Our Amazing Presenters

In addition to supporting Educa users with training, we are proud to host a variety of webinars and workshops led by industry experts and ECE professionals. 

Wendy Lee

Wendy Lee is one of the founders of the Learning Story approach, author, keynote speaker, and thought leader in early childhood education worldwide.

Toni Christie

New Zealand author, child care owner and ECE professional trainer with a values-based approach to leadership. Toni believes early childhood is the most significant stage of a person’s development.

Kelly Goodsir

Being in the early childhood sector for 20 years across both Australian and New Zealand contexts, Kelly Goodsir has dedicated her career to her own and other’s development of pedagogy, learning, and educational leadership. 

Tom Drummond

One of America's leading thinkers in ECE with more than 36 years of teaching preschool children, educating their teachers and stimulating discussions of pedagogy among other college teachers.

Susan Stacey

Susan has worked in the field of early childhood education for over thirty-five years, as an early childhood educator, director, practicum advisor, and instructor, in both Canada and the United States.

Cathy Wilson

Having delivered numerous workshops and presentations for the Early Childhood Council (ECC), Victoria University and MANZ, Cathy is currently studying towards her Masters Degree.

Dr. Annie White

An Assistant Professor with the Early Childhood Studies program at California State University, Channel Islands teaching early childhood courses. Dr Annie White is also a learning story advocate in the US.

Cassandra O'Neill

With over 20 years of experience working in the social sector and with entrepreneurs in the US, Cassandra has extensive experience in leadership development at the community, state, and national levels.

Michelle Rogers

Brisbane-based early education consultant and owner of Sustainable Childcare Consultancy, Michelle builds on 20 years in private and corporate childcare and ECE as an educator and manager.

Miriam Dressler

Founder and owner of Bloom Training and Consulting, Miriam has worked in education for over twenty years. She has experience as an ECE teacher, center director, adult educator, and accreditation manager.

Nicole Talarico

Nicole's coaching strategies have been outlined in a range of early childhood sector publications with reference to leadership, ethical decision making in curriculums, child safe environments and child protection responsibilities.

Jane Warnock

Educational Leader/Mentor at Tui Early Learners- Palmerston North, Jane is studying towards her Master of Education with a focus in Leadership, Mentoring, and Coaching at Victoria University.

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