Our Staff

"Our Child Care Providers Are Here For Your Family"


Samantha Keiver

Position: Program Supervisor

School: Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta

Education: Child Development Supervisor

Experience: 5 Years

Employed With EICC: September 2014

Philosophy: "If I could give one thing to every child in the world it would be confidence in themselves"


Tania Morrow
Position: Resident Cook
School: Online - www.childcare.basecorp.com, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Assistant
Experience: 1st Year
Employed With EICC: September 2014
Philosophy: "Kids R Priority #1 = We make sure kids are safe, happy, and busy"


Amanda Batres

Room: Seekers (10 - 18 months)

School: Online - www.childcare.basecorp.com, Calgary, Alberta

Education: Child Development Assistant

Experience: 2 Years

Employed With EICC: February 2013

Philosophy: `Children need to be individuals and have the opportunity to learn and explore through play in a safe and caring environment"


Julie Fitch
Room: Seekers (10 - 18 months)
School: Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Supervisor
Experience: 2 Years
Employed With EICC: February 2013
Philosophy: `"


Ashley Stronge

Room: Explorers (19 - 24 months)

School: E.A. Lovell, Oshawa, Ontario

Education: Child Development Assistant

Experience: 4 Years

Employed With EICC: September 2013

Quote: "Children are our most valuable resource" - Herbert Hoover "A person is a person no matter how small" - Dr. Suess


Elham Shafaee
Room: Explorers (19 - 24 months)
School: Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Supervisor
Experience: 3 Years
Employed With EICC: May 2014
Philosophy: "I believe that each child is an individual who needs a secure, caring and stimulating atmosphere to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially. It is my desire as an educator to help children meet their fullest potential in these areas by providing an environment that is safe, warm, caring and supporst risk taking"


Calena Welch
Room: Adventurers  (2 - 3 years)
School: Online - www.childcare.basecorp.com, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Assistant
Experience: 1st Year
Employed With EICC: June 2015
Philosophy: "Every child deserves a childhood, I am just here to help that happen"


Kelsey Peters 
Room: Adventurers  (2 - 3 years)
School: Online - www.childcare.basecorp.com, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Assistant
Experience: 1st Year
Employed With EICC: November 2014
Philosophy: "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think" 


Veronika Yuldasheva

Room: Wonderers  (3 - 4 years)

School: Algonquin College,, Ottawa, Ontario

Education: Child Development Supervisor

Experience: 1 Year

Employed With EICC: July 2014

Philosophy: "Keep Calm & Play More"


Imee Jaime-Arscott 
Room: Innovators  (4 - 5 years)
School: University of the Philippines
Education: Child Development Supervisor
Experience: 2 Years
Employed With EICC: September 2015
Philosophy: "All areas of children development are enhanced through his /her healthy playing habits and activities" 

Sylwia Grabowska 
Room: Innovators  (4 - 5 years)
School: FETAC, Ireland
Education: Child Development Worker
Experience: 5 Years
Employed With EICC: November 2015
Philosophy: "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." 


Natalia Prokotieve

Room: Initiators  (K - 6th Grade)

School: Moscow University, Moscow, Russia

Education: Child Development Supervisor

Experience: 11 Years

Employed With EICC: January 2015

Philosophy: "Do not focus on the bad behaviours, catch them doing something good"


Maggie Tew
Position: Part Time Support Staff
School: Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta
Education: Child Development Supervisor
Experience: 14 Years
Employed With EICC: January 2014
Quote: "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world." - Brandi Snyder.
"Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun." - Mignon McLaughin