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Children must be taught HOW to think, not WHAT to think.
-Margaret Mead-

Reaghan GaspareHello, my name is Reaghan Gasparre and I am so excited to be embarking on my Early Childhood adventure with Little Willows!

I used to own and operate 5 large group daycares/preschools with ages ranging from infancy to 12 years old. That was a very rewarding and enriching experience which helped bring me to where I am today.

My husband Frank and I have 4 wonderful children, 3 girls and a boy, ranging in age from 12-19 years old so I understand the challenges today’s families face only too well!

I knew from a young age that I wanted to work with children. I understand and connect with them and learn just as much from them as they do from me, probably more!

We moved to Maple Ridge in 2014 and fell in love with it right away. It is a beautiful city with so much to offer and we are proud to call it home.

I received my ECE certificate in 1998 and have been working with children ever since. I have always been interested in the Reggio Emilia approach and how the program is based on the principles of responsibility, respect and community.

I opened my first Reggio Emilia based Preschool in September of 2015. Since then we have opened 10 more locations within Maple Ridge and Mission. I look forward to meeting all of you and working together on building a wonderful partnership!

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