Getting to know Kathy…

Kathy has had twelve years experience as a Children’s Librarian with the Smiths Falls Public Library, where she worked with children on their interests and inquiries, programmed for ages birth to age 12, and supported strong program development with the local community.

Moving on to the role of the Early Literacy Specialist in Lanark County (2002-2017), allowed Kathy to expand her thinking deeply into emergent literacy, early numeracy and best practices around transition to school.

Kathy is now currently studying Early Childhood Education in the intensive program at Algonquin College, Perth Campus in recognition, that having the appropriate qualifications will support her further connecting with educators in their practice.

With practical teaching placements at unique locations, working with Applied Research, and using the most up to date textbooks with the Science of Early Childhood Development, Kathy is enjoying her year of study…