Natalia Sosnovskikh is from Russia. She has over 20 years of experience working with kids ages 2-7. Natalia has a Master’s degree in Preschool education is from Pedagogical college №1 in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. After working in the field of her studies as a nursery and kindergarten teacher for over a decade, Natalia also was awarded the qualification of Teaching Specialist in Preschool Education from the Ural State Pedagogical University. While working in Russia, Natalia has participated in numerous teacher trainings and competitions and received recognition for her leadership in early childhood and preschool education.
Over the last two years since moving to the US, Natalia has worked as a teacher at the ABCD day care and the Ann Kids Child Day Care Center in Northeast Philadelphia. Natalia enjoys helping to shape the development of a child’s inquisitive mind, enabling young students notice new things, find beauty, wonder and the undiscovered in the world surrounding them. She believes that each child is unique and talented in their own way, so the teacher’s main job is to help identify and develop these individual talents.
Natalia has an adult daughter, Anastasia, who recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and now is working as a Software Developer at PPG. We welcomed Natalia at GK in 2017.