LORRAINE COUTURE

A passionate and experienced early childhood professional

My Little Story

I was born and raised in Pointe-Claire and Beaconsfield but I have lived in Vaudreuil-Soulanges for 30 years. I am bilingual, I love music, singing, animals and all other aspects of nature. I had the privilege of accompanying my two children in their development, who are today young adults sensitive, open, respectful, competent and well aware of the universe in which they continue their development.. What a delight!

My Training

  • Cégep diploma in early childhood education, High Scope approach, DAP from NAEYC, Montessori, Abecedarian, and Bank Street.

  • BA in early childhood education, Piagetian project approach. and management of childcare services. 

  • Up-to-date training in early childhood first aid and severe allergies.

  • Continuing education on the developmental evaluation grid (DEG), JEUX D'ENFANTS Program, and High Scope curriculum.

  • Training in family coaching at the Nancy Doyon family coaching school.

My Experience

  • Early childhood education experience with children aged 18 months to 9 years in Alberta and Quebec.​

  • Trainer in parenting skills and family child care centres.

  • Volunteer administrator of a family child care agency.

  • Director General and of pedagogy of the Abracadabra CPE and the Campus CPE.

  • Founding volunteer on the Board of Directors of the daycare centre A La Claire Fontaine CPE and Soulanges CPE, also  parent administrator.

  • Community volunteer administrator on the Board of Directors of the La Campinoise CPE..

  • Reviser of specialised textbooks for early childhood education.

  • BRIO Trainer on the educational program of the Ministère de la famille.

  • Teacher and supervisor of internships in early childhood education at CEGEP.

 

My Recognition

  • Certification by two provincial professional associations of early childhood educators.​

  • Member of the RITMA Association (grouping of facilitators in alternative therapies and medicines).