MEET THE DIRECTOR
Lindsay Taylor is Kepler Academy Westlink’s new Centre Director, previously in the Assistant Director role. Her approach to childcare is influenced heavily by the Reggio Philosophy. She earned her Child Development Worker Certificate in Early Childhood Education through Lakeland College. Lindsay has traveled abroad to complete the International Study Course held in Reggio Emilia, the city in Italy where the philosophy originated.
Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she has fond memories of play-based, hands-on learning, and is a huge advocate for children’s rights and respect for each child. She brings this philosophy to her centre each day – helping children to realize and express that they are more capable than they may think. “While we act as children’s guides in a foreign land, they translate the world back to us. With fresh eyes, they reveal the things we have grown accustomed to or have missed. Young children live in the moment, and if we follow them, they take us there too.” (Dr. Deborah MacNamara)