Our People

Our People

Known throughout the local area for our warm and friendly team, our educators believe in kindness and inclusiveness. We love working with children and aim to create an atmosphere that is welcoming and encourages every child to be comfortable with being themselves. We encourage them to take the next step, knowing that we’re always right there beside them.

Our outlook is one of respect for children, their families and their cultural backgrounds. They are important parts of each child’s life and our educators actively promote an understanding of this. Our educators all come from different backgrounds and cultures which can be implemented in the centre, currently our educators speak the following languages:

  • Mandarin
  • Arabic
  • Tongan

Meet our Centre Director

Name: Carmen Try

Years in Child Care: 6 years

Qualifications: Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I love being able to watch children on their journey through their early years. Seeing children blossom and grow is an honor to be a part of! I love seeing their little personalities develop and watching their inquisitive minds explore and make sense of the world around them.

What makes your centre different from others? Our beautifully designed, split campus allows the children the space and environments to grow, learn and thrive. Milestone’s North Parramatta boasts a wonderful community sprit that strives to include everyone. Our amazing team of educators are passionate about meeting each child’s individual needs and nurturing them to enable a sense of security and belonging. It is such an amazing community that I am privileged to be a part of.

Meet our Third in Charge

Meet our Third in Charge

Name: Weena Kapoor

Years in Childcare:

Qualifications: Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? The importance in my life as a childcare educator is, it brings me the “Personal reward and satisfaction”, when I help children to learn, explore, succeed and witness incredible achievements like “I DID IT”, at the end.

What makes your centre different from others? At our centre we foster a team approach where all educators are equally respected and valued for their contribution. We employ highly qualified and passionate educators and empower them and our trainees to continually work towards upgrading their skills and qualifications. To advocate for children and families and promote sharing of information and expertise.We believe parents are the children first and most influential teachers and we work on learning, supporting and building relationship between parents, their children and educators to form a strong family and community support. We believe that building connections within the community are essential, both individually and collectively, to encourage children to become strong confident members of the community.

Meet our Assistant Centre Director

Meet our Assistant Centre Director

Name: Elisapeta Lakai

Years in Childcare: over 4 years

Qualifications: Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I love and enjoy working with children. Being a mother of three and enjoying it…I also love to be a part of the community to help children learn, grow and thrive.

Why makes your centre different from others? Our life long learning approach that helps and support children thriving to their great potential. Children are supported by educators through implementing program that supports them with their Foundation learning, social connectivity, emotional confident also their health and physical well-being. We lucky enough to have the most amazing team of Educators who brings in their own unique talents and creativity to our centre. They’re hard working individuals that some also are mothers who cares and understand how parents are worried about their children’s health and well being.