Roots & Wings

Early Learning Centre

Roots & Wings Educators

Maggie Ellwyn, Owner/Operator; Infant Toddler Early Childhood Educator

I attended the University of Victoria and obtained a Bachelor of Arts with an English major and Sociology minor in 2004. I then obtained my Early Childhood Education Certification from Northern Lights College in June of 2006. Followed in June 2008 with my Infant Toddler Diploma. I am also first aid and food safe certified and have a valid license to practice as an Infant Toddler Early Childhood Educator. 


Maddy Foster, Early Childhood Educator

Maddy joined Roots & Wings September 2013, taking a brief reprieve in 2016 and returning in February 2019. Maddy has a valid license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator. She also has a successful criminal record check on file and is first aid certified. 


Ayla August, Early Childhood Educator

Ayla joined Roots & Wings in 2010 and spent three years with us before having to relocate. Ayla has returned January 2019. Ayla has a valid license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator. She also has a successful criminal record check on file and is first aid certified. 


Melissa Smith, Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Melissa joined Roots & Wings July 2016. Melissa has a successful criminal record check on file and is first aid certified. She is pursuing her ECE certification and has a valid license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant.


Alison Turley, Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Alison joined Roots & Wings November 2014. Alison is working towards her Early Childhood Educator Certification and has a valid license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant. She also has a successful criminal record check on file.


Lori Landy, Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Lori joined Roots & Wings September 2018. Lori has a successful criminal record check on file and is first aid certified. She is pursuing her ECE certification and has a valid license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant.


Amanda McKenzie, Responsible Adult, ECE in Training

Amanda joined Roots & Wings September 2018. Amanda is pursuing her ECE certification. She has a successful criminal record check on file and is first aid certified.