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Profiles of today's child care workforce 2005-06

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Child Care Human Resources Sector Council
Fact sheet
Publication Date: 
1 Oct 2006


These profiles provide a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of people working in Canada's child care sector. The people profiled here share a deep commitment to early learning and child care.

2005-06 profiles:

Tammy Ball
Early Childhood Manager, Bashaw and District Support Services
Bashaw, Alberta

Karla Baxter-Vincent
Coordinator-Instructor, Early Childhood Education (ECE) program, New Brunswick Community College
Saint John, New Brunswick

Rachel Besharah
Early Childhood Educator, Toddler Program, Centretown Parents Day Care
President, Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2204
Ottawa, Ontario

Aimee Clark
Child Care Advocate
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Valerie Collins
Home Visitor, Family Child Care Connections
St. John's Newfoundland

Wynn Ann Fahey
Supervisor and Early Childhood Educator, Bloomsbury Child Care Centre
St. John's Newfoundland

Bonny Harvey
President, Board of Directors, the Preschool Centre
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Joyce Hughes
Director, Kids Korral Day Care
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Rory Magill
Cook, Andrew Fleck Child Care Centre (downtown program)
Ottawa, Ontario

Josée Morin
Coordinator, School-Age Child Care Program, École Saint-David
President, Syndicat du soutien scolaire des Bois-Francs (CSN)
Victoriaville, Québec

Joanna Ocampo-Flores
Early Childhood Educator Level II, Aleph-Bet Child Life Enrichment Program Inc.

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Gay Pagan
Union Organizer for Child Care Workers, Manitoba Government and General Employees Union
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Debbie Thompson
Toddler Teacher, Chuva Program, University of British Columbia Child Care Services
Instructor, Continuing Education, Vancouver Community College
Vancouver, BC

Karen Wright
Supported Child Care Worker, North End Day Care,
Coordinator, Canadian Union of Postal Workers' Summer Camp
Halifax, Nova Scotia