Glandore Private Kindergarten and Child Care Centre is family-owned and operated.
Joan and Kerry Mahony also own Brooklyn Park Private Kindergarten, and have over 20 years experience managing Education Care Centres. They promote a happy, friendly, family atmosphere at their centres.
Their mission is to ensure children develop to their maximum potential. They aim to have a positive impact on everyone they work with, and continuously improve the centres’ facilities, policies and educational programs.
Joan and Kerry work with their Directors and Educators to implement innovative learning experiences for children, parents and staff. They are proud of their wonderful staff who promote the Centres’ reputations for excellence in all areas of the National Quality Standards.
Joan’s career has included Nursing, Teaching and Child Care, and holds Bachelor Degrees in Early Childhood, Nursing and Arts. She has a Masters Degree in Special Education.
She has taught children with special needs in high school, primary school, kindergarten and child care.
Joan works closely with our Directors and Educators, reviewing our educational programs, policies and practices. She also mentors graduate Early Childhood Teachers.
She loves engaging with the children, and sharing their ideas and interests. She is proud of the way the Educators work with the children to help them develop to their potential. Joan also enjoys meeting and getting to know parents and families.