Excellence Awards received by our employees
A Golden Educator
In order to recognize the high quality of service offered by our educators, La Boîte à Soleil takes advantage of Early Childhood Educators day to launch an annual contest in each child care center. This contest, called A Golden Educator, invites parents to vote for the educators and aide educators that have proven themselves throughout the year by the excellence in their work or by a unique approach that distinguishes them by the children and the families.
Congratulations goes to Suze Marie Borange-Bernard, RECE from La Boîte à Soleil Nouvel Horizon, winner of the 2017 Golden Educator.
Congratulations goes to Natalie Ventresca, RECE from La Boîte à Soleil LaMarsh, winner of the 2016 Golden Educator.
Congratulations goes to Michelle Lubberts, RECE from La Boîte à Soleil St Joseph, winner of the 2015 Golden Educator.
Congratulations goes to Samantha Beauparlant, RECE from La Boîte à Soleil LaMarsh, winner of the 2014 Golden Educator.
Thrive, Learn & Grow Award:
Each year we present these three Employee Achievement Awards at our annual retreat day.
Thrive – someone who is truly passionate about child care, who embraces and is eager to explore new and exciting innovations in the sector, sees the vision for what could be and implements new ideas, is committed to the mission, vision and values of La Boîte a soleil and exemplifies the organization we wish to be.
2018 Winner – Josiane Jugieux
2017 Winner – Patricia Segura
2016 Winner – Natalie Ventresca
Learn – someone who is truly passionate about learning, who sees learning as an exciting opportunity for advancing themselves and the organization, who inspires others to want to learn and shares their learning with them.
2018 Winner – Nicole Bélair
2017 Winner – Hala Abou-Mehri
2016 Winner – Marie-Eve LeBreton
Grow – someone who is eager to grow in their position and takes on new responsibilities without being required to do so, who sees their potential and the potential in others to advance in their roles or careers, someone who truly understand the importance of growth to the organization and the team.
2018 Winner – Katie Wyatt
2017 Winner – Ashley Carter
2016 Winner – Karina Gagnon
Niagara Early Learning & Child Care Awards of Excellence (presented by the ECCDC)
Congratulations goes to Natalie Ventresca,
winner of the 2017 Emergent Literacy Award.
Congratulations goes to Melissa Tisi & Hugette Leduc,
winner of the 2017 Contributor Awards for Volunteers and Colleagues.
Congratulations goes to Samantha Beauparlant,
winner of the 2016 Commitment to Continuous Professional Learning & Community Collaboration Award.
Congratulations goes to Mona Mitchell,
winner of the 2016 Contributor Award for Volunteers and Colleagues.
Congratulations goes to Véronique Emery,
winner of the 2015 Licensed Child Care Centre Administrator Award for Exceptional Leadership.
2018 Service Recognition:
20 years – Natalie Venne
15 years – France Proctor
5 years – Michelle Lasovich
5 years – Michelle Lubberts
5 years – Hala Abou-Merhi
5 years – Viviane Kalonda
5 years – Véronique Emery
2017 Service Recognition:
10 years – Samantha Beauparlant
10 years – Suzanne Mantha
5 years – Angela Carter
5 years – Jennifer Lasovich
5 years – Marie-Eve LeBreton
2016 Service Recognition:
20 years – Tammy Bibeau
10 years – Christina Clark
5 years – Marie-Eve LeBreton
2015 Service Recognition:
25 years – Ginette Secord
20 years – Josée Lafrenière
10 years – Suzelle Desjardins, Marlène Boutin, Ashley Bélanger