Kathy Kemp has been in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2002. She received the AECEO award after graduation from Mohawk College. The AECEO award acknowledges academic success. Kathy has experience working in infant, toddler, preschool and school-age child care environments. She taught a variety of workshops to community partners about curriculum models and delivery. Kathy worked as a freelance writer for over nine years. She was in charge of researching and writing articles relating to Early Childhood topics for many Canadian magazines. For four years, she was the Early Childhood consultant for the Dairy Farmers of Canada. She researched and wrote nutrition articles for Early Childhood Professionals in Ontario. She also coordinated field placement.
Kathy is very proud to be a Professor in the ECE program at Mohawk College. She is the Program Coordinator of the Child Development Practitioner Apprenticeship Program. Kathy is also the Program Coordinator of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in Hamilton, Ontario. The Imagination Library won the Early Literacy Agency Award of Hamilton in 2019. Kathy is very active in the community as a volunteer in the field of ECE. She continues to strengthen the lives of children and families within her community, and surrounding areas.