Deanna has worked at Columba Cottage Early Learning Centre for 5 years and has spent a total of 15 years in the childcare industry; she is currently room leader in the Possum room, which is for children aged 18 months to 2 years.

Deanna strives to run a room full of fun, learning and communication between children and staff. She has a Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care and has attended many Professional Development days which keep her up to date and continually learning new ways of being a better educator.

Deanna has four children that are now in their twenties and is proud of the people they have become. Deanna is passionate about children and the way they learn – she brings many creative resource ideas into the room, hoping to build on physical and mental development. Deanna cares for the children in her Possum room with a nurturing manner; she cares about their wellbeing holistically.