Tami – Executive Director
Tami joined ICDC in February 2019 as our Executive Director. She has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for 19 years.
“Adults are just outdated children.”
Sarah – Assistant Director
Sarah has been with ICDC for 5 years. She has moved around rooms from Preschool to Toddlers. Sarah was previously the Atelierista, specializing in documentation.
“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss
Shari – Chef
Shari is our fabulous chef, who has been with us since September 2016. With 30 years of experience in commercial kitchens Shari develops and prepares all the menu items for our centre.
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Hyeah – Atelierista
Hyeah as been with since July 2017. She had about 8 years experience working with with children back home in Korea. Hyeah is originally from South Korea.
“Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow.”
Jessy – Room 1 Educator
Jessy (Soonhwa) joined the ICDC team February 2019. She is originally from South Korea. Jessy has lived in Canada since 2014.
“Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.”
Sienna – Room 1 Educator
Sienna (Sunyoung) recently joined ICDC in January of 2019. She is originally from South Korea.
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
Isabel – Room 1 Educator
Isabel has been in the ECE field for 30 years and counting, she has been with us since October 2019. Isabel is originally from Nicaragua and was a Registered Nurse. She now applies her love of working with families to the field of Early Childhood Education.
Sarbjeet – Room 2 Educator
Sarbjeet has been with ICDC for a year. She is originally from India and has been an ECE for the past 4 years.
“God couldn’t be everywhere so he created mothers.”
Verna – Room 2 Educator
Verna has been with ICDC since October 2019, she has been in the ECE field for the past 7 years. Verna is originally from the Philippines.
“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to anyone; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Etienne de Grellet
Bibi Sarah – Room 3 Educator
Bibi Sarah has been with ICDC for 8 years. She is originally from Pakistan.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Mary Ann – Room 3 Educator
Mary-Ann has been with us for 2 years. She is originally from the Philippines.
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
Deb – Room 4 Educator
Deb has been with the program for almost 40 years.
“Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.”
Estrelita – Room 4 Educator
Estrelita, more commonly know as Elsie, has with ICDC for 7 years. She is originally from the Philippines.
Amy – Room 5 Educator
Amy has been with ICDC for 9 years June 2019. She is originally from South Korea.
“Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.”
Niamh – Room 5 Educator
Niamh (“NEEV”) started with us November 2017. She is originally from Ireland and has been here for the past 5 years. She is very passionate about Gaelic football.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
Yuka – Team Support
Yuka has been with ICDC for 6 years. She is originally from Japan.
“One time, one meeting. Each encounter is a unique experience. You should cherish each encounter as if it were a once in a lifetime occurrence. Treat every meeting like it is the first and the last, and enjoy every encounter to the fullest because it may not come to you again.”
Jessica – Team Support
Jessica has been a team member at ICDC for the past 20 years.
“In the blink of an eye everything can change, so forgive often and love with all your heart; you never know when you may not have the chance again.”
Imelda – Team Support
Imelda joined us at the end of June 2019. She has been an ECE for the past 9 years. Imelda is originally from the Philippines.
“Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.”