Chef Chris

Chef Chris

Chef Chris is a very hands-on high positive energy Chef and Leader with a very diversified background in Hospitality, Culinary, and Food Service industries. He brings innovation and structure delivering a hallmark signature of passion and leadership to the TOPP KIDS team. “I bring my culinary skills and experiences and my passion for healthy farm […]

Taryn Rottaire

Taryn began her journey working with children in an educational setting after graduating high school. Since then, her passion for working alongside children has only grown. “I believe it is important to create an atmosphere where children feel safe and confident, as well as an environment that is flexible and accommodating to each child’s individual […]

Patti Dafoe

Patti is our TOPP KIDS accountant. We are so grateful for everything she does behind the scenes to ensure TOPP KIDS runs smoothly.

Maria Topp

With a background in Business Administration Finance and a passion for bookkeeping, Maria has the skills and organization that make her the perfect Accounts Manager for TOPP KIDS. She is a super-mom to two handsome young boys and also runs her own day-home, making her constantly busy! She is passionate about the TOPP KIDS vision […]

Nicole Siebert

After graduating high school, Nicole’s first goal was to pursue a career working with children and went on to received her Child Development Worker Certification. She enjoys working with children and planning daily activities where she can learn alongside the children. She has a passion for science and math and has spent lots of free […]

Christie Scarlett

Christie Scarlett has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 24 years. Her passion for children’s advocacy and leadership for EC Practitioners continues as she volunteers as a board director/treasurer for the National organization, the Canadian Child Care Federation for the past 4 years.  She has been honoured to work alongside children […]

Larissa Hough

Larissa believes that the early years are important in the life cycle of brain development and set the base for competence and coping skills that affect learning, behaviour and health throughout life. It is important to guide young children in developing a strong sense of self-worth, self-image, value and belonging. Her philosophy is based on […]

Anastasia Ryabova

Anastasia was born in Russia, Moscow and is currently a student in a Business Administration program as well as a professional dancer and has danced in many locations all over the world. This experience has helped her a lot with being able to teach dance to kids and adults at studios such as RSVP 33 and […]

Alecia Tuff

Alecia’s passion for working with children stemmed from an early age. Having grown up in day homes she understands the importance and backbone of excellent care and always treating families like her own. Through this, she experienced care for children with special needs teaching her first-hand how to interact with children with different cognitive capacities […]

Shamiza Mohamed

Shamiza’s passion for early childhood development stemmed from a young age. “I myself was in childcare for many years of my life, and I have had an amazing experience! My goal is to give children the same amazing experience that I received and help them grow into successful young adults”. Starting off on the road […]