Inglewoods Manager and Supervising Teacher is Katie Fox. Katie is a fully licensed early childhood educator, holding her infant toddler and special needs certifications. Katie is inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia and has a passion for learning. She recently attended a conference presented by Tiziana Filippini, a pedagogista and collaborator with Reggio Children, Italy, and is continually seeking ways to further her education and develop herself professionally so that she can bring that knowledge into the classroom and provide the best environment possible for children and their families. Katie also brings experience from working in an outdoor preschool program to Inglewood and shares her enthusiasm for the outdoors with the children, rain or shine!
"Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more cognitive to the cognitive processes of children then to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding" - Loris Malaguzzi
Inglewood's Assistant Teacher, Lyne Brouillard, also brings over ten years of experience to her role. She is a fully licensed Early Childhood Educator including Infant and Toddler Education as well as Special Needs Education. She has extensive experience working in immersive French language programs in preschool environments such as Prematernelle Trottin-Trotinette and Tartine et Chocolate.
Lyne is passionate about teaching children a love of language. She contributes to Inglewood's enriching environment by incorporating French language learning into preschool activities.
"We should see all life through children's eyes." - Henri Matisse
Inglewood's second Assistant Teacher, Atoussa Kashani, has over 27 years experience as an Early Childhood Educator. She completed her E.C.E at Capilano College in 1990. She has a B.A, majoring in French Literature and a minor in E.C.E from Simon Fraser University. Atoussa attended the North American Tour to Reggio Emilia Italy in March 2009. She speaks English, French, and Farsi. Atoussa is passionate about art history and the arts. She shares that enthusiasm by teaching children about famous artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Emily Carr, Van Goht, etc.
“Provide children with a range of possibilities and provocations. The wider the range of possibilities, the richer the children’s experiences.” - Loris Malaguzzi