Committees and Networks
Ontario Reggio Association (ORA)

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA)

Canadian Association for Young Children (CAYC)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Planning committee (2013) Early Childhood Conference on behalf of York University around the topic of Full-Day Kindergarten

Kindergarten Network lead (2010-2014) York Region District School Board

ECO Committee (2013) planning to transform outdoor playground into a natural learning space

Member (2013) The Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning program

Teacher leader (2009-2013) Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ministry of Education Funded Initiative: Early Primary Collaborative Inquiry (EPCI) K-2 on behalf of York Region District School Board

Facilitator (2012) Inviting complexity: Deepening our Understanding of pedagogical documentation, Ontario Reggio Association Conference Facilitator, Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, Ontario

Chair (2009-2010) Literacy committee and organized Family Literacy/Math Nights and Writers Cafe 


2011-2018. TransformEd Consulting Services (Workshops, eWorkshops, Conferences, Meetings, Inquiry Program, Discovery Days, Creative Corners)

2013. Pearson Canada’s Social Media Symposium 


Community Service
2011-2018. Mentor. Early Childhood Educators and Kindergarten Teachers learn through my blog, globally. Blog has exceeded 2.8 million views and has been cited in early childhood courses, websites, articles (Young Children), books, newspaper, and Professionally Speaking magazine. It is a free resource accessed by many for learning who frequently connect for support via Twitter, Google hangouts and email.

2013-2018. Founder. CTInquiry Network (Connected through inquiry: A curious community of learners) a free network that meets monthly across Ontario and via Twitterchats or Instagram challenges @ctinquiry

2009-2015. Facilitator. Open house events to welcome educators into our classroom with debriefing sessions for questions and answers, YRDSB

2014. Organizer. Art Supplies for Africa open house event and presentation fundraiser with over 1000 educators visiting our classroom - all art materials (over 10 suitcases filled with art materials were sent with a church group to schools in Africa), Richmond Hill, ON

2008-2014. Mentor. Teachers College Preservice Students, York University, ON

2008-2014. Mentor. Early Childhood Educator Students, Seneca College, ON

2013. Facilitator. Professional book club, “A Place for Wonder” for educators FDK-Grade 4 and online

2013. Trainer. Kindergarten Division about pedagogical documentation, Bond Lake P.S., York Region District School Board

2012-2013. Developer. Online sharing space for educators to participate in the virtual project entitled, “We Can See and connect our classrooms through the blogsphere and twitterers

2008-2010. Mentor. High School Coop Students, Richmond Hill, ON

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