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Elena Merenda
BASc (University of Guelph-Humber), MA (Ryerson University)
Assistant Program Head Early Childhood Studies

416.798.1331 ext. 6320

Elena Merenda is the Assistant Program Head of  the Early Childhood Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber and is also an Adjunct Professor at  the University of Guelph. Since 2015, Merenda 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 Merenda 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. Merenda is currently in the process of completing her PhD in Educational Leadership at Western University.

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