A & D Child Care, The Learning Tree, The Meadows | Our Team
Our commitment is to build children's self-esteem, encourage their natural desire to learn and develop their imagination through an emergent curriculum and the 'Learning Through Play' philosophy. Our educators encourage children's developmental and educational needs by helping them progress at their own pace. There is time for both outside and inside activities. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality child care for children and their families.
Our Highly Qualified Team
After obtaining her Bachelors of Education degree from the University of Alberta, Gillian went on to continue her studies and follow her passion respectfully earning her Diploma in Early Childhood Development.
Gillian has over 27+ years of professional experience as both owner and director of local Early Learning and Child Care Centres.
Along with her second centre, The Meadows Early Learning and Child Care, Gillian has successfully owned and operated A&D Child Care and Out of School Program in Sherwood Park since 1994. She was owner and primary educator for "Little Peanuts Preschool" from 1995-2004 and in 2008 she opened "The Learning Tree Preschool" in Sherwood Park.
Gillian also devotes much time collaborating with colleagues and organizations within the community accessing resources to ensure all of her programs are well-rounded and of the highest quality when it comes to meeting the developmental needs of all children within her programs and centres.