HIGHLY QUALIFIED, DEDICATED TEAM

Our Safety Tree Instructors

Stephanie

Mompreneur

Established Safety Tree in 2015

Stephanie, a seasoned Registered Early Childhood Educator and adept English as a Second Language Instructor, boasts an impressive 25-year teaching career. Since settling in Ottawa, she has contributed as an occasional RECE with the Ottawa Catholic School Board for the past 5 years, demonstrating her enduring commitment to the field.

With unwavering dedication to safety, Stephanie has upheld First Aid and CPR certification throughout her professional journey. Notably, she holds certification with High Five, Canada’s esteemed quality standard for children’s recreation and sport, which revolutionized program quality and ensured enduring positive experiences for children.

Having spent nine enriching years teaching abroad in Asia, Stephanie has accumulated a wealth of diverse experiences and successfully engaged with varied populations throughout her career. Beyond her professional endeavors, Stephanie generously volunteers as a Girl Guide Leader and actively participates in the local community.

When not occupied with booking courses, training instructors, and nurturing young minds, Stephanie indulges her passion for travel, exploring the world with curiosity and enthusiasm.

Barb

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator

Barb serves as an Educational Assistant in a Life Skills Small Class in Renfrew. With a tenure dating back to 1998, she has been dedicated to supporting students as an Educational Assistant with the Renfrew County District School Board. Barb is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR and finds joy in empowering children of all ages to reach their full potential. She takes pride in fostering their confidence and encouraging them to embrace new challenges beyond their comfort zones.

Fatima

COURSES:

My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Fadumo, a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), specializes in primary/junior education. With a Bachelor’s degree and certification in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, she currently serves as an occasional teacher with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Fadumo is recognized as an engaging educator who prioritizes supporting and empowering young learners in areas such as wellbeing, self-regulation, and social-emotional skills.

Jahzara

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator

French/English

Jahzara, currently in her second year at the University of Laurier, is pursuing a dual degree in Geography and Business. With a lifelong passion for working with children, she began mentoring primary students at a young age and remains committed to this role. Additionally, Jahzara has shared her talents as a dance and cheerleading instructor in professional settings. In her free time, she dedicates herself to tutoring elementary school students. Fluent in both English and French, Jahzara holds certifications in CPR and First-Aid, ensuring she is equipped to assist in emergencies.

Candice

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator Virtual Classroom Instructor

French/English

Candice proudly serves as a PM Core ECE in a Kindergarten classroom, leveraging her role as a registered early childhood educator (RECE). Her journey began with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Queen’s University, followed by the completion of her ECE Diploma at Algonquin College. Certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, she finds joy in nurturing children’s problem-solving abilities, fostering self-regulation, and building confidence.

Linda

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Linda, an esteemed member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), holds specialization in primary/junior education alongside an additional qualification in special education. Her educational background is multifaceted, featuring a Bachelor’s degree in music and psychology, a master’s in theology, and a diploma in conflict management. Certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, she brings a holistic approach to teaching. Currently, Linda dedicates her full-time efforts to educating students within the Waterloo Region District School Board. She derives immense satisfaction from fostering children’s learning journey, nurturing their confidence, empathy, and problem-solving skills along the way.

Pavthra

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course                   Safety for Independent Living Facilitator Virtual Classroom Instructor

Pavthra is an OCT-certified primary/junior teacher and graduate of Brock University’s Concurrent Education program, serves as an occasional teacher at York Region District School and holds a position as Member at Large with Durham District School Board. Previously, Pavthra worked as a child/youth worker with the District School Board of Niagara, City of St. Catharines, and the Boys and Girls Club. She has furthered her expertise through completion of several Additional Qualification courses, including Special Education, Teaching English Language Learners, and Equitable Inclusive Schools. Currently, Pavthra is pursuing a part-time Master’s program at OISE in Education, she is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

 

 

Kate

COURSES:

My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Facilitator

Kate is a devoted wife and mother of three boys, brings over twenty years of experience working with children across diverse environments. Possessing a 3-year Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning, and Development, I am certified as a Canadian Red Cross Youth Leader, with expertise in First Aid CPR/AED Level C and Anaphylaxis management in Childcare Settings. Presently, I fulfill the role of an EA for the OCSB, having previously thrived as a nursery nurse, classroom assistant, and daycare owner.

Rachel

COURSES:

My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Rachel is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers, holding a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Guelph-Humber. She furthered her education with diplomas in Early Childhood Education and Recreation and Leisure from Conestoga College. Currently employed as a teacher with the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board, Rachel is also certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C and HIGH FIVE.

Donna

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor
Donna is an Educational Assistant for the school board and served as a Coordinator at the PC Cooking School for 15 years, working with both children and adults. She teaches cooking classes at the local community center and works part-time as a support worker for the elderly. Additionally, Donna is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Leni

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Leni is a Registered Early Childhood Educator with an extensive 16-year background in working with children aged 3 months to 5 years in daycare environments. Additionally, she brings experience working with school-age children in a private school setting. Leni’s role as a Registered Early Childhood Educator has ignited a passion and personal dedication to cultivating positive learning environments for children from diverse backgrounds, while also maximizing each child’s potential. She holds certifications in Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C.

Fiona

COURSES:

My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Fiona is a distinguished member of the Ontario College of Teachers, boasting a rich educational journey spanning over two decades. Her diverse roles include serving as a Primary school teacher, a versatile supply teacher, and an esteemed Roots of Empathy instructor. Holding a degree in Psychology from Carleton University, she furthered her academic pursuits with a Bachelor of Education and a Degree in Early Education. Beyond traditional teaching, Fiona extends her expertise as an educational therapist, with a special focus on children on the autism spectrum and those with Down Syndrome. Additionally, she holds certifications in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, ensuring the safety and well-being of those under her care.

Evie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Evie is a certified Elementary School Teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT). With four years of experience teaching as a classroom teacher with an Ottawa school board, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her role. Alongside her Bachelor of Education, Evie holds a Bachelor’s degree specializing in Global Development Studies. She is currently certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C. Evie is passionate about making learning accessible and supporting the success of all students.

Sierra

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Sierra is entering her final year of her undergrad at Brock University in Child Health. She has a passion for working with children and has extensive experience working with children with a variety of exceptionalities. She is certified in First Aid/ CPR-C, and High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development and Strengthening Children’s Mental Health.

MacKenzie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator

MacKenzie is a committed educator who is deeply passionate about cultivating interactive learning environments. As a certified primary/junior teacher through the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), she draws from over 12 years of experience teaching swimming lessons, lifesaving leadership courses, and providing instruction in Emergency First Aid and CPRC. MacKenzie’s teaching philosophy centers on active engagement and student empowerment, emphasizing hands-on activities and prioritizing student voice and interests in the classroom. With a steadfast commitment to interactive learning and student-centered approaches, MacKenzie consistently endeavors to inspire her students to achieve their utmost potential.

Katie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Katie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Katie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Katie

COURSES:

Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

Sherece

Home Alone Safety for Kids Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English)

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