Management Team


Judy Kane, Education Manager

Jude has broad experience of teaching and management within the early childhood sector in Tauranga, both at a National and Local level.

Jude is a fully Registered Teacher, holds a Diploma of Teaching (ECE), a Bachelor of Education, has completed Post Graduate studies in Evaluation and Research Methodologies  and is currently working towards a Master of Education.   She has been Education Manager for the YMCA since 2006 and is very passionate about education and believes it is the key to happy and healthy futures.
Jude has had extensive working relationships and has been involved in partnerships with Tangata Whenua throughout her career (as whanau, with colleagues, as management of early childhood services and as an Adult Educator). 
Jude’s personal interests include her family, grandchildren and friends, gardening, reading for pleasure, socialising with good friends, walking and nurturing, preserving maintaining and being grateful for all things beautiful and good. 


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