Jan Slabaugh

Jan Slabaugh is a specialist in early childhood education and resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Messiah College and a Master’s Degree in Education from Penn State University. She has taught in Early Childhood Education for more than twenty-four years, including the past six years at Messiah College. For twelve of those years she also co-owned and directed a Preschool Child Care Center. She has spoken at Early Childhood Conferences at the local, state, and national levels. Having completed a "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania" course, she is equipped to train faith communities on the recent law changes in Pennsylvania. She has been a pastor’s wife for forty-one years and has four children plus nine grandchildren—and one on the way.

Jan specializes in the following training opportunities for church leaders, parents, teachers, and mentors:

  • Policies and practices
  • Sermons
  • Pennsylvania law requirements
  • Circle of Grace training
  • Positive discipline
  • Preparing youth for working in the nursery or teaching classes
  • Responses to sex offenders
  • Children's stories

(To discuss your speaking/training needs and your ability to cover travel expenses and honorariums with the speaker/trainer, please contact info [at] dovesnest.net (info [at] dovesnest.net))