Mindy Doiron

Pre Kindergarten Room 8
Welcome Pre K families to the 2017-2018 school year.  I feel so privileged to be what is perhaps your child's first school experience.  Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Mindy Doiron and this will be my 10th year of teaching in the Augusta School System.  Since beginning my teaching career in Augusta I have worked at Hussey School, Lincoln School and here at Gilbert.  Gilbert seems to be my final resting spot and I couldn't be happier.

I grew up in Winslow, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a degree in Early Childhood Special Education and Psychology.  Before taking my position here in Augusta I have worked at Vassalboro Community School as an educational technician and a resource room teacher at the Helen Thompson School in West Gardiner.  I did my student teaching/internship at the Children's Center and also worked for a number of years at the Maine General Health Early Learning Center.

I have two beautiful girls who go to school at Cony.  My oldest daughter is a Junior and my youngest daughter is an 8th grader.  My husband is a teacher at Winslow Junior High School.  I have two sister-in-laws who are employed in the school systems and my mother-in-law was a school nurse here in Augusta before her passing.  My mother was also a Title One teacher in Winslow before she passed away, so I guess you could say that teaching runs in our families.

When not in school I might be found watching my girls in their many sports (soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter, and lacrosse in the spring).  I also love animals which is evident when coming to our home.  We have two dogs (the second puppy added just before this school year began).  We also have three cats and 30+ chickens.  Anyone need any farm fresh eggs?  :0)

I love working as a preschool teacher.  It's so amazing to watch the growth from beginning of the year till the end.  I love to see past students that are now in kindergarten on up to sixth grade and just hope I can make a difference in their lives as they do mine!