Our Educators

Sooyeon

Sooyeon – Acting Director – Sooyeon has been with our daycare since 2012 and brings a wealth of experience and leadership to our centre. She has successfully completed Level 2 certification in Saskatchewan, as well as, a diploma in Craft Design from Bucheon University in Bucheon, Korea.

As an educator for young children, Sooyeon believes that children learn and grow through play. Therefore, she ensures to create an environment for play that reflects children’s strengths and interests, in addition to, supporting the child’s holistic growth. Sooyeon also adds diversity in children’s play programs in the centre through STEAM activities.

Main Center Staff

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Gilbert – Gilbert is the educator for the Preschool Group “Polar Bears”. Gilbert is originally from the Philippines where he worked for over 10 years as an elementary school teacher. Gilbert has a Bachelor of Elementary Education from Philippine Normal University, as well as, Master of Arts in Special Education from University of Philippines. Gilbert loves being a part of our childcare team and enjoys his arrival to our center where he is greeted enthusiastically by our children with hugs and high fives!

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Diana – Diana is our educator for the toddler group “Teddy Bears”. Diana holds a Bachelor of Secondary Education from the University of Philippines. Diana loves working with our children and seeing their infectious smiles everyday! Watching the children growth and development is important to Diana and she feels proud when she can be a part of it!

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Ofelia (Rabaca) – I am Ofelia Breedon (Rabaca) blessed with 1 daughter and a loving husband. I studied food technology in the Philippines for a year and worked in Hongkong which gave me the opportunity to learn to cook some aspects of Chinese cuisine. When I immigrated to Canada, I applied for the Food Handling Certificate and worked in Subway. I have also worked in the Deli department at Safeway and currently I am enjoying looking at the satisfied and happy faces of the kids as they enjoy eating the meals I’ve prepared as their cook in Cathedral Area Cooperative Daycare.

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Tania – PT Coverage – Tania Sharmin is from Bangladesh.  She Completed BBA and MBA from University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. She has 7 years of banking experience  as supervisor and then moved to Canada in the year 2015. In Canada she worked for a retail store and after compilation ECE level 1 from Saskatchewan Polytechnic she started working at Cathedral Area Cooperative Daycare in the year 2018.

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Rita – Hello! My name is Rita and I hold a B.A.Ed from the University of Ilorina, Nigeria. I am also a Montessori directress as I have a diploma in Montessori meth of education. I hold a Canadian PR card but I am Nigerian born and bred! I have been a teacher for just over 8 years. I have a very loving husband and we are both blessed with 3 adorable children. I love working with kids as they are a joy to this world.

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Hariny – Grizzly Bear – Hi there! I’m Hariny, a third year student at the University of Regina. I’m taking bachelors of Kinesiology and upon completion of the degree, I expect to work with athletes as an athletic therapist to treat and prevent athletic injuries. I was born and brought up in India but I would very much like to be a Canadian someday and I’m looking forward to that day! An interesting thing about me is that I love to draw anime and I do it pretty much most of the time. I work with the “Grizzly bears” group and I love spending time with the kids. There’s actually a lot of stuff that I have learned from these kids and I’m genuinely happy to meet and get to know the kids.

Jamie – Panda BearBio Coming Soon! 

ShirleyBio Coming Soon!

Before & After School Staff

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Keagan – I am currently studying both Early Childhood Learning Certificate and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Regina in my first and second year of the programs respectively to add Social Work to my study after one of the programs is concluded. I was born and raised right here in Regina where I have received my RIS certification (Respect in Sport) and worked on and off as a tutor. I am keen to work with the Kindergarten group and to gain more experience in education.