12 months to to 5 years old
Full time / Part time
We Believe in...
Nurturing the child’s imagination, curiosity and creativity in a caring, stimulating and supportive environment, prioritizing play as an essential part of learning.
Stars for Life Childcare offers a safe and stimulating environment, nurturing children through learning experiences, that enable their natural curiosity to investigate, explore and discover the world. Children in our program develop kindness, respect and self-discipline. These attributes will enable them to become active, healthy and happy members of society.
Incorporating character education into the curriculum will create active citizens, lifelong learners and loyal friends.
12 months to to 5 years old
Full time / Part time
WE FOCUS ON EACH CHILD'S INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND STRENGTH IN A CLASSROOM SETTING.
We focus on 7 areas of learning.
The prime areas are important because they lay the foundation for children to become successful in all areas of life.
THE “3 PRIME AREAS OF LEARNING”:
COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE
PERSONAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
THE FOUR ‘SPECIFIC AREAS OF LEARNING’ ARE:
UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD (SCIENCE, HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY)
EXPRESSIVE ART AND DESIGN (ART, MUSIC, DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY)
Our curriculum is integrated into themes.
SENIORS BUDDIES PROGRAM
Carolina is an Early Childhood Educator and graduated at the Montessori Training Centre of British Columbia in 2016. She has over 20 years of experience running her own successful business and she holds an MBA in Marketing. Her passion for education awakened 15 years ago, when her first son was born. Being a mom of 4 combined with her experience created the desire to open Stars for Life. A place where children are loved and cared for and guarantees all the tools they need for learning and developing healthy minds.
Carolina speaks: English, Portuguese and Spanish
Adriana Silberstein Sestini
Adriana is an Early Childhood Educator, holding a bachelor’s degree in Education, specialized in Early Childhood Education and School administration and a specialization degree in Psycho-pedagogy. She has been working in education for more than 20 years, not only teaching but also as head of department and helping daycare owners create childcare focused curriculum. Her passion for education started at an early age with volunteer participation in poverty communities. In addition to being an Educator, she has 3 children who embraced the daily goal of making the world a better place.
Adriana speaks: English, Portuguese and Spanish
Early Childhood Educators
Ms. Christine Jeong
Ms. Christine has been in the early childhood field for 4 years, and in the past has worked as a lead teacher in a toddler and preschool classroom in Vancouver, where she lived after college. She has a Diploma in early childhood education from MTI Community College. She also has a Bachelor's degree in music from South Korea University. Recently she concluded the Montessori Assistant Certificate as well. Christine has a passion for early learning, especially enriching young minds through play and conscious experiences. In her free time she enjoys travelling, reading, doing yoga, and enjoying life with her family and friends.
Christine speaks: English and Korean
Mrs. Maryam Montajabi
Mrs. Maryam has a bachelor’s degree from Mashhad University. She was a high school teacher in IRAN for 21 years. She came to Canada six and a half years ago and started working with a Family Child Development Certificate in 2016. In 2017 Maryam applied for her ECE and worked at the same time. As a teacher, she always prioritizes listening and understanding children to be able to create a better relationship with them and make communication easier. She loves creating artwork, especially with kids because she wants to help them bring out their imaginations into creative visual pieces. Maryam is kind and a very active person that is able to create a stimulating learning and fun environments for children.
Maryam speaks: English and Farsi
Ms. Maricela Ochoa
Ms. Maricela has recently graduated as an Early Childhood Educator from Vancouver Career College in 2020, she says being an ECE has been the best decision that she has ever made. Since she started on the field, her passion for the children has been growing and one of her goals is helping or teach them in any stage of their life.
She is from Honduras and she has been in Canada since 2012. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family and friends, watch a movie, and go for a run.
Maricela speaks: English and Spanish
Ms. Lutfiya Mamadsafoeva
Lutfiya Mamadsafoeva completed her undergraduate studies in Linguistics, specialising in English and German Languages. She worked as an English language teacher for five years at the secondary level in Tajikistan. She then completed her double Masters degrees in Teaching and Arts at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. In March 2021 she relocated to Vancouver, Canada and obtained her ECE certificate from Pacific Rim, Institute of Early Childhood Education. She is continuing her ECE studies with Pacific Rim to obtain ECE diploma. Lutfiya speaks: English Tajik, Wakhi (a Pamiri Language) and some Russian.
Early Childhood Educator Assistants
Ms. Emily Borrowman
Emily is a passionate girl who loves children of all ages. Currently, she is studying ECE at the Pacific Rim Early Childhood Institute and is working towards a lifelong career in the field. She enjoys the outdoors, art, and music. She believes that there is nothing more expressive than a good craft.
Emily speaks: English
Ms. Baylee Siu
Baylee is an Early Childhood Educator Assistant, recently graduated from UBC and completed her assistant program at the Montessori training centre of BC. She’s been volunteering and working at different schools for the past few years as she plans to pursue ECE in the future. She discovered her passion for children education since she stayed with a homestay family that has three kids back in high school. She finds education to be a very rewarding and fruitful profession.
Baylee speaks: English and Mandarin
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1068 Inglewood Ave
West Vancouver, BC
Phone: +1 778-279-0079
We are located in a quiet residential neighbourhood area. Nearby parks include Chatwin Park, Ambleside Park and Hay Park.