Community Animators

The Community Animators are responsible for engaging community partners to inform a vision for a sustainable approach to mentoring that supports early years professionals in all aspects of their career.

Meet your Community Animators!


Haille Ifabumuyi


Haille is a  Registered Early Childhood Educator. She graduated from Fanshawe College’s Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership Program in 2020, and then moved on to her Master’s of Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership studies in Western University’s Faculty of Education and graduated in 2022. Previous to this role, she was working for the City of London as a Community Support Associate in the child care fee subsidy team of the Child Care and Early Years department. She has also taught in the Early Childhood Education and Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership programs at Fanshawe College, and hopes to continue teaching in the future.

Get in touch with Haille! 
Phone: 519-434-3644 ext 629

Kayla Bartlett


Kayla is a Registered Early Childhood Educator with a Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Studies. She has experience working within full day childcare, before and after school programs, camps, as well as administrative and supervisory positions. In May 2022, she was a Champion of Change panelist in the Heartwork and So Much More event (check our Part 3 to listen to Kayla speak!), discussing advocacy and the work we do within the early years sector. Since then, she has become a founding member of Leaders for Change St. Thomas-Elgin; a group dedicated to transforming childcare and early learning environments throughout the county.

Get in touch with Kayla!
Phone: 519-434-3644 ext 634

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