Congratulations to the 2019/2020 award winners

Image

Parent's Choice Awards

The purpose of this award is to encourage and demonstrate positive relationships with families whose children attend RisingOaks Early Learning programs. Parents are asked to submit an online nomination for the employee or team they feel deserves this award.

Becky Myung, St. Brigid
Becky Myung, St. Brigid
Parent's Choice Individual Award
Kathleen Verbeke, Saint John Paul II
Kathleen Verbeke, Saint John Paul II
Parent's Choice Team Award
Lisa Erb, Saint John Paul II
Lisa Erb, Saint John Paul II
Parent's Choice Team Award

Rookie of the Year Award

The top-performing educator in their first year of service with RisingOaks.

Katrina Ratz, St. Luke
Katrina Ratz, St. Luke
Rookie of the Year Award

Most Valuable Player

Outstanding skills in classroom management in the area of planning and preparation. Works in collaboration with colleagues, parents and community partners. Highly positive towards children and engaged in professional development and leadership that has enhanced early learning and care.

Jess Hiemstra, Laurelwood Youth Development Program (YDP)
Jess Hiemstra, Laurelwood Youth Development Program (YDP)
Most Valuable Player Award

Long Term Service Awards

Heartfelt thanks to all of our long-service employees - your dedication to RisingOaks and passion for early learning make a difference every day!

5 Years of Service

Josephine Allishaw – St. Matthew 
Lisa Cook – Admin 
Velvet Corlette– St. Brigid 
Sara Byrne – St. Brigid 
Ashley Dekker – St. Brigid
Kiva Peletier– St. Brigid 
Stephanie Simpson – St. Brigid 
Emily Rattray – John Sweeney 
Simone Haughton – John Sweeney 
Anika Grahovac – Casual

10 Years of Service

Ashley Vandermey – St. Nicholas
Judy Hackbart – Saint John Paul II

15 Years of Service

Janice Chubbs – Our Lady of Fatima 
Kate Delemere – Lincoln Road/Casual 

20 Years of Service

RukmanieAbdulla – St. Matthew 
Betty Gliedt – St. Matthew
Connie Cunningham – Saint John Paul II
Tami Sutton – Saint John Paul II 
Jennifer Silva – Saint John Paul II 

25 Years of Service

Lisa Rintoul – Our Lady of Fatima

30 Years of Service

Denise Sharpe – Lincoln Road

35 Years of Service

Joanne Neeb – John Sweeney