Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Group Daycare / Early Childhood Educators

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Ana Cassidy

Owner / Director

As a certified Early Childhood Educator, I am very passionate about my philosophies and approaches to childcare. I am very proud to be implementing my self-created Guiding & Caring Staff Training Program right here at Neverland called IT'S ALL ABOUT THE LANGUAGE. Childcare of the highest quality can only result when parents and caregivers communicate openly and work together. This Parent-Teacher method of team playing is what allows us to support the development of each individual child which is our goal here at Neverland.

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Kaitlyn Brown

Early Childhood Educator

Hello everyone at Neverland Children’s Centre! My name is Kaitlyn Brown and I am the head Teacher of the daycare room.

I graduated from Langara College and I am a certified Early Childhood Educator. I have always had a
passion for working with children and learning from them.

I started at Neverland in 2017 and I have really enjoyed getting to know all of the children and families.

I am looking forward to bringing my energetic personality to the classroom and expanding my learning.

Caitlyn Worth

Caitlin Worth

School Aged Teacher

My name is Caitlin Worth. I am a fourth year university student studying psychology at the University of British Columbia with the goal of becoming an elementary school teacher.

I have an interest in teaching and a love for children and look forward to implementing what I’ve learned through my studies in developmental psychology with the children here at Neverland.

I have been working at Neverland Children’s Centre since June 2016 and have really loved building a relationship with all the children here. Through the training I have received here, as well as completing the Responsible Adult Course and Early Childhood Education Assistant certificate, I feel I have gained valuable experience to be able to effectively communicate and connect with all the children.

Working with children has always put a smile on my face and coming to work here at Neverland is always a positive part of my week. I look forward to meeting more new faces and continuing to share my energetic and outgoing personality with all the children here at Neverland.

Shae Dubois

Shae Dubois

Early Childhood Educator

Hello everyone! My name is Shae Dubois and I am beyond happy with my position here at
Neverland Children’s Centre!

I have worked at Neverland since March 2019 and have loved working with the children and seeing what they are capable of.

I currently have become a licensed early childhood educator assistant. Working with children has always been an interest of mine as it is always fun and exciting.

In my spare time I enjoy weekend getaways, and having fun with family and friends and walking my dog around Ladner!

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Kimiko Ohori

Early Childhood Educator

My name is Kimiko Ohori and I am very excited to be part of the team here at Neverland. I graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Sprott Shaw College and am now a licensed Early Childhood Educator. Working with children has always been an interesting and fun career choice. For the last 3.5 years I have been working full time within this field and loving every moment of it. I have a strong passion for sports, during my free time, I love to hang out with family and friends, and to travel when I have the opportunity to do so.

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Caleigh Laidlaw

Early Childhood Educator

Hi, my name is Caleigh Laidlaw. I just started here at Neverland and I can’t wait to get to know everyone. 

I always knew I wanted to work with children and am currently working towards getting my ECE. Helping children is definitely my passion and I’m so excited to get to know all the children here.

I also enjoy time with friends and family. I love being outside; going for hikes, taking my dogs for a walk, travelling and whatever else can get me outside. 

Specialty Teachers

Kiana Mills

Kiana Mills

Music Teacher

Kiana Mills is thrilled to be a part of the Neverland Team. She is the Music teacher here at the Centre, and enjoys showing the Children the love for Music and Movement!

Kiana has an extensive performance and vocal background. Starting at the age of 4, she classically trained with some of the top vocal coaches in Canada. She eventually moved on to studying speech level singing, transitioning to Pop/R&B while still having a classically trained ear. Winning The BC Junior Talent search led her to open for Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Johnny Reid and more at the Merritt Mountain Music Festival for consecutive years.

Kiana also graduated with distinction from Vancouver Acting School for On-Camera Acting and Audition. In her free time, Kiana loves to work on film sets, travel, and spend time with her family.

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Catherine Read

Language Arts Teacher

My name is Catherine Read and I am so happy to be a part of Neverland! I have a very diverse background, with degrees in Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Art education and Education. When I have spare time I love creating artwork – painting, drawing, paper mache, cake decorating… you name it! However, I don’t have a lot of extra time with one husband, three children, two guinea pigs, two chinchillas, one rabbit and two fish at home! My passion lies in working with children to help them reach their potential. This includes developing curriculum, creating individualized learning plans, challenging children and introducing them to new ideas and concepts. As a certified teacher I have worked as a Director at Sylvan Learning Centre and have taught at all levels of education, from preschool through university and the most important thing I have learned is that learning must be fun. If it is fun for the teacher and the students then everyone benefits!

School Aged Teachers

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Sean Cassidy

School Aged Teacher

I’m Sean and I’ve been a part of the Neverland team since January 2018. I am currently enjoying a break from the student life and am working full time at the centre, primarily in room A. When I’m not working, I spend the majority of my spare time being physically active, whether it be lifting weights, playing soccer, swimming, hiking, or my new found love of yoga. When I’m at Neverland, it hardly feels like work when I enjoy so much of what the job entails: playing games, organizing activities, and of course, physical activity. I recognize that by spending time with the children day to day, I am instrumental in their development and so I approach every day with a positive attitude with my the goal of maintaining a beneficial learning environment. I’m grateful for the experiences I’ve had here at Neverland so far and look forward to all the good times yet to come.

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Kourtenay Cuthbert

School Aged Teacher

Hello parents, guardians and children. My name is Kourtenay and I absolutely love working here. This will be my 6th year at Neverland. I am also a full-time Education Assistant in the Delta School District and have worked both jobs since 2015. I am a very energetic person who is always smiling and laughing!

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Danica McCormack

School Aged Teacher

Hello everyone at Neverland Children's Centre! My name is Danica McCormack and I could not be happier about working here. I am a current university student at KPU who loves working with children. I have been coaching at Delta Gymnastics for the last 5 years and look forward to continuing to help teach children here at the centre. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer and spending time with my family and friends. I am excited to have the opportunity to get to know all the great people here at Neverland.

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Jana Herauf

School Aged Teacher

I am so happy to have the opportunity to be here at Neverland each morning to meet and greet all the kids!

Although I’m only here part time it’s been a pleasure to get to know and chat with both the children and their parents before everybody gets going with their day!

It’s always fun to hear the tales of what’s happened over a weekend or what new and exciting plans lay ahead!!

I feel fortunate to live and work in such a great community!

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Madison Herauf

School Aged Teacher

Hi All! My name is Maddy Herauf and I have had the pleasure of working at Neverland since April 2019!

I am a part-time college student at Douglas College in the hopes of becoming a potential RPN.

Coming from a large extended family I am always up for a good joke or competitive game!

My time here so far has been more than amazing and I look forward to coming to work and seeing all the smiling faces 🙂

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