Collaborators

Early Learning Café is a collaboration of knowledge, experience, skills and ideas. Join us in this journey as we explore ways of implementing contemporary pedagogical practices.

Susan Ramsay

Susan Ramsay

Inspired to Learn

Susan is a founder of Early Learning Cafe and the founder of Inspired to Learn, a continuous learning platform for early learning educators, parents and caregivers. Read more about Susan on the About page or book a consultation.

Kathy Boelsma

Kathy Boelsma

ReCognition

Kathy was one of the founders of Early Learning Cafe and the Lead Collaborator in a consulting social collaborative called  ReCognition. You can read about the founding of Early Learning Café on the About page.

Susan Stacey

Susan Stacey

Module Presenter

Susan Stacey was the host of two Online Conversations, the first focusing on Nova Scotia’s Early Learning Curriculum Framework and the second on “risk-taking” in the early learning setting.  Sign up for the free introductory Community of Learning module then get the remaining three modules at the reduced rate.

Suzanne Axelsson

Suzanne Axelsson

Module Presenter

Suzanne Axelsson hosted our conversation about making our early learning spaces experiences of democracy. Suzanne has over 25 years experience of working with children and education in a variety of settings and roles and currently Suzanne works at Stockholm University teaching courses on the preschool teacher programme. Check out our eCourse Democratic Spaces for Early Learning

Debi Keyte-Hartland

Debi Keyte-Hartland

Module Presenter

Debi Keyte-Hartland is an internationally renowned consultant and arts educator based in the United Kingdom. She was the host of an online conversation about “Drawing as Thinking” with young children. You can now expeience her insights in our 5-part Community of Learning ecourse.

Ann Pelo

Ann Pelo

Module Presenter

Ann Pelo is an internationally known teacher educator, consultant, and author from Seattle Washington, U.S. Ann hosted an online conversation called A Pedagogy for Ecology in which we explored the urgency of reconnecting children to the natural world. Ann led our online conversation called A Pedagogy for Ecology —Connecting to nature as place and well-being.

Heather Evelyn

Heather Evelyn

Module Presenter

Heather Evelyn is a kindergarten teacher at the Bishop Strachan School (BSS). She began her study of the Reggio Emilia approach with a team of teachers at the school as they explored best teaching and learning practices for young children in 2003.  Heather was a co-presenter for our online conversation called Listening for Children’s Ideas and Inquiries.

Kerri Embrey

Kerri Embrey

Module Presenter

Kerri Embrey is currently a grade 5 teacher at the Bishop Strachan School. During her Masters Degree she had the honour and pleasure of learning from Dr. Carol Anne Wien; her thesis research focused on listening through aesthetic engagement. Kerri was a co-presenter for our online conversation called Listening for Children’s Ideas and Inquiries.

You?

You?

Collaborator

How about you? You can use our Community of Learning modules to collaborate with your own network of early learning educators and co-workers. Head over to our modules and see what is currently available. Remember, you can save when you you buy modules together in a bundle!

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