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Year: 2003 – Province: Ontario
Certificate of Achievement Recipients
Setting: A Child's Paradise Inc.
34 Dalkeith Drive
Brantford, Ontario N3P 1N6
Type of Setting: Child care centre for children ages 0-12
Philosophy of Care:
Every child is precious and important. Strive to create an environment that makes children feel comfortable and encourages them to do their best.
Ms. Friel opened the first child care centre for teenaged mothers in Brantford. The centre, located in a high school, provides excellent care while allowing mothers to continue their studies. The centre also provides parenting classes to the young moms.
Part of Ms. Friel's mission is to educate others of the value of childhood educators and their role in supporting childhood development.
In Praise Of:
"Judith's approach to caregiving has spurred my son's learning, positive sense of self, and appreciation for the world and others around him." - Parent
"Mrs. Friel is an outstanding role model for all early childhood educators and it is her compassion and genuine warmth that endears her to all of the children and their families." - Member of Parliament (Brant)