About Us

“Sowing Seeds of love will blossom into happy success.”

Sowing Seed School staff is certified in Early Childhood development and required to attend ongoing professional development training to remain abreast of educational trends, early childhood theory, and best practices.

Background checks are required for all staff employed by Sowing Seed School. CARI- Child Abuse Record Investigation and CHRI- Criminal History Record Investigation –fingerprints.

Director: Marilyn Duran – Masters Degree in Administration and Supervision, as well as certifications in Early Childhood, Elementary Education K-8, Teaching English As A Second Language, and Bilingual/Bicultural Education. She is married for 30 years to her life and business partner and together have three children, one of whom just graduated from the University of Delaware and two attending the University of Minnesota.

Managing Director – Mrs. Marilyn Duran

One reason I love what I do:

Children have always been my passion. I have been married for 32 years to my husband and business partner Alexander Duran, and blessed with three amazing children. The youngest of the three children, Gabriella Duran, is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in the field of occupational therapy. I have enjoyed a 35+ year career of working with children and families as a teacher, School Principal, and Director of Educational Programs in both the public and private sector. 

My favorite place:

Our family Mountain home.

My favorite way to spend the weekend:

I love to study the bible and go to church with my family. I also love gardening in my backyard.

Where I got my degree:

Bachelors Degree of Science

Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision of Education

Elementary Education K-8 certification

Early Childhood Education certification

Bilingual/Bicultural Education certification

Supervisor’s Certification

English As A Second Language certification

Something on my bucket list:

To travel and explore with my husband, children and future grandchildren.

Director of Operations – Mr. Alexander Duran

One reason I love what I do:

The first five years of a child’s life are the most critical developing years they have, which determines who they will become later in life, and I find it to be my passion to help them grow into the amazing people they will become.

My biggest inspiration and teacher is my wife of 31 years and partner, Managing Director, Mrs. Marilyn Duran, along with our three children. Having a front-row seat to Mrs. Marilyn Duran’s career has taught me first-hand all about children and their development.

My favorite place:

Our family Mountain home.

My favorite way to spend the weekend:

My favorite way to spend the weekend is with my family. We go to church, study the bible, and enjoy each other’s company.

Where I got my degree:

Business Administration and Hospitality Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Something on my bucket list:

To travel and explore with my wife, children and future grandchildren.

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Testimonials

Our daughter Renee started sowing seeds back in September when she was just 3 months old. We are very thankful for the love and affection that she has received from miss Gloria, and the others in the school. I highly recommend this facility to all the parents looking for a top-notch daycare/school for their kids.

Pooja Ashok Jain

A Word

From Managing Director

“Children have always been my passion. I am blessed with three amazing children and have enjoyed a 30 plus year career of working with children and families as a teacher, School Principal, and Director of Educational Programs in both the public and private sector. “

– Mrs. Marilyn Duran

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Get In Touch

Location: 100 Avenue @ Port Imperial, Weehawken, NJ 07086
Telephone: (201) 766-1053

Email: info@sowingseedschool.com

School Hours: M-F: 7am - 7pm

Seeds for Success

Learning requires active thinking and experimenting in a nurturing environment filled with endless opportunities.

At Sowing Seed School our goal is to support children’s development from birth to prepare them for the future by providing a safe, warm and welcoming place for children to explore, learn and grow at their own pace.

GROW WITH US

Our newly constructed, modern facility (10,000 sq. ft of high ceiling space) is meticulously maintained to provide a safe and healthy environment for your child.

Our staff will engage your child in developmentally appropriate activities to ensure high quality education.