Our Staff


Tania Reid, RECE - Executive Director

Tania has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Master’s Degree in Education and has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for the past 17 years, 14 of them have been in managerial roles. Tania is a mother to a beautiful hockey playing daughter and loves to bake in her spare time.

Tania’s role is working closely with the Board of Directors and to oversee the day-to-day operations of the centre. Tania is responsible for maintaining compliance with The City of Toronto and provincial requirements as well as ensuring that staff have the resources they need to provide a nurturing, caring and inclusive environment for children to thrive in. Tania is excited to get to know the Jackman area, most importantly working with all children, families and community members. 

Karen Anthony, RECE - Supervisor

Karen has been with Jackman Community Daycare since September 2015.  Karen has 27 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education, 9 of which have been in managerial roles.

As the Program Manager, Karen works closely with staff to support programming and to ensure compliance with all regulations.  She has strong leadership skills and years of experience coaching and mentoring staff.  Karen also has a strong sense of community and is passionate about working with children and families.

The daycare employs 27 staff.  Sixteen staff members have earned their RECE diploma and are members of the College of Early Childhood Educators.

Each of our daycare rooms is staffed by 2 RECEs and some also one assistant, 2 in preschool.  We maintain higher than required ratios to provide quality programming for all children.