Ms. Janet Monro Dreyer
Ms. Dreyer (B.A., M.A.) is a teacher of young children. Educated at Mount Holyoke College and Claremont Graduate University in the fields of psychology, child development, and children's literature, she began her teaching career in 1964 in the public schools in Connecticut. From there she moved to Illinois, where for seven years she taught basic education to adults. In 1976, she moved to Claremont and joined the teaching staff of the Mary B. Eyre Children's School at the Claremont Colleges. At Mary B. Eyre she worked with three and four year old children until 1983 when she developed and then taught the first primary program in the history of the School. In 1984, she became the School's Director.
In 1997, when Claremont McKenna College assumed responsibility for the Mary B. Eyre Children's School and its relocation as The Children's School at Claremont McKenna College, Janet played a major role in the the design and construction of the new school. Since its opening in 1999, she has continued as both its elementary school teacher and its Director. Currently she is also serving as the School's liaison with the newly formed Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children.
Back to Advisory Board Members