The Educa Family
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Geoff has been active in education-related business for the last 15 years. He is US-based, a huge believer in learning stories and excited about Educa’s mission of helping educators connect to children.
CUSTOMER HAPPINESS MANAGER
Alick has extensive customer service experience.He loves his outbound training and customer success role because it involves a lot of interaction with educators helping them with what matters most.
AUSTRALIAN SALES MANAGER
With 12+ years in the Australian childcare education software industry, Dave loves finding solutions that are simple for everyone.
NEW ZEALAND SALES MANAGER
Vicki is in sales, with a service mindset! Her career in primary teaching gives her a good understanding of the needs and challenges of her customers.
Rachel came to Educa with 20+ years of working with Educators in Pre k – 8 classrooms around the country. She enjoys collaborating with educators to boost student and teacher achievement.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS (US)
Lining up overnight to get her child into a new Reggio center shows a zeal for early education that is serving Allyson well in her role as trainer, coach and mover of mountains for our North American customers. That and 20 years in education!
US DIRECTOR OF ASSESSMENT STRATEGY & ADVOCACY
Judi has over 20 years of experience in research and technical assistance. She supports state, regional, and local early childhood leaders as they consider adopting and prepare to use Educa. She appreciates the way Educa advocates assessment FOR learning.
US CALIFORNIA ASSESSMENTS CONSULTANT
Laura is a Professor in Early Childhood Education in Orange County, CA, with a passion for mentoring and for Learning Stories. She is advising Educa on assessment and documentation requirements for California and beyond.
Jane supports educators in finding efficient and effective solutions to all their needs. Applying her 10 years experience as a Digital Technology Educator and EdTech background she makes sure to provide a hearty succinct learning guide.
Chetique (Che) joined Educa with several years service experience. She loves to support users in any way possible as well as handle day-to-day billing.
Farah manages our finances and oversees our billing. She comes to Educa with 18 years of financial experience. Having two kids of her own, she loves the role Educa plays in connecting teachers and parents.
Aaron started out in customer service where he received a good grounding in our customer’s daily experience. As product owner, Aaron works everyday to improve user experience.
Kashif is our lead web developer, handling feature coding and our server architecture. Kashif came to Educa with a great deal of overseas experience. Inspired to work for a company that makes a positive impact on society, he chose Educa.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Era is the social media voice of Educa. She finds the passion and dedication of our customers and followers truly inspiring, and is always looking for new ways to share the good work being done every day.
Kieren started on our support desk, but has moved into our development team as a tester, putting his Computer Science studies to good use. He brings a user-mindset to the testing role.
Simon is a business leader and investor, helping a number of New Zealand companies reach their potential. He provides guidance on all aspects of Educa.
Jackie is the co-owner of Educare, a group of New Zealand child care centers. Educare has been a user of Educa for many years. Jackie brings a user perspective to the board.