NOTICEBOARD: Gold Coast educator finalist in Standout Educator of the Year program

14 September 2018

We all know the important role childhood educators play in our children’s lives. They help mould our children’s minds from a young age and prepare them for school. If your children are being educated by the lovely Christy Maloney they are in good hands.

The early childhood educator from Kool Kids Early Learning Centre Southport has been named a finalist in G8 Education’s national Standout Educator Awards program. Selected from 10,000 educators across the country, Christy was nominated by her parents and peers for her outstanding contribution to the wellbeing and healthy development of the children in her care.

Centre Manager Cleone Stack said the recognition was testament to Christy’s dedication to providing superior learning and development outcomes for local children. “The Standout Educator Awards highlight the special contribution educators like Christy make to the lives of the children in their care,” Cleone said.

“To be selected is not only reward for her dedication to providing quality early childhood education and care, it also emphasises the special bond that she has with the children entrusted in her care.”

Now in its second year, the Standout Educators Award program provides recognition for the important role early childhood educators play in the lives of families across the country.

More than 3,000 nominations were received this year, with parent nominations highlighting everything from their educator’s teaching techniques through to their personal attributes and willingness to go above and beyond to support both the children and their families.

Christy said she was excited yet humbled to be nominated in the national awards program. “It’s a privilege to be able to work with children each day – they teach me so much!” she said. “I’m really honoured to have been recognised by my families.”

The Kool Kids educator now goes in the running to be named one of six national winners.

Written by

Amardy Baucke / Deputy Editor

Amardy is a Family and Children's Mindset Coach, and Deputy Editor for Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City. Her goal is to inspire people to live a healthy wholesome lifestyle.

Living on the sunny Gold Coast Amardy is a dedicated wife and mother of three beautiful children. amardy.com

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