Faculty


  • barb1-150Barbara Mathieson
    B.Ed. (SFU), M.Ed. (UBC)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Barb is passionate about many things when it comes to education, but literacy and children’s play are front and foremost. She has been a kindergarten  ... [more]


    Annabella Cant 2013Dr. Annabella Cant
    BA Teacher Education (Gheorge Lazar College), BA Pedagogy (Babes Bolyai University), MA (SFU), PhD Curriculum Theory and Implementation (SFU)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Annabella received her PhD from Simon Fraser University in the Curriculum Theory and Implementation program with her work : Unswaddling Pedagogies; Im ... [more]


    Bo Sun KimDr. Bo Sun Kim
    BA (Ewha Womans University, South Korea), MA (UBC), & PhD (UBC)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Bo Sun Kim’s professional interests focus on children’s ideas and perspectives through their narratives and artistic expressions. Her doctoral researc ... [more]


    cristina1-150Dr. Cristina Delgado
    PhD, BA & M.Ed. (University of Siena, Italy)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Cristina has been teaching at Capilano since 2005. She pursued her pedagogista studies at the Univeristy of Siena (Italy) and finished her doctoral wo ... [more]


    Kathleen KummenDr. Kathleen Kummen
    BA, Cert. Ed., M.Ed. (U of M.), PhD (U.Vic), ECE / I/T SN Cert.
    Chair - Innovation and Inquiry/Instructor - ECCE

    Kathleen Kummen is both an instructor in the Early Childhood Care and Education Program and the Chair, Innovation and Inquiry in Childhood Studies at  ... [more]


    Laurie KocherDr. Laurie Kocher
    BA (UBC), PDP (UBC), MA (U.Vic), PhD (University of Southern Queensland
    Programme Coordinator - ECCE

    Laurie Kocher has been teaching at Capilano University since 2016.  She has taught previously at Douglas College and UBC.  Much of her career has been ... [more]


    Sylvia1-150Dr. Sylvia Kind
    BFA (U.Vic), MA & PhD (UBC), Montessori Cert.
    Instructor - ECCE

    Sylvia Kind is an artist and educator. She has been teaching at Capilano University since 2007. Prior to this she taught at UBC in the teacher educati ... [more]


    Elaine Beltran-SellittiElaine Beltran-Sellitti
    M.Ed. (SFU), PhD Student (SFU)
    Instructor - ECCE

    After teaching elementary and high school in Brazil, Elaine found her passion educating young children when she studied ECE in Vancouver. She has take ... [more]


    Hyewon Rachel YuHyewon Rachel Yu
    BECCE (Cap U), MA (UBC), ECE/I/T, SN Cert.
    Instructor - ECCE

    Rachel Yu is an instructor in Early Childhood Care and Education at Capilano University on the unceded territorial lands of the Squamish and Tsleil-Wa ... [more]


    julia1-150Julia Black
    BA (U of Western Ontario), MBA (Athabasca U), ECE Cert.
    Instructor - ECCE

    Julia has been an early childhood educator since 1994.  Julia has developed early childhood programs and facilities for children 3 months to 5 years o ... [more]


    Margaret BroughtonMargaret Broughton
    BSc. Home Economics (U of A), MSc Population and Public Health (UBC), RD (Registered Dietitian)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Margaret is a registered dietitian with an undergraduate degree in Home Economics from the University of Alberta. She has a Masters degree in  ... [more]


    Sally de la Rue BrowneSally de la Rue Browne
    CPHIC (Certified Public Health Inspector Canada)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Sally is a graduate of British Columbia Institute of Technology and has a Business Diploma from the University of Saskatchewan and a Train the Trainer ... [more]


    Tia1-150Tia Smith
    BA & MA (Pacific Oaks College), Dip. ECE
    Instructor - ECCE

    Tia believes the health and well-being of children and families is a responsibility we share not just within communities but also globally. It is her  ... [more]


    VCVanessa Clark
    BA, MA, PhD (UVic)
    Instructor - ECCE

    Vanessa Clark is a teacher-artist in Early Childhood Care and Education at Capilano University on the ancestral territories of the Coast Salish people ... [more]


    Violet JessenViolet 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  ... [more]

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