Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Elementary Education 1983 Olivet University
1st Grade Teacher
Welcome!!! My name is Janice Lazarte. I am the mother of 3 children. Erica lives here in N.C., Chris is a Submariner in the U.S. Navy and Bryan is a Marine. I also have 2 grandchildren, Natty and Ava. My favorite things are Football and going to the Mountains!!
This will be my 17th year here at East Clayton Elemntary School and my 31st year as an Elementary School Teacher. I earned my Elementary Teaching Degree from Olivet Nazarene University in 1983. I taught for 14 years in Bolivia South America at The Santa Cruz Cooperative School, before moving to North Carolina. Of my 31 years of teaching, 26 of those were in 1st grade. I taught Kindergarten for 3 years and 2nd grade for 2 years. I love teaching and ECES is a great place to be!!
Have an AWESOME Summer!!!!!
We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience. To be eligible for this program, children must be four years old on or before August 31st.
Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.