Gretchen Parlin

     Gretchen joined the staff at BRCTC in 2004 as the Early Childhood Occupations instructor. Before teaching she owned and operated the Learning Tree Children's Center in Portland, Maine and also taught at Prides Corner Elementary School in Westbrook.  Gretchen has a lot of experience working with children and youth in various capacities including teaching swim lessons, coaching tennis, and running summer camps. She has a bachelors degree in Applied Technology Education from the University of Southern Maine and is working on her Masters in Early Childhood from the University of Maine at Farmington.