Toddle Inn

Staff

Kelda Brown, Service Provider

Kelda has more than 20 years of experience within the Early Years Sector.
Kelda has a diploma in Montessori Education and an Honors degree in Early Childhood Studies, along with this she has also completed the Leadership for Inclusion course (LINC) in 2018.
Kelda is very passionate about providing the highest level of care and education to the children of Toddle Inn. Kelda believes in active learning and exposing children to the arts. She believes children learn best through participation and strives to provide an environment where children feel valued and respected.

Gillian Hourigan, Naíonra Manager

Inspired by how her own 2 children thrived at Toddle Inn Montessori Gillian decided to retrain as an Early Years Educator.  In 2016 she was awarded a Distinction a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Montessori/Early Childhood Care and Education.  We were delighted to welcome Gillian to the team at Toddle Inn in 2016. Gillian strives to provide children with the best possible early learning experiences.  Gillian was recently awarded a Distinction a Level 6 Special Purpose Award for completing the Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years Programme (LINC) led by Mary Immaculate College.

Brenda Carmody, Castlejane Manager

Brenda hails from the kingdom of Kerry and joined Toddle Inn just over a year ago.
She graduated with an honors degree in Early Childhood Care and Education in 2011.
Brenda is very passionate about the Early Years and has nearly 10 years of experience working in the area.
Brenda spent five years in Dubai and two years in London where she gained valuable expertise in her teaching and management roles.