Friendly Foundations, Inc. seeks to enhance the children’s physical well-being, social and emotional development, and language development.  The program will help foster an appreciation for art and music, as well as academic skills development in literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies.  In order to foster these skills, the teacher(s) will engage children in active learning programs with a balance of supervised, independent activities, and adult planned and guided instruction.  Most importantly, children will be assessed throughout the year, and curriculum will be tweaked to suit his/her academic needs.


Top Ten Philosophy Statements:

  1. Do whatever it takes to make sure each child succeeds to his or her maximum potential.

  2. Make every lesson meaningful.

  3. Let the child’s creativity be the guiding force behind assignments.

  4. Allow the children to explore through hands-on projects, self-exploration, guided exploration, and meaningful discussion.

  5. Ask lots of questions and provide lots of answers.

  6. Every child deserves the best education.

  7. Children need lots of love.

  8. Stay abreast of new ideas, concepts, and trends in education.

  9. Continue all forms of professional development.

  10. HAVE FUN!

Jessica Falzone

Jessica graduated from Wheelock College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and a focus on Education and Literature.  She received her degree and Elementary Education Teaching License in 2004. 

After teaching 5th and 6th grade for two years, she decided to pursue a license in Early Education.  

She attended Cambridge College and earned a Master’s Degree in Education and received her Early Education License in 2007.  From 2006 – 2011, Jessica was employed at the John Silber Early Learning Center in Chelsea, Massachusetts.  This is where she gained a deep understanding and appreciation for early childhood education.  Recently, Jessica has partnered with the Department of Early Education and Care and has become a leading mentor for Early Education teachers in the Boston area.