get to know Jessica Rannie:

What do you like about CDS? "Carolina Day School is a warm, caring, supportive environment in which all individuals are encouraged to try new things, explore and embrace their similarities and differences. I am taken with such devotion, enthusiasm and passion that is shared among each and every individual that is a part of this campus community and I am excited to be a part of it."
What personal passion brings balance to your life? "My family. I adore above all things, my children and my husband. They give me the confidence, support and unconditional love each and every day that inspires and excites me for what lies ahead." 
What books inspire you in your classroom? "The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein, and Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown are two of my all-time favorites. As a young child, I loved evening snuggles and story time with my mother and father as I drifted off to sleep and now I have the pleasure of sharing these very same traditions with my own children. Whether it is a message of unconditional love, the importance to appreciate and respect all things, the reassurance of never being alone, or the emphasis of routine, these books inspire me to slow down and be present in all aspects in life and learning." 
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