Pat has been involved in the Early Childhood Educator (ECE) field for 30 years, 19 of which she has spent teaching. Pat holds her ECE Certification, Montessori A.M.I Certification, and Instructor Education Certificate. After years of working in and operating her own childcare facility, she developed an interest in best preparing students to enter the field, leading her to instructing.
Sharmaine Kamwere is an in-class instructor and practicum monitor in Stenberg’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. Sharmaine has over 14 years of experience in the ECE field, working with infants, toddlers, preschool and daycare programs. A Stenberg instructor since 2011, Sharmaine enjoys the interactive nature of Stenberg’s ECE program.
Mark Kerr is the lead instructor for Stenberg’s Education Assistant program. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with distinction from Simon Fraser University, as well as a certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis. He is currently working towards his Master’s Degree in Psychology at the University of British Columbia.
Dee Beattie is an Education Assistant with over 25 years of experience working with medically fragile students, autism, FAS, elementary, high school, segregated, full inclusion, hearing impaired, vision impaired, work experience, and students who exhibit violent behaviour.
Lovey Sidhu has been a Stenberg instructor since 2005. A life-long learner, Lovey holds a Master of Education from Simon Fraser University, as well as a Provincial Instructor Diploma Program, an Executive Education Certificate and a Bachelor of Arts.
Dr. Kenneth Cole is a Registered Psychologist with the Sunny Hill Health Centre at the BC Children’s Hospital. He is also a District Psychologist in School District #36 (Surrey) and he provides ASD training province-wide from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) for the Ministry of Education.