Our Team

Barbara Yost – RECE – Executive Director

Barbara graduated from Centennial College with a diploma in Early Childhood Education in 1979. She has had extensive experience managing child care facilities in both the private and non-profit sector for over 35 years. These programs have all offered a unique exposure to creative programming and curriculum in nature, art, music, drama, math and literacy. Barbara has been the Executive Director with Denlow Community Child Care since 1997.


Katherine Cheung – RECE – Pre School and School Age Early Childhood Educator

Katherine graduated from George Brown College in Early Childhood Education in 2011. She worked with Sentient HR Services as a supply staff for 8 months before joining our Team in 2012. Katherine is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Nancy Liu – RECE – Pre School Early Childhood Educator

Nancy graduated from Seneca College in 2013 as an Early Childhood Educator. She has had extensive experience working with Pre School and School Age children in culturally diverse, community based child care settings  such as Leaside Children’s House Montessori Nursery School, Pride in Heritage Children’s Centre, Gateway Day Care Centre, and Yes I Can Nursery School.  Nancy is fluent in English and Mandarin. We were very excited to have Nancy join our Team in September 2014. 


Linda Christopoulos – Assistant Teacher

Linda has had extensive experience working with young children as a Toronto District School Board Lunchroom Supervisor since 2013 at Kennedy Public School. Linda worked as an Assistant Teacher at Denlow Child Care from November 2014 – April 2015 teaching our Pre School and Kindergarten children. She took a short leave of absence and has returned to Denlow to continue her position as an Assistant Teacher. We are very excited to have Linda back with our Team!


Alexandra Castron – RECE Pre School Early Childhood Educator

Alexandra recently graduated from Ryerson University with a BA in Early Childhood Studies. She has had extensive experience working with children of all ages and abilities in a variety of child care settings such as Lescon Public School, the Ryerson Early Learning Centre, Fenside Childcare Centre, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and North York Little Prints Daycare. Alex is fluent in English and Romanian. We are thrilled to have her join our Denlow Team!


Colene Daniel – RECE Pre School and Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator

Colene graduated from Seneca College with a diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2013. Prior to graduating, she volunteered as a teacher in the children’s program at the Seventh-Day Adventist church, and later became a Supervisor for the Salvation Army. Colene has taught with us since September 2016 as an Occasional Supply Staff through BookJane Toronto. She has had extensive experience working with Toddlers, Pre School, Kindergarten and School Age children. We were thrilled to have Colene join our Team in April 2017.

NANCY LIANG – RECE Pre School and Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator

Nancy graduated from Seneca College with a diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2013. She has had extensive experience working with children of all ages in a variety of child care settings such as Children’s Village Day Care Centre, Cambridge Place Daycare Centre, ABC Academy, and Curious Caterpillars Daycare Centre. She has also worked as a Chinese School Instructor, helping children learn Mandarin and Cantonese. We are very excited to have Nancy as a part time Pre School and Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator.


All RECE Staff Members must be in good standing with the College Of Early Childhood Education as well as have a clear Police Reference Check.