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Meet the Team

Dedicated & Professional


Britannia Dias RECE


I graduated from Early Childhood Education in 2010 and achieved my Early Childhood Resource Consultant credentials with High Honours.  I  am passionate about building positive relationships  with children and their families. I am committed to providing opportunities for growth in all areas of development and to celebrate the children's successes.  My goal is to provide a safe and inclusive environment.

Saudia Hoosein



I graduated from Seneca College as a Early Childhood Educator. Every child is different, and part of what I love about my job is that I get to help each one discover his/ her own strengths and talents and nurture those traits throughout my educational approach.

I am fluent in English.

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Melissa Deebrah RECE


I graduated from the Centennial College Early Childhood Education program in 2010.  I am passionate about watching children grow into their highest potential, helping them achieve their goals, and engaging in fun activities that light up their faces.  I love feeding their interests and developing skills.  I am very artistic and love incorporating opportunities for expression through art and dance.  I am fluent in English.

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Cyrus Yulay RECE


I am an Early Childhood Education graduate of Centennial College, 2022.  I am originally from the Phillippines and moved here with my wife and 2 children.  I am a former Physical Education Teacher and a Basketball Coach.  I am passionate about sports.  My experiences in teaching and coaching made me realize the joy of transferring knowledge to children.  Seeing them understand and apply the idea that I teach gives me fulfillment.  I believe that a male presence in their program is a great benefit.


Kulwant Saini ECA/HK


Working with children is my passion.  I have more than 10 years experience in different settings working with children from the early years to elementary school age.  I have a masters degree in Commerce and worked as a college teacher back home.  For me, each child is specia, unique and deserves the best care.  Maintaining quality care and safety for each and every child is always my priority.  My goal is to keep learning in this field for professional growth.  I speak Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu.


Nasrin Patel RECE


I graduated in 2008 from the Early Childhood Education program at Seneca College. I am passionate about providing children with the opportunities and materials to be creative and to reach new conclusions through discovery. 

I am fluent in English, Gujarati and Urdu.

Currently on Maternity Leave


Shajeeah Bayat RECE


I graduated from Centennial College in 2018. I enjoy playing a huge role in each individual child's life and developmental process. Seeing them learn and grow by planning and implementing activities is something I enjoy focusing on.

I am fluent in English, Gujarati and Urdu.

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Natasha Persaud ECA


I graduated from Centennial College Child and Youth Worker program in 2016.  I have been in the child care field for 10 plus years.  I believe every child is unique and special in their own way and am passionate about working towards helping each child reach their potential.


Rafath Khanom RECE


I am a RECE, graduated from Centennial in 2016. I also completed masters in Political Science in my home country and worked for Ministry of Women and Children Affairs for 5 Years.

 My passion is providing children and their families with a positive atmosphere, building healthy relationships with children and families. 

I speak English, Bangla, Hindi and Urdu.


Semira Ibrahim RECE


I completed my ECE diploma from Centennial College in 2018. I have had an opportunity to apply my knowledge and gain valuable experience working with different age groups.  I enjoy helping children grow and learn through communication, exploring creative art, and getting involved with the children during indoor and outdoor activities. 

I am fluent in English and Amharic.


Runu Sikder RECE


I graduated Early Childhood Education (ECE) program from Centennial College in July 2015. I am interested in working with toddlers and pre-schoolers. My focus is to ensure their development through implementing enjoyable and engaging programs. I am fluent in English and Bengali.

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Fathima Hashem RECE


I am originally from Sri Lanka and migrated to Canada at a very young age with my family.  I graduated in 2019 from the Early Childhood Education program at Centennial College.  I am very passionate and committed to working with children.  My aim is to create a safe and nurturing environment for our youngest generation.  I can speak Tamil and English.

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