WHAT IS K.A.S.I.A. PRESCHOOL?
… is creative, academic environment for children ages 2.5* to 5, located in the Beaches neighbourhood. Your children will grow and learn their own individual pace.
*There are 3 spaces available for children to begin their fun and learning at K.A.S.I.A Preschool as young as 24 months.
**LICENCED FACILITY BY THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION**
We will provide children between the ages of 2.5-5 years with a safe environment that will allow them to explore and enhance their social, emotional, and cognitive learning.
We will equip and inspire the children with the basic knowledge needed to prepare them for kindergarten as well as lifelong learning. We will nurture and explore their creative minds and identify each child’s behavioral profiles.
KERRY-ANN FACEY-DENTON (with our family September 2011 to present)
Administrator/Owner and Registered Early Childhood Educator of K.A.S.I.A. Preschool, she has always had a passion for children.
She has 18 years of experience in childcare centers, having the opportunity to work with children between the ages 18 months-12 years old. She spent 4 of those years working at an AMI Montessori School with children ages 2.5 – 5 years of age. She has a plethora of knowledge and experience which are gathered from professional work, independent and formal studies.
After graduating with an Early Childhood Education Diploma from Centennial College, she became a member of the College of Early Childhood Educators and is CPR/Standard First Aid certified.
When not at school, Kerry-Ann is a dedicated mother to their 2 daughters, Kasia (15), of which the name of the preschool is inspired , Kali (6)and Kyzic (2).
As a lead teacher in the preschool, her goal is to provide a safe, healthy, fun, and inviting environment in which every child in her care is able to make new accomplishments and experience new things through play as well as practical life experiences, build healthy relationships and feel proud of who they are!
Richelle Milson (with our family December 2017 to present)
Teacher/Assistant at K.A.S.I.A Preschool. Richelle has over 15 years of experience in childcare from newborn to school age, along with facilitating a support group geared to mothers with addictions.
Richelle has studied at Centennial College where she obtained her Early Childhood Education Diploma and Social Service Worker Diploma
and is CPR/Standard First Aid certified. Richelle has a passion for children and loves to encourage each child and believes there’s no “I can’t “ but “ I Can”! She has a son named Shawn and in her spare time, she loves eating, cooking, working out, reading, spending time with family, and friends.
HALEIGH MANNING (with our family September 2015-January 2016)
Assistant at K.A.S.I.A. Preschool, she is originally from Markham, Ontario. Haleigh studied Child and Youth Work at St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario, and obtained an advance diploma.
She is currently taking courses at Ryerson University, part time, to gain a degree in Child and Youth Care. She has always known she wanted a career that involved working with children and youth and is grateful for the opportunity to work at such a great preschool! In her spare time, Haleigh enjoys spending time with family and friends.
ASHLEIGH PATTERSON (with our family September 2012- June 2015)
Assistant at K.A.S.I.A. Preschool, she is originally from Muskoka, Ontario. When not working at her other job, Ashleigh finds great pleasure working with children~ “Such an amazing opportunity to work with a great group of children at K.A.S.I.A. Preschool!”
In her spare time, you can find her spending it with her large family, which includes 5 nieces and 3 nephews. She also enjoys watching movies and reading great novels.