Staff Profiles

  • All of our staff have or are working towards their level III Early Childhood Education Diploma

  • All staff are trained in First Aid / CPR

  • All staff have completed a Criminal Record Check (CPIC)

Carol
Center Manager

I have been working with PCDC since September 2003. I completed my Level III in ECE at Siast.  I have two older sisters, and two adorable nephews. In my spare time I enjoy reading, playing various sports, camping and spending time with my nephews!

Rachel
Interm Program Leader
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Hi there, I’m Rachel! I graduated with my Early Childhood Education in 2012 from Red River College in Winnipeg, MB. I moved here to Saskatoon with my husband in 2015. We have two cats at home, Maggie and Winston and we had our first child in September of 2019 named Holden!

I’ve had a love of working with children from a young age. I did my babysitters course as soon as I was old enough to get it and began babysitting kids in my neighborhood shortly after! I got my first job in a daycare in 2010 and knew it was what I wanted to be doing. I began working in an infant program in Winnipeg and fell in love with working with infants and toddlers.

In my spare time I love to crochet, be outside hiking, visiting the mountains and the ocean and spending time with my family.

Tawnie

Firefly Room

Debbie
Executive Director

I became the Director in 1994 for PCDC, i've seen PCDC grow from a centre in a church basement to the three centres in schools we now operate. I have a bachelor of Education degree and Level III in ECE.

I grew up in Rocanville SK and moved to Saskatoon in 1982 to attend the U of S.  Kevin and I married in July 2006. We have three children Emily born in Sept 1999 and twin boys Lucas and Logan born in May 2006. I love spending time with my husband and children and our extended family. I also enjoy reading and cross stitching.

Lacy
Firefly Room

I started working for PCDC in 2012. I have my youth care worker diploma and while working at PCDC I completed my level III in Early Childhood Education. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my two children Brady and Abby and my husband. We enjoy spending time outside and going to the lake in the summer. I love spending my days with the kids of PCDC and watching them grow.

Tori

Butterfly Room

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Hi my name is Tori. I just completed my Early Childhood Education Level II certificate and plan to work towards level lll. I am originally from Calgary and moved to the land of living skies in 2012. Along with my passion for working with children I enjoy exploring nature, painting, doing yoga,
reading poetry and kayaking with my dog.

 
Shayla
Butterfly Room
 

In 2016 I completed the Early Childhood Education Level II course at Sask Polytechnic. I am a family oriented person: you will always find me with my family or close friends. I have a dog named Thor who is like my child. He is as active as I am: we spend every Saturday at the dog park. In the summer, I spend most of my weekends at Memorial Lake. I have a great appreciation for nature and all it has to offer. I chose Early Childhood Education as my career because I have a passion for working with young children, to help them become the best that they can be. I believe that children are capable and competent learners and they deserve the best opportunities to grow and discover who they are and the world around them. I am honored that I get to help them along their journey.

Whitney
Kinderfly Room

I recieved my Educational Assistant Program from SIAST Kelsey Campus.  I have always enjoyed working with children and knew I would make a career out of it.  When I am not working I enjoy spending my time with my family, and two dogs Striker and Henry.

Olena

School-Age

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Hi, my name is Olena. Originally I am from Ukraine and I speak Ukrainian and Russian. In 2016 I came to Saskatoon with my daughter Valerie who is 13 years old. Before coming to Canada, I had been a preschool teacher in Ukraine for 6 years. This job is an amazing opportunity to work with such wonderful children and express the creative side of me. I have so much fun finding interesting projects and bringing them to life. I really enjoy travelling around the world and exploring different cultures. You could always find me around my family. In really enjoy physical activities and always keep myself in good shape.

Tanya
Dragonfly Room

I have recieved my Early Childhood Educator certificate, and have been in the field for the past 4 years.  I grew up in a small town in southern Saskatchewan.

Ann
Kinderfly Room

Hello, my name is Ann. I have done my practicum and a summer student job here at PCDC from 2019 to 2020. I have recently received ECE Level Ⅱ from SIAST. I am so excited to be a member of PCDC and to spend enjoyable time with children.

I have a husband and two playful children. I love spending time with them and the time flies so fast. I want every child that I will be with to have fun and have meaningful memories in their early childhood.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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Tianda

School-Age

I started at PCDC in Nov of 2011. I have my  ECE Level I and my Youth Care Worker Diploma.I also have two kids, Keenan and Aubree.

Amanda
Cook

Hi there! My name is Amanda Bekolay . I grew up in the small town of Clavet, Saskatchewan where I attended pre-school all the way to high school graduation in 2002. I have a curiously adventurous nephew that sparked my interest in childhood development.
I have many interests which include comic books, crafts, videogames and cross stitching. I live in Saskatoon with my boyfriend James who is a local comic book artist. We have been co-writing comic books aimed at children that teach the alphabet and counting as well as coloring books.
I am currently attending classes at Saskpolytech where I plan to obtain my ECE level III.