Our Educators

web-112Angela Paletta-Haslam is our wonderful and dedicated Early Childhood Educator & Preschool Manager. She was first introduced to cooperative preschools as a parent of two daughters and has been hooked ever since. Angela has been working with children in the classroom and the community for over 20 years, and with Gonzales Co-op Preschool since 2010. With a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care and an ECE certificate, Angela brings an incredible mix of skill, knowledge and passion to the children and families of Gonzales Preschool.


Our ECE Assistant Susan Parkin brings cheerful energy, warmth, and experience to our classroom. She comes to us with an extensive background in both Montessori and family-based childcare settings. Susan has her Early Childhood Educator Certificate and has enjoyed working with children and families for 28 years! She is excited to be joining the Gonzales Preschool community.


Susan and Angela at the Oak Bay Tea Party Parade