Teachers

Meet Our Teachers

All educators observe, reflect, plan and share curriculum decision-making during both formal and informal meetings and discussions. Educators use observation and documentation tools such as anecdotes, smart board, individual reflection, group planning and photographs as developmental summative assessment on paper, following the ELYF.

Maryann has been a lead educator at Canossa Kindergarten for the past 35 Years.

Maryann strives to provide a loving and caring environment for all the children and their families

Maryann Dziedzic

Director

Maryann has been a lead educator at Canossa Kindergarten for the past 35 Years.

Maryann strives to provide a loving and caring environment for all the children and their families

Maribel has been a part of the Canossa family since 1999. Maribel is multilingual which is an asset to families who have English as their second language.

Maribel is sensitive, not only to the needs of children in her care but also to the families needs in the early stages of their child’s learning.

 

Maribel

Assistant Educator Blue Room B

Maribel has been a part of the Canossa family since 1999. Maribel is multilingual which is an asset to families who have English as their second language.

Maribel is sensitive, not only to the needs of children in her care but also to the families needs in the early stages of their child’s learning.

 

Debbie has been part of the Canossa community since 1985. Joining the staff in 2005 as an assistant educator.

Debbie brings not only her Diploma in early childhood studies but also a wealth of practical hands on knowledge.

Debbie

Assistant Educator Yellow Room

Debbie has been part of the Canossa community since 1985. Joining the staff in 2005 as an assistant educator.

Debbie brings not only her Diploma in early childhood studies but also a wealth of practical hands on knowledge.

Sr. Melissa is the approved provider for Canossa Kindergarten. She is dedicated to providing the very best of care to children and families of Canossa.

Sister Melissa is an integral part of the Canossian order, working to ensure the charism of Magdalen is present through the education ministries.

 

Sister Melissa

Canossa Delegate Assistant

Sr. Melissa is the approved provider for Canossa Kindergarten. She is dedicated to providing the very best of care to children and families of Canossa.

Sister Melissa is an integral part of the Canossian order, working to ensure the charism of Magdalen is present through the education ministries.

 

Being a devoted family woman, it is incredible how Leanne has time left to dedicate such love and attention to all the children in her care.

Leanne’s passion for early learning has made a long lasting impression on children past and present.

Leanne

Lead Educator Green Room

Being a devoted family woman, it is incredible how Leanne has time left to dedicate such love and attention to all the children in her care.

Leanne’s passion for early learning has made a long lasting impression on children past and present.

Karen is Canossa’s educational leader in which she oversees the curriculum for the centre. Her knowledge and expertise come from many hours of research carried out in her own time.

Her work and dedication to our curriculum is invaluable to the development of our programs and teaching methods.

Karen

Lead Educator Yellow Room

Karen is Canossa’s educational leader in which she oversees the curriculum for the centre. Her knowledge and expertise come from many hours of research carried out in her own time.

Her work and dedication to our curriculum is invaluable to the development of our programs and teaching methods.

Paula has been a Canossa parent for the past 3 years and is currently a relief assistant educator across all of our rooms.

Paula creates a calming environment and is also willing to assist the lead educator in whatever they need for the program and well-being of the children.

Paula

Relief Assistant Educator

Paula has been a Canossa parent for the past 3 years and is currently a relief assistant educator across all of our rooms.

Paula creates a calming environment and is also willing to assist the lead educator in whatever they need for the program and well-being of the children.

Sam has been a part of the Canossa family for the past 21 years. Sam is an enthusiastic and extremely energetic educator.

Her dedication brings out the best of the children in her care.

 

Sam

Lead Educator Blue Room

Sam has been a part of the Canossa family for the past 21 years. Sam is an enthusiastic and extremely energetic educator.

Her dedication brings out the best of the children in her care.

 

Mandi started with Canossa as a parent, who sent her twins here over 11 years ago.

Mandi joined the Canossa teaching staff in 2010 as an assistant educator in the green room, providing children and families with a great start to their learning journey’s

 

Mandi

Assistant Educator Green Room A

Mandi started with Canossa as a parent, who sent her twins here over 11 years ago.

Mandi joined the Canossa teaching staff in 2010 as an assistant educator in the green room, providing children and families with a great start to their learning journey’s

 

Julia is a dedicated member of the Canossa family and recently joined our teaching team. Julia brings an absolute dedication and love of children to the classroom.

Her energetic and creative ability will be an asset to the classroom environment.

Julia

Assistant Educator

Julia is a dedicated member of the Canossa family and recently joined our teaching team. Julia brings an absolute dedication and love of children to the classroom.

Her energetic and creative ability will be an asset to the classroom environment.

Lili is a talented and creative educator, she is known among her colleagues for how well she connects with children and their families.

Lili’s talents extend to her to speak languages.

Lili

Assistant Educator Green Room B

Lili is a talented and creative educator, she is known among her colleagues for how well she connects with children and their families.

Lili’s talents extend to her to speak languages.

Bronagh offers assistance with relief teaching.

Bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the early childhood setting, with a Bachelor of education and early childhood studies. We are very lucky to have Bronagh assisting here at Canossa.

Bronagh

Relief Lead Educator

Bronagh offers assistance with relief teaching.

Bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the early childhood setting, with a Bachelor of education and early childhood studies. We are very lucky to have Bronagh assisting here at Canossa.

Sister Belen Aguila is a Canossian Sister and has worked in early childhood education for 44 years. Sister was the Director of  Canossa kindergarten for 34 years.

Now retired Sister still has a strong presence around the kindergarten, greeting families morning and afternoon.

Sister Belen

Pastrol Carer

Sister Belen Aguila is a Canossian Sister and has worked in early childhood education for 44 years. Sister was the Director of  Canossa kindergarten for 34 years.

Now retired Sister still has a strong presence around the kindergarten, greeting families morning and afternoon.