Notice of Leadership Transition at Emmanuel at Brighton

On Behalf of the Board of Directors, Emmanuel at Brighton announces the departure of Bonnie Zehr as Executive Director of Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre, effective July 18th, 2019. 

Throughout her years of service, Bonnie has given her whole heart to the children and families of Emmanuel. The organization has seen many successes during her tenure, including the creation of new classrooms, the expansion of outdoor and forest programming, and continued stability through an ever-changing legislative landscape.

The Board thanks Bonnie for her contributions in her many years as an educator and in her central role as Executive Director since 2006, and wishes her well in her next endeavours. 

In the coming months, we will work to realize the first steps of an ambitious new strategic plan that outlines direction and focus for organizational growth in the years ahead. We are hopeful and excited for the next chapter of Emmanuel at Brighton as we continue to support our children, families, and community. 

Acknowledging that changes such as these present both challenge and opportunity, over the next few weeks we will initiate the search process to hire a new Executive Director for Emmanuel at Brighton. During this transition period, our priority is to continue to deliver the highest quality of childcare with support from interim leadership and Emmanuel’s dedicated employees.

Sincerely, 

Eve Nadler, Chair, on behalf of the Board of Directors, Emmanuel at Brighton

Fee Information Upate

  • Applicable fee increase effective September 2019 unfortunately will not be posted on June 1st.

  • We are hopeful to have more funding and financial information from the Provincial Government and, in turn, from The Region of Waterloo in June; at which time we can finalize our budget and advise you of any applicable fee increases for the upcoming year.

  • The Board of Directors fully appreciates that as parents and as families it is ideal to have this information available as soon as possible and please know that we are striving to do just that.

STEP INTO THE WORLD OF FOREST AND NATURE SCHOOL! June 8th. 2019

STEP INTO THE WORLD OF FOREST AND NATURE SCHOOL!

We are inviting educators, teachers, and parents to explore Indigenous Learning and hands-on Forest and Nature School projects in intentional outdoor settings.

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Step into The World of Forest and Nature School!

Saturday, June 8th. 2019 at Emmanuel at Brighton Forest School

Cost: $40 per participant

Registration forms are available on our website (below), spaces are limited

Keynote speakers and discussion facilitators:

Northern Cree Community Leader and Author

Clarence Cachagee

and

Kelly Birch-Baker Level III FNS Practitioner







New Addition to Our Playground

We continually look for new ways to enhance children's connection to the natural world. New this summer is our barefoot sensory walkway and fallen tree. A great addition to explore!!

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