Offering the Support that Students Need
Krista Zambolin, M.Ed, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who holds a Masters of Education in Special Education from the University of British Columbia. Krista did her undergraduate degree through Mount Saint Vincent University located in Halifax Nova Scotia and graduated with an Applied Arts degree in Child and Youth studies. Since high school, Krista has worked with children of varying abilities in a variety of environments, particularly in a variety of preschool classrooms. Additionally, she has run numerous summer camps, supported children in school-age classrooms and programs, as well as running youth activity centres for youth at risk. Currently Krista is the owner /operator of Zambolin Consulting, which provides behaviour analytic consultation services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Lisa Seidel, BSc, ECEA, is the Manager at SOAR Inclusive Preschool located at the Goodlife Fitness Family Autism Hub in Richmond B.C. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health and an Assistant Certificate in Early Childhood Education. Since 2012, Lisa has worked as a Behavioral Interventionist with children between the ages of 2 and 15. She has taught children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and implemented behaviour plans developed by Board Certified Behaviour Analysts. She has worked specifically on teaching academics, increasing communication, promoting self-help skills, and fostering positive social interactions. Lisa has experience supporting children in a variety of settings including homes, preschools, daycares, summer camps, and around the community, including her role as a volunteer for Special Olympics BC. Lisa also has experience in a managing role on home teams since 2015. In her role as a manger she has been responsible for maintaining consistent communication between parents and other professionals, collecting and reviewing data, and providing ongoing training to families and staff. She has a passion for teaching, playing, learning, and bringing out the best in children. Amazingly energetic and driven, Lisa quickly became one of the most beloved staff members at SOAR Inclusive Preschool.
Lianne Naguiat Ong BBA
ECE Preschool Teacher
Hello families! My name is Lianne and I am pleased to be working at Soar Inclusive Preschool as a Licensed Early Childhood Educator. Prior to joining Soar, I have operated a licensed daycare program, worked as a Behavior Therapist for children with autism, and provided information and support services to parents of children with autism. I obtained a Psychology degree from Simon Fraser University and am presently pursuing a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville University. I have two loving young daughters who keep me busy outside of work and school. In my spare time, I enjoy going to yoga, baking, and watching movies.
ECE Lead Preschool Teacher
Hello! I’m Teacher Ginni and I’m excited to be working at SOAR as a Lead Preschool Teacher. I have been working as a Licensed Early Childhood Educator since 2013. Prior to working at SOAR, I have worked in a variety of settings including preschools and daycares. Some of my teaching interests include creating inviting play spaces, facilitating small play groups, and teaching language through songs and music. My husband and I live in Vancouver with our dog, Remy. When I’m not in the classroom you can find me at the latest exercise class, cooking a unique recipe, or spending time with my family.