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A dynamic, committed team of faculty, contract lecturers and staff make up Toronto Metropolitan University’s School of Early Childhood Studies. Together, we support student success, advance innovation in teaching and lead research that drives positive change.

Adjunct Professor

  • Melanie McBride

Contract Lecturers

  • Vanessa Barnett
  • Natalie Cummins
  • Ardavan Eizadirad
  • Anita Ewan
  • Alan Faigal
  • Lovisa Fung
  • Lisa-Marie Gagliardi
  • Susan Howson
  • Audrey Huberman
  • Lisa Johnston
  • Louise Lesser
  • Evelina Lukaszyk
  • Shelly Mehta
  • Nidhi Menon
  • Meagan Montpetit
  • Fathima Najeemudeen
  • Maria Petrescu
  • Karyn Positano
  • Bethany Robichaud
  • Maya-Rose Simon
  • Laura Schein
  • Alison Smith
  • Erin Sperling
  • Saghi Tootoonchinia
  • Odilia Yim

Laura Gibbon
Manager, Strategic and Executive Planning, The 519, external link

Connie Giordano
Coordinator, Early Learning Program, Toronto Catholic District School Board, external link

Trevor McAlmont
Executive Director, Macaulay Child Development Centre, external link

Jeffrey Schiffer
Executive Director, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, external link

Cristina Delgado Vintimilla
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, York University, external link