Sooyeon – Executive 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
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 Bear – Bio Coming Soon!
Shirley – Bio Coming Soon!
Disha – Bio Coming Soon!
Nosheen – Bio Coming Soon!
Before & After School Staff
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.
Damara – Hello, My name is Damara. I am 21 years old and from Alberta. I have been working in the child care field for 7 years and have been working in professional daycare environments for 5 years. I have attended Bow Valley College for my Early Learning and Childcare Certificate. I have always had a passion to help children learn and grow into their own personalities and help them develop and excel in their talents and interests. In my spare time, I am a volunteer coach for sports including 5 pin bowling as I am a 6 time national competitor and earned multiple scholarships through the sport. I also own an art business which focuses on helping children learn different art mediums and classes.