Employed at school since:
Founded in 1973
National College of Education, Bachelor of Arts
Roosevelt University, College of Music
1973 to present, Founder Newport Children’s School
1962 to 1973, Owner/Director of other preschools in Seattle, Bellevue, University District, Mercer Island, Kirkland
1959 to 1962 public school teacher, special education
Favorite Children’s Book(s):
If I ran the Zoo, Dr. Seuss
Mike Mulligan, Virginia Burton
Five children, nine grandchildren and one Alsatian.
Traveling, playing bridge and gardening.
I believe in affordable, high-quality childcare. Every day and every year of my life is richer because I share the lives of children. I am responsible for 600 children and 1,200 parents. I spend time at my schools each day to make sure we do not come up short.
– Rosalind Simmons
Hiking, rollerblading, running, fishing, and collecting insects with my sons.