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My name is Viktoriya Rimdap and I am the Hawks Kids Program Coordinator and a Level 3 Early Childhood Educator. I have over ten years of experience working with children from 0 to 12 years old in a variety of settings including family daycare, Forest kindergarten, private schools, and church ministries. I am excited and blessed to be able to serve you and your children through the Hawks Kids program at HCA. Every child is unique and so is the care we need to provide them with. I love children unconditionally and believe in inclusion and opportunities for each and every child. I love nature, camping, biking, running and sushi; but most of all, I love spending quality time with my three children. Please come and speak with me if you have any questions about Hawks Kids.

"Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men..."
- Colossians 3:23

My name is Lerma Vitug and I am a Level 3 Early Childhood Educator. I was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada 25 years ago. I am very excited to serve families in the Hawks Kids program using the skills I have learned and acquired from 17 fruitful years working at the Accredited Child Care Centers around Calgary. I have a diploma in Early Learning Child Care through Bow Valley College. Being part of the HCA family is a blessing and an answered prayer to spend more time together with my beautiful daughter at Hawks Kids. 

1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, "In everything, give thanks."

My name is Abegail Bacolod and I am a Level 2 Early Childhood Educator. I grew up in Makati, Philippines. I speak Tagalog and English. I have been in Calgary since 2016. I was a Registered Dietitian before moving to Calgary. Currently I am enrolled in Early Childhood Education Diploma and will have my Level 3 certification, and I am happy to be part of Heritage Christian Academy.

My favourite colour is blue, my favourite food is pancit (noodles), and my hobby is photography.

"'Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."
- Philippians 4:4-7

Hi! My name is Sakshi Massey and I am a Level 3 Early Childhood Educator. I have been working with children for more than 15 years. I have been blessed to work in several provinces in Canada, including Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and now Calgary, Alberta.

I am excited to be a member of HCA’s family. My husband and I have two daughters, and we have a dog. I enjoy both music and crafts.

I thank God for all the blessings and guidance through all the years of my life.

"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."
- Psalm 119:105 

"Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal."
- Isaiah 26:4

Hello! My name is Nora Grier. I am a Level 1 Early Childhood Educator.
Coming from the Philippines and briefly working as a nanny in Saudi Arabia, I curated years of experience working as a caregiver before coming to Canada. I have worked with children for more than 30 years, including running a private day home. 
 
As of 2010, I started working at Calgary Board of Education and am currently working as a Librarian and at HCA, I am an After School Care Educator with the Hawks family. 
Intercessory Prayer is also a part of my ministry. I love praying for everyone. 
It is my calling to be an instrument that encourages these children to know more about Jesus. Our Hawks students are full of joy & happiness!
I make sure to remind Hawks students at the end of the day to give mom & dad a hug & always say a prayer before going to bed. So don’t be surprised if they give you a big hug! 
Jesus said, “ Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such of these.” - Matthew 19:14

 

Hello Hawks Parents!! My name is Erin Mandan and I am an Early Childhood Educator. I grew up in Calgary but spent my 20's living in Ontario, Quebec & traveling the world. 4 years ago I made a Career change and decided to finally follow my passion of working with children.

I am educated as a Montessori Teacher but have had the pleasure to work in a Reggio school as well, so I am familiar with different aspects of teaching children. I am so grateful to God he has lead me to where I am today and that I am blessed to be able to teach your children through God's words. I have a beautiful 5 year-old daughter who is my best friend! We love being outdoors camping, hiking, quadding, snowboarding, skating, tobogganing and riding our bikes. 

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. - Romans 12:2 NIV


But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” - Matthew 119:14 NLT

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