Advisory Group


The following leaders in education and early learning & care have shared their expertise and commitment to building this Network.


Anne Cooper

Superintendent of School

Revelstoke Board of Education

Revelstoke, BC



Sheila Davidson

Executive Director

Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Pippa Rowcliffe

Managing Director
Council for Early Child Development

Vancouver, BC


Carol Langner

Board Member

Alberta Child Care Association

Edmonton, AB


Lori Meyer

Superintendent Student Support Services

Prairie South School District

Moose Jaw, SK



Pat Wege

Executive Director

Manitoba Child Care Association

Winnipeg, MB

Ron K. Weston

Chief Superintendent

St. James-Assiniboia School Division

Winnipeg, MB



Carolyn Duhamel

Executive Director, Manitoba School Boards Association

Winnipeg, MB

Past President, Canadian Education Association


Don Giesbrecht


Canadian Child Care Federation

Ottawa, ON



Jim Grieve

Past President

Canadian Association of School Administrators

Oakville, ON


Shirley Ann Teal

Superintendent of Education

Peel District School Board

Brampton, ON



Josée Latulippe

Superviseure des programmes de la petite enfance

Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l’ Est ontarien

L'Orignal, ON


Sheila McWatters

Superintendent of Special Education & Support Services

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board

Mississauga, ON



Eduarda Sousa

Executive Director

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario

Toronto, ON


Fidelia Torres

Child Care Services Manager, Early Years Department

Toronto District School Board

Toronto, ON 


Patricia Amos

Director of Education

Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board

Hamilton, ON


Penny Milton

Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Education Association

Toronto, ON


Lee Walsh

Early Years Learning Specialist Transition to Kindergarten

First Nations Initiative

Bay du Vin, NB


Sonya Corrigan

Executive Director

Early Childhood Development Association of PEI

Charlottetown, PE



Darlene Halleran

Consultant, Division of Early Childhood Learning

Department of Education

Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s, NL 


As the Network grows across the country we encourage those interested to sign up to join the Network and contribute to the dialogue.




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