My name is Linda Kissiedu, I am a graduate of the Early Childhood Education and Development Studies program from Bow Valley College, and I am currently a student at the University of Athabasca studying my Bachelor of Professional Arts in Human Service. Working in this field has always been my passion due to the love, […]

Brittani Slocombe

Brittani has worked with youth in community programming and education for more than 9 years, and first found her passion for working with children as a summer camp leader. Originally from southern Alberta, she grew up as a Canadian expat living abroad, and through her travels, learned the impact of a strong community and the […]


Carolina is a certified Child Development Supervisor and holds her diploma in Early Childhood Education as well as an Infant and Toddler certificate from Capilano University in North Vancouver, BC. She also has her diploma in Interior Design from Vancouver College of Art & Design. Carolina has been working in the ECE field for more […]


I am returning to TOPP KIDS after a hiatus and am SO happy to be coming home! I have worked with families, children, and youth for my entire working life since I was 16. I adore watching children learn on their own terms and absolutely love it when you can see something click in their […]


My name is Taylor Blake and I am very excited to be a part of the team! I have a passion for working with children and it has led me to pursue a career in Education. I recently graduated with a degree in Sociology, and I am currently enrolled in the Education program at the […]


My name is Michelle Botero, and I am studying Child Studies at Mount Royal University. I found my passion for working with children in Peru two years ago. I realize that children need an educator to guide them to develop their abilities in life, and I desire to help children build a strong foundation for […]


Hello families! My name is Maggie! I am currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Child Studies program, majoring in early childhood education at Mount Royal University. I have my level 2 childcare certification, and I am working towards my level 3. I have been working as an early childhood educator for 3 years, with children […]


Kriti has always desired to pursue a career in teaching and shaping the minds of children. Her experience working with children from kindergarten to teen years has been a wonderful experience, providing her with great happiness and satisfaction. She pushes herself to ensure every child’s individual needs are met and the brains are built to […]

Joon Young

I was born in  South Korea and in my family, we had three boys and we always played outside together. That is why I became very active, energetic, and athletic. Not having had digital gadgets at that time, I had a lot of time to play with peers outdoors and on the playground. This provided […]

Leslie Topp

Founder of TOPP KIDS. Having worked in Early Learning & Childcare for over 25 years, Leslie experienced firsthand the incredible effect of early academic exposure and the power of play, imagination, and natural exploration in young children. In the years that followed, she worked to modify her own child developmental approach, one that would not […]