Staff Team

Staff work in partnership with parents in meeting the individual needs of each child within our programs. They are a diverse team of educated, quality staff and hold valid first aid certificates and have submitted to full Criminal Record Checks. They are a committed and valued part of KIDS and are dedicated to providing and promoting quality learning environments for children and their families.

Director: Jo-Anne
headshotsJo-Anne is a fully qualified Early Childhood Educator with over 25 years’ experience in child care. She holds valid certification in administration of child care programs, and in providing care to infant, toddlers and children who have special needs. She has developed and administered several child care programs in the lower mainland. She has worked as the Director at KIDS since 1998, leading staff teams, supporting families, and welcoming students. She continues to advocate for Quality Child Care for all children. She presents workshops on a variety of topics.

Jo-Anne has sat on the Provincial Child Care Council and contributes as a member to the Community Early Care and Learning committees. She is the parent of two adult children and the grandparent to two grandboys.