Maria Cargnelli

Maria has been in the child care sector for over 20 years. Her work has primarily revolved around services to young parent families in the Fraser Valley. Maria is the Program Supervisor of the New Beginnings Young Parent Program located in Abbotsford. This program provides high school education, childcare and support services to young families. For the last six years she has been an Early Childhood Instructor and is now teaching in the Infant/Toddler program of Delta Continuing Education. Maria has participated in multiple aspects of the early childhood field, including family daycare, parent participation preschool, group care, and supported childcare. She is a strong believer in the right of all families to have access to quality child care services.