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  • Provincial

    Please contact any committee member through

    • President: Janine Hayward

    • Treasurer: Klarissa Komarnicki

      Klarissa is presently teaching Grade 1/2 at Georges Vanier Catholic Fine Arts School with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division. She has been involved in the ECEC Provincial Executive  and the Conference Committee for many years in various positions.She is passionate about early childhood education and enjoys her time serving on the ECEC committee.

    • Membership/Website Coordinator: Kim Deibert

      Kim is in her 34th year of teaching Kindergarten for Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, currently at Holy Family School. She has served in many positions on the Provincial ECEC and is the Saskatoon Local President. 

    • Local Liason: Christine Massing

      Christine Massing, PhD. is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Regina. Christine is a former teacher who has lived and worked in Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, Egypt, as well as in two First Nations communities in Canada. Most recently, she taught in K-2 classrooms for Edmonton Public Schools.

    • Editor: Lorelei Clifford

    • Vice-President: Chantal Deibert

      Hi, my name is Chantal Deibert. This is my 7th year of teaching in the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division. I am currently teaching Grade 3 at St. Peter School and I absolutely love it! I have been a part of the Saskatchewan ECEC since 2008 through attending past conferences and being part of the Saskatoon Local, the Conference Committee and the Executive Council; in a variety of different roles. We would love to have some wonderful new faces on our committees, so please contact us if you would like to get involved! :) 

    • Bursaries and Scholarships: Angela Yeaman

      Angela is in her 20th year of teaching.  She is currently teaching Prekindergarten part-time and working as an Early Learning Consultant part-time with Living Sky School Division in North Battleford.  Angela has served in several different positions on the Provincial and ECEC Conference executives.

      She is the proud mom of two girls age 12 and 14 who, along with her husband of 20 years, keep life more than busy.

    • Secretary: Bojana Krienke

      Bojana Dautbegovic-Krienke is presently in her fourth year as an Early Learning and Literacy Consultant with the Saskatoon Public School Division.  Bojana taught Kindergarten for  five years before moving into the primary grades and working on her Masters of Education through the U of S.  Bojana is currently serving as secretary on the ECEC board and is learning a great deal alongside her colleagues.   She is passionate about collaboratively working and learning from early childhood educators across our province to  support our youngest learners.

    • Past President: Klarissa Komarnicki

    • Members at Large: Suzanne Bronkhorst/Chera Suwala/Kara Fidelack/Jillian Granello




      KARA FIDELACK: Kara is a 2nd year Pre-Kindergarten teacher in Hudson Bay, SK. This is her first time on the ECEC committee as a Member at Large. She is excited for this opportunity to network and share her passion of early childhood with others in the province!




      Chera Suwala is presently a Kindergarten Teacher at St. Lorenzo school with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division.  She has 16 years of teaching experience and has 4 children under the age of 11 years old.  She is very excited to be part of the Provincial ECEC committee.








      Jillian Granello: I currently teach at Arm river Colony School with Prairie Valley School Division. I teach a multi grade split for every subject, with a focus on early years language arts and Math. I am also the school LST. I have been teaching for almost 10 years with 5 different school divisions! 

  • Conference Committee

    Join our Conference Planning Team! Help us bring top notch professional development to early childhood teachers in Saskatchewan!

    Contact us at for more information. 

  • Local

    Our provincial organization supports local ECEC organizations around the province.  If you are interested in creating a local in your area, please contact us!  Check our events page for updates on locally hosted professional development opportunities in your area.


      Treasurer- Nancy Zawislak
      Secretary- Kendal Hack
      Communication- Crystal Swidzinski
      Social- Brenda Wizniak

      Committee Members:

      Chantal Deibert-Treasurer

      Stephanie Heagy

      Jen Stensrud

      Suzanne Brokhorst

      Jolyne Drury

      Becky Kennedy

      Anna Disanto-Johnston