1. -mother to four children

  2. -completed Level 3 of Communications Skills Development - (2013)

  3. -Standard First Aid and CPR level C - July 2015 (with AED)

  4. -certified and trained in optimal infant feeding and nutrition through La Leche Lague Canada

- successfully completed the Child Care Training Course Level 1, 2 and 3 at the Peterborough Family Resource Centre (2008, 2010 and 2011)

- 2006 Child Care Conference presented by the Ontario Early Years Centre

- attended the  “Magical Years” Waldorf conferences twice in Ann Arbor Michigan

- university courses including Child Psychology and Development (Western and Trent University)

- Early Childhood Education courses (Sir Sanford Fleming)

- attended the Reggio Emilia Child Care Conference at Loyalist College in Belleville

- have volunteered with gifted children (one-on-one mentorship program) in London, Ontario

- have volunteered with children who have Attention Deficit Disorder (one-on-one tutoring) in London, Ontario

- volunteered at Highland Heights public school in the kindergarten classroom (1995-1996)