Preschool Program Director: Christina Denis
Christina grew up in the small town of Shoal Lake, Manitoba. Her teaching journey began when she moved to Sherwood Park in 2009. With her Education Degree from the University of Alberta, along with an extensive background in gymnastics, Christina has a passion to help children develop and flourish with a twist of fun. She truly believes that every child is unique and special, that learning can and should be fund and fascinating, and that physical activity is essential for development and Happiness! Christina's Certification includes: Bachelor of Education (Elementary - U of A), Level 2 Trained Gymnastics, Level 1 trained Trampoline, Active start trained, Respect in Sport Certificate, Ethical Decision Making Course, first aid & CPR certification, Child Development Supervisor Certificate, Interim Professional Teaching Certificate.
Preschool Program Assistant: Brittany Mulligan
Brittany discovered her passion for working with young children through her experiences as a recreational coach at Salto over the past 7 years. Brittany graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Secondary Education; majoring in Spanish and minoring in French. She treasures her time spent in the preschool room getting to know the students and encouraging each child to achieve their personal best. Brittany believes that growth and development through discovery and movement is an integral part of early childhood education. Brittany’s Certifications include:
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) – University of Alberta, Level 2 Certified in Gymnastics, Level 1 Certified in Trampoline, Active Start Trained, Rhythmic Gymnastics Training, Respect in Sport Certificate, Ethical Decision Making Course, First Aid + CPR Certification, Child Development Supervisor Certificate, Interim Professional Teaching Certificate.
Preschool Program Assistant: Lori Hudson
Our Preschool Program Assistant Lori has over 13 years of experience working with preschoolers. Lori is a mother of three girls, and before coming to Salto, she ran a day home for 8 years. Lori has a nurturing and fun-loving character with children. She wishes that all children have the chance to giggle. Lori’s Certifications include: Child Development Assistant Certificate, Level 1 Coaching Certificate, Active Start Trained, Respect in Sport Certificate, Ethical Decision Making Course, First Aid + CPR Certification.