Kathy Kemp has been in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2002. She received the AECEO award upon her graduation from Mohawk College, which acknowledged her 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, regarding curriculum models and delivery. Kathy worked as a freelance writer for over 9 years where she was in charge of researching and writing articles relating to Early Childhood topics for multiple Canadian magazines. Kathy is currently the Early Childhood consultant for the Dairy Farmers of Canada, researching and writing nutrition articles for Early Childhood Professionals in Ontario. She coordinated field placement and is very proud to be a Professor in the ECE program at Mohawk College. Kathy is very active in the community as a volunteer in the field of ECE, and continues to strengthen the lives of children and families within her community and surrounding areas.