Sandy Giles, president
Sandy Giles started her teaching career in Junior Kindergarten and now 31 years later, she is just as passionate as ever about the education of our youngest learners. Sandy recently retired from the York Region District School Board where she was the Coordinator of Parenting and Family Literacy Centres.
Dr. Pat Dickinson, CAPER
Pat has been involved with early years education for over 30 years at the school, community, district and provincial levels.
Shari Sonoda, Member at Large
Shari is taking on a new challenge this year as a Full day Kindergarten educator, returning to the classroom after serving as a literacy consultant with the Halton District School Board for the past 6 years. She looks forward to continuing her learning journey both at school and alongside other primary educators across the province through CAPE’s online community.
Caroline Thornton, Publicity/Communications
Caroline Thornton is a Designated Early Childhood Educator who began her career 17 years ago with a fabulous child centre dedicated to the early years and best practice, The Copper House (Bolton). Over the past 6 years with the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board, she has worked alongside her amazing team and Board to unpack and pave our own way through the Full Day Kindergarten Program.
Daniel Reidy – First Vice President
Maxelle Yablon – Recording Secretary
Gina Marion – Treasurer – Membership
Kathy Thompson – CAPER
DonnaLynn Galloway – Past President
Julie Pocrnic – Member at Large
Shirley Silva – Member at Large
Shannon Skinner – Member at Large