Our Educators and Staff

All educators and staff at the Amy Hurd Early Learning Centre are trained and passionate about early childhood education, care and development.
Tracey S

Our Leadership Team

Director of the Centre.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Tracey has over 25 years of early childhood experience and had been employed at Amy Hurd since 2005. Tracey began as the early childhood teacher before taking on the Director's role in 2013. Tracey is passionate about sustainable education. Tracey is also a member of the Wagga Wagga Early Childhood Network Group.


Educational Leader (Mon-Wed) / Assistant Director


Katie has been employed with Amy Hurd since 2004. Katie loves to sing with the children and builds amazing relationships with the children and families. She believes that children flourish and thrive when nurtured through meaningful relationships. Katie currently works 3 days per week Mon-Wed.


Educational Leader (Thurs-Fri) Educator Ladybird Room (Tues-Wed)

Cert III and working towards Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Jali has been employed at Amy Hurd during 2020 on a part time basis. She brings fresh ideas and practices to our Centre and enjoys engaging with the children in inquiry based activities and research. 

Our Educators

Bumblebee Room


Educator Bumblebee Room- Room Leader


Katrina joined our team in 2019, bringing many years of experience with her. She supports the team in the Bumblebees room, building those beautiful relationships with both families and children. Katrina enjoys sharing her love of yoga with the children. Katrina is our Centre's Munch and Move Coordinator. 

Tracey G

Educator Bumblebee Room

Tracey G joined our team in 2009. Tracey came to the Centre as a professional placement student and has never left. She is now employed full time at Amy Hurd. Tracey builds wonderful, supportive relationships with both the children and the families.


Educator Bumblebee Room


Jodie has been employed at Amy Hurd since 2014, recently joining our team in the Bumblebee room in a full time capacity. Jodie has a passion for learning and has a keen interest in the way children learn and their abilities at a young age. She is determined to ensure children have a voice and the confidence to be heard.


Educator Bumblebee Room


Sam has joined our team in 2022.

Ladybird Room 


Educator Ladybird Room- Room Leader

Diploma- Currently studying Bachelor of Education

Chloe E has been employed at Amy Hurd since 2019. Chloe has great relationships with children, believing that each child is an individual who she values and supports. She provides opportunities for children to explore, discover, create and imagine. 


Educator Ladybird Room

Associate Diploma

​Cherie has 18 years early childhood experience and has been employed at Amy Hurd for 17 years. Cherie likes to work with the families to support their children and help prepare them for the transition to school. Cherie provides the Ladybird Room with a calm and relaxing environment.


Educator Ladybird Room

Cert III and working towards Diploma

Kerryanne works in the Ladybird room on Mondays and Thursdays and then rotates between both the Bumblebee and Ladybird room for documentation cover. She enjoys involving the children in sustainable practices as well as getting them involved in caring for our plants and vegetable garden. 


Educator Ladybird Room

Cert III and working towards Diploma

Michelle is employed at Amy Hurd as an Inclusion Support Educator in the Ladybird Room. She has a kind and caring approach which is reflected through her practice. Michelle enjoys reading stories with the children to create a safe, calm space for them. 



Educator Bumblebee Room

Working towards Cert III

Shiann began at Amy Hurd mid 2020. She has been working on creating new relationships with our families and loves reading with the children. 


Educator Ladybird Room

Working towards Cert III

Brody has joined our team in 2022




Donna has been with Amy Hurd for 25 years. Donna has been part of many positive changes that have occurred at Amy Hurd and within the early childhood industry. Donna has met a lot of wonderful families and children over the years with some of those children now parents at the Centre. Donna is the first point of call when you visit our Centre.



Megan is our Centre's chef from Monday-Wednesday. She provides nutritious foods for the children which reflect the Munch and Move Philosophy. She engages in ongoing research to provide healthy food options. 



Sky is stepping in for her sister Kylie who is currently on maternity leave. Sky will be our Centre's chef on Thursday and Friday, creating tasty and healthy meals for the children. 



Kylie is currently on maternity leave during 2021. Kylie is usually our Centre's chef from Thursday-Friday. Kylie supports the health and wellbeing of children by planning and preparing nourishing and wholesome meals and snacks.