HIGHLY QUALIFIED, DEDICATED TEAM

Our Safety Tree Instructors

Stephanie

OWNER

COURSES:

My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Babysitting Course
Safety for Independent Living
Facilitator
BabysitterPreneur – Workshop Series

Stephanie is a Registered Early Childhood Educator and an English as a Second Language Instructor with over 25 years of experience teaching. She has been First/Aid and CPR certified throughout her career.

Stephanie is also certified with High Five, HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s quality standard for children’s recreation and sport. Before HIGH FIVE, no standard existed and there was a clear need for an innovative approach to help organizations enhance program quality and provide positive experiences for children, which would remain with them for a lifetime. With 9 years of teaching abroad in Asia, Stephanie brings a lot of unique experiences and has worked with a variety of diverse populations. She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Sherece

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

Sherece is a graduate of McGill University and is a Kindergarten and Elementary teacher. She has a passion for working with children and has a variety of experiences teaching individuals in non-profit organizations. Sherece is fluent in French and English. She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Fadumo

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

Fadumo has a passion for teaching children and recently completed her Bachelor of Education (primary/junior) at the University of Ottawa. She is also certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Colleen

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Safety for Independent Living
Course Facilitator

Colleen is a Developmental Services Worker for the school board and has more than 20 yrs experience in classrooms, workshops and group home settings. She has been certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Behaviour Management Systems throughout her career. Colleen is an entrepreneur, her company is called HOOPOUT.

Meghan

COURSES:
My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator (French and English), Virtual Classroom Instructor

Meghan is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers, specializing in Primary/Junior Education, with an additional qualification in Special Education. She has been teaching for over 5 years and has taught in Ontario, Quebec and Spain. Meghan has a Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of Ottawa, Meghan gained experience working in preschools, daycares, as a lifeguard, and as a swimming and First Aid instructor. She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C and speaks both English and French.

Linda

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

Linda is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), specializing in primary/junior education with an additional qualification in special education. She has a Bachelors degree in music and psychology, a master’s in theology, a diploma in conflict management, and is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C. She is currently working as an occasional teacher with the Waterloo Region District School Board. She enjoys helping kids learn and empowering their confidence, empathy, and problem-solving skills.

Pavthra

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

Pavthra is a Primary/Junior teacher candidate who is in year five of the Concurrent Teacher Education program at Brock University. She is also a Child and Youth Worker at the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara. Pavthra is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C and HIGH FIVE. She was previously employed by the City of St. Catharines and facilitated youth programs.

Jennifer

COURSES:
My Safe Life
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Facilitator
Mindfulness Coach
Safety for Independent Living Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Jennifer has years of experience as an Early Childhood Educator and Afterschool Program Coordinator. She has had many opportunities to volunteer with non-profit organizations. She has a passion for health and safety and was the Editor of an online health, nutrition and lifestyle magazine before becoming a mom. She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Lindsay

COURSES:
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Safety for Independent Living Facilitator
Virtual Classroom Instructor

Lindsay is a graduate of the University of Toronto OISE specializing in Junior/Intermediate Education. She will be completing a Masters of Teaching in 2020. Lindsay has worked as a First Aid and Swim Instructor for several years and has worked previously as a Head Lifeguard in downtown Toronto. Currently, She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Rachel

COURSES:

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

Rachel is a Registered Early Childhood Educator with a diploma in Recreation and Leisure from Conestoga College. She is currently working for the Waterloo Catholic District School Board and is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C and HIGH FIVE. She has spent time working aboard cruise ships and has spent many years working in local children’s programs and camps.

Brittany

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Brittney went to Queen’s University for Psychology and Sociology and currently oversees child/youth programming for PSP in Garrison Petawawa. Over the years, Brittney has volunteered with several organizations including Family and Children’s Services, Ongwanada Kingston and Queen’s University where she has gained a variety of skills working with children, youth and adults as a mentor, facilitator and role model. Brittney has developed strong facilitation skills by facilitating multiple Red Cross Babysitter Courses, HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development and QUEST 2 courses. She is a passionate leader and dedicated to ensuring children and youth lead happy, healthy and safe lives each and every day. She is First Aid and CPR-trained.

Fiona

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

Fiona is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers. She has worked in education for over twenty years as a Primary school teacher, supply teacher and Roots of Empathy instructor. She is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology from Carleton University and is the mother of two teenagers. Fiona is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Erin

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

Erin is in her final year of the Teacher Education Program at the University of Ottawa within the Global Perspectives Cohort. Previously, she has worked for three years as an Educational Assistant with the Ottawa Catholic School Board and as a Support Worker with adults living with developmental disabilities in Ottawa. Erin has a degree from Trent University where she double majored in International Development Studies and Gender & Women’s Studies. Erin is certified in Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C.

Sierra

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

Sierra is a final-year teacher candidate at the University of Ottawa with a focus on Primary/Junior Education. She has two degrees in Sociology and is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C. She has her black belt in Goju Ryu Karate and spends her spare time teaching karate classes and tutoring students.

Donna

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

Donna has worked as a Coordinator at the PC Cooking School for the past 15 years. She obtained designation as Nutritionist at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. The cooking school allows her the opportunity to work with children of all ages through the evening and weekend cooking classes as well as full-day summer camps. She is certified in Standard First Aid/CPR-C.

Sara

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

Sara is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers. She studied Primary/Junior Education at Nipissing University with additional qualifications in Special Education. Sara has taught in Mexico and is an occasional teacher with OCDSB. She also has over 10 years of experience as a volunteer youth leader. She is currently staying home with her son Ezra. Sara is Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certified.

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.

Val

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator

Val started her career as a preschool teacher and later became an Educational Assistant and has worked for the H.P.E.D.S.B. for over 32 years. She has spent a great deal of time working with special needs students and is certified in ABA and Behavioural Management. Val has been involved with the Food for Learning Program and After School Homework Club as well as running a private tutoring service. Val is certified in First Aid/CPR level C.

Sandra

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids Facilitator
Sandra has recently returned to Ontario after 14 years in British Columbia. There, she worked part-time in the Elementary school system, as well as spent many years as a classroom volunteer. While her training is in Business Administration, her passion is caring for people, particularly children. She 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 over 16 years of work experience with children ages 3 months to 5 years in daycare settings, and three years of work experience with school-age children in a private school. Her role as a Registered Early Childhood Educator has developed a passion and personal commitment to fostering a positive learning environment for children with various backgrounds and maximizing each child’s potential. She is certified in Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C.

Sonia

COURSES:
Home Alone Safety for Kids
Red Cross Babysitting Course Facilitator
Sonia is an Early Childhood Educator as well as Fine Arts graduate from the University of Manitoba. She has combined her two passions and regularly instructs art classes and camps for children. Sonia is trained in First Aid and CPR.

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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