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Val Parker

Val Parker

Centre Manager

My name is Val.  I am a fully qualified and registered Early Childhood teacher who feels privileged to Manage and work alongside a passionate and dedicated team of teachers, here at Pukeko ELC.  I have a strong interest in the Reggio Emilia philosophy which is based on the principals of respect, relationships, and community.  I value children as strong, capable, rich with wonder and knowledge, and I like to share my knowledge of this with my Pukeko Team. 

In my spare time I enjoy getting away on the boat and sitting on the back of my husband’s Harley Davidson exploring.  I have two grandchildren to spoil and I love spending time with them.