Violet Jessen

Violet Jessen

Dip. (Financial Mgt), BA (SFU), M.Ed. (ECE-U.Vic), ECE/ I/T Cert.

Instructor - ECCE

An early childhood educator since 1996, Violet began teaching at Capilano in 2002. Violet has a strong commitment to professional development and community work. She is a member of the Early Childhood Educators of BC (1995) and served as Director of Conference on the Provincial board for two years and Member-At-Large for one year.  She remains involved with the North Shore branch having worked in various executive positions. Violet is one of 19 guides in BC for the ethics training workshop modules “Best Choices: The Ethical Journey” (a project of the Canadian Child Care Federation and ECEBC). Violet is currently the Vice President on the Board of Directors of the North Shore Community Resources Society, a facilitator of the NSCR Mother Goose Program and workshop presenter of curriculum-based topics.  She is one of the founding committee members of the North Shore Early Childhood Conference “To Learn, To Wonder” (established in 2002) and continues to be actively involved with this local North Shore professional development event. Violet lives in West Vancouver with her husband and three children.




604.986.1911 ext. 2210







Violet was recognized as one of the top 40 Alumni of Inspiration to help celebrate Capilano University’s 40 years of educational services.