Elena Merenda

Assistant Program Head, Early Childhood Studies Guelph-Humber (Toronto) Guelph, Ontario elena.merenda@guelphhumber.ca Office: (416) 798-1331 ext. 6320

Bio/Research

Elena Merenda is the Assistant Program Head of Early Childhood Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber. Since 2015, Elena has worked alongside the Program Head with all administrative and academic aspects of the program; managing and guiding faculty with course development; supporting student ...

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Bio/Research

Elena Merenda is the Assistant Program Head of Early Childhood Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber. Since 2015, Elena has worked alongside the Program Head with all administrative and academic aspects of the program; managing and guiding faculty with course development; supporting student initiatives; and managing the redevelopment of the program curriculum.

Elena has more than 10 years of experience in early learning and therapeutic settings. Her background is in early childhood education, with a specific expertise in therapeutic play and supporting families with children who have special needs.

Elena holds a Masters of Art in Early Childhood Studies from Ryerson University and is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Education program at Western University, to be completed in 2019. In addition to her experience at the University of Guelph-Humber, Elena has taught academic courses at Humber College ITAL, she was the Program Advisor for a continuing education stream of the Early Childhood Education program at Humber College ITAL, and she spent multiple years supervising students practicing in the field.


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

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hjames@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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