All our staff have Early Childhood Education training, background checks, and First Aid certification.
Miss Leah is our Executive Program Director. She has her bachelor of child studies and children’s mental health certificate from Mount Royal University. She has been working in the early childhood education field for ten years now! She has two children who love attending our Centre and a small dog. In her spare time she likes to read, watch documentaries and play outside with her kids. She has been with our Centre since June of 2018 and loves it here!
Miss Soleil is our Assistant Program Director. She has been with our Centre since March of 2019, she currently has her level one is early childhood education and is pursuing her level two. In her spare time she loves to listen to show tunes and paint! She loves working with all of the age groups and works hard helping to run all of our programs at SDCVK.
Miss Marissa has her level one in Early Childhood Education, she joined the SDCVK family in August of 2021. Her plans for the future are to continue to further her education in child development. Working with children has always been her passion. Her daughter attends our center as well and she feels as a mother it is crucial that the children and their environment are cared for like her own. She is a strong believer that the children we care for are the leaders of tomorrow, and it all starts here with our little ones.
Valley Kids Out Of School Program
Mr. Markus has been working in our Valley Kids Out of School Program since August of 2018. He currently has a level one in Early Childhood Education, and has plans to further his education in childhood development. His five year old son also attends our afterschool program and loves it! In his spare time he enjoys playing board games and spending time with his family.
Miss Jocelynn currently has her level one in Early Childhood Education, and is taking steps in order to pursue her level two. I have been with the Sundre daycare since April of 2019 and have loved every minute of it. She has spent time working with both the preschool age groups as well as toddlers. When she is not at the Centre she spends time with her three children watching movies, playing games, or playing with her hedgehog Eevee.
Miss Holly has been a part of our amazing team since December of 2020. Her current role is to be a teacher in our preschool program. She is very excited to grow and learn alongside her students. She currently has her level one in Early Childhood Education, but is attending Red Deer College pursuing her level two. Working with children is something she has grown to love and can’t wait for many more years of teaching and learning!
Monica has her level two in Early Childhood Education.
"I have lived in Sundre most of my life. I have been married for 35 yrs to my childhood sweetheart and we have 2 adult children and 2 grandkids which are the light of my life. I enjoy working with kids. I volunteered with both Parent Link and Active Parents until I was lucky enough to be hired at the Sundre Daycare."
Miss Christine has a level three in Early Childhood Education, she joined our team in January of 2021 as a casual staff member. Originally from Ontario, she has lived in Sundre for the past four years. In addition to working in daycare and nursery school centers in Ontario, Christine spent nine years as an English Immersion Preschool teacher in Helsinki, Finland. Starting September 2021 she will be moving to our preschool program here at SDCVK. In her spare time Christine enjoys baking, taking care of her family and pets, and scenic weekend drives exploring the beautiful Alberta country side.
Brooklyn is currently working on her level one.
"Working for the daycare has been the most rewarding job I've had thus far. Working alongside
such wonderful people, and watching the children grow and learn new things is truly a beautiful thing. Looking forward to continuing on in my child care."