Line is the founder and Director of ECDSS. She has a degree in Psychology and Sociology, a Masters in Family Ecology and Practice, and a certification in Indigenous Early Childhood Development Leadership and Management. Line has over 30 years of teaching and facilitation experience and brings passion and energy to the field of early childhood. She sits on the Alberta Early Learning and Care Leader’s Caucus, is a board member for Alberta Child Care Association as well as Change for Children. Fluent in French, she also provides some of our workshops to the Francophone community.
Angela is our Early Childhood Facilitator and has been with ECDSS since 2012. She is passionate about learning how our early experiences impact our lives and how we can create communities that support healthy children and families. Angela has worked throughout the field of early childhood including the areas of childcare, early education research, and classroom teaching from preschool through second grade. She has an undergraduate degree in elementary education with a focus in early childhood from the University of Alberta. In her spare time Angela enjoys the quieter things in life – knitting, reading, and spending time with her loved ones, including her Moto Guzzi.
Kim is our Office Manager with over 15 years of experience in office administration. Kim also has experience working closely with children and their parents. She has previously designed and taught various curricula for children’s programming and, after graduating with an undergraduate degree in Human Services with a Major in Child and Youth Care, Kim taught playschool to 3 and 4 year-olds where she developed and implemented learn-through-play programs. Kim has found a home with ECDSS combining her extensive office managerial experience with her passion for early childcare. Kim manages all aspects of our office administration and provides valuable support to the delivery of ECDSS’ services.