Kaye works in the over threes. Kaye owns Inspiring Minds and works full time. She is a mother of five children and Nana Kaye Kaye to seven grandchildren, most of whom attend or have attended Inspiring Minds.
Jaclyn is the manager at Inspiring Minds and has been there since the centre opened. Jaclyn lives in Oromahoe with her partner Adam and their three children Logan, Dylan and Lane
Justine works in the infant rūma. Justine lives in Pakaraka with her partner Paul and their children Emily and Harry. They also have two Springer Spaniels, Toby and Cooper.
Meisha works in the over threes. She is originally from Canada and sailed around the pacific for 9 years with her Mum, Dad and sister until arriving in New Zealand. She now lives with her husband and their three children. Meisha has been an Early Childhood teacher since 2001 and has been at Inspiring Minds since it opened in 2012.
Dania works in the toddler room. Dania worked in dentistry and accountancy, but it wasn’t until she worked in ECE that she found her calling, she says it is the BEST job in the world!!! Coming from a playcentre background, combined with study has taught her the importance of play and how much learning is gained from it – to view children as competent and capable individuals who all have something special to offer.
Brittney volunteers at Inspiring Minds. She helps the teachers and the support staff three days per week. Brittney lives in Kerikeri with her mum and dad. She loves to spend time with her family and dog Chip.
“Teachers who LOVE teaching, teach children to LOVE learning” Unknown