Author and Consultant
Diane is a registered early childhood educator in the province of Ontario. She received a Bachelor of Honours Degree from York University, an Early Childhood Education Diploma from Seneca College and a Master of Education and Doctorate Degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Diane has taught early childhood education at both the degree and the diploma level. Since retiring from teaching, Diane has been working as a consultant, and workshop/webinar presenter. She is the co-author of three ECE textbooks and currently writing a book for Redleaf Press on professional friendships in ECE. Diane writes a blog to support professional learning in early childhood education: Technology Rich Inquiry Based Research and loves to engage in continuous professional learning face to face and through social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She is the past president of the Association for Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the current coordinator of the York Region Nature Collaborative.