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The team at Balance Early Education in Windradyne, Bathurst couldn’t have been more proud when they received notification this week that 5 of their outstanding team have been selected as finalists in the NSW Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards. 

“The team at Balance Early Education – Bathurst has shown an inspiring dedication, a great sense of energy, creativity and a sense of community”, Steven Loe Manager Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards wrote in the announcement letter. 

Balance Early Education congratulate the following 2021 Excellence in Early Childhood Education Award Finalists:

  • Trainee of the Year Awards (Certificate III) finalist – Madison Jolly
  • Trainee of the Year Awards (Diploma) finalist – Paris Medhurst-Howell
  • Regional Female Educator Excellence Award finalist – Briarly Frisby
  • Regional Female Educator Excellence Award finalist – Madison Hatch
  • Male Educator Excellence Award finalist – Kayne Knott

“Our entire team have an incredible focus on families and children, and we are proud of every one of them, to have 5 selected as finalists is a significant achievement.  There were apparently a large number of entries and we notice that a majority of finalists are from the Sydney area so we are proud to be flying the flag for regional services”, Darlene Wadham, owner shared. 

“During the recent restrictions, all of our team have rallied together with home learning packs and videos to share with children who are missing their friends and educators.  It is times like this that we feel the real bond with our families.” She said.

The service were also finalists in 2019 in two categories.  The Winners will be announced at the Official Awards Presentation Gala Night held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sydney on Saturday 26th March 2022. 

We are wishing them all the best of luck! 

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