About IECED

The Institute of Early Childhood Education and Development works with education providers, employers and the government to help Early Childhood Educators grow in their understanding of child development and enhance their skill sets to function in their best capacity in classrooms.

The institute comes under the umbrella of Founding Years Learning Solutions India Private Limited which is the proud parent company of KLAY, India’s Largest and Most Trusted chain of Preschools and Daycare Centres. Founding Years provides high quality preparatory schooling programs that offers children a safe and healthy environment to learn, grow and flourish.

Meet the Team

Meghna

Head, Training & Development


M.s, Child and Adolescent Development 

With a Masters in Child Psychology (Summa cum Laude) from California, Meghna has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for more than two decades. Experienced in the counseling of families and pre-school functioning with renowned organisations in USA, Singapore and India. Meghna plays an integral role in parent partnership initiatives at KLAY. Super passionate and dedicated to work

Roopal

Training Specialist




B.A, B.ED, Diploma in Computer Science

With more than 10 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, counseling and training. Roopal has served as a mentor/teacher in the elementary education sector where she developed a curriculum for
pre-schoolers. She has also trained teachers and organized events that help imbibe cultural values & awareness in children

Content Developer & Trainer

B.A, B.ED, Diploma in Computer Science

With more than 10 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, counseling and training. Roopal has served as a mentor/teacher in the elementary education sector where she developed a curriculum for
pre-schoolers. She has also trained teachers and organized events that help imbibe cultural values & awareness in children

Meera

Trainer




B.E, Electrical & Electronics  Engineering (EEE)
With over 9 years of experience in ECE. Meera worked as a Toddler teacher, Head teacher, Assistant Trainer & Associate admin. At IECED she is a part of training caregivers, teachers and freshers. Meera is a trainer who hopes to contribute her skills and be a part of the growth of budding teachers. Her areas of interest include, Child Psychology, Milestones & Development, Curriculum Implementation.

Assistant Trainer cum Admin Associate

B.E, Electrical & Electronics 

Engineering (EEE)

Awarded the ‘Exemplary Teacher 2016’ accolade by Maple Bear Canadian Pre-School and a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from KLAY, for presenting the Best Teaching Aids 2018, Meera is a trainer who hopes to contribute her skills and be a part of the growth of budding teachers. Her areas of interest include, Child Psychology, Milestones & Development, Curriculum Implementation and Spiritual Science

Nisheeta

Regional Training Manager

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Nisheeta comes with over 10 years of experience in preschools, enrichment centres and managing daycares on cruise lines over the world. She has mentored teachers by guiding them through curriculum implementation, time management and organization as well as identifying special needs requirements in classrooms

Aditi

Training Manager

M.Sc, Early Childhood Education

With an experience of over 10 years in the field of Early Childhood Education, Aditi is very passionate about preschool teacher training and curriculum planning for preschools. She has worked with schools to implement the smooth functioning of the pre-primary sections for both teachers as well as children and has also been involved in the designing of modules for teacher training courses

Garima

Admission Counsellor

Master in International Business

With a Master in International Business from IMS, Garima has worked in the field of Admission Counsellor, Business Development and Customer Care for many years. She has worked with many renowned colleges and schools. She is passionate about helping others to make decisions that will guide their  career path

Rashmi RM

Faculty

BE in Computer Science with a diploma in Education Management and School Leadership.

Rashmi comes with an experience of over 5 years and is the recipient of the 2018 & 2019 KLAY awards for excellence in performance as the regional safety manager and holds an esteemed international certification as Lead Auditor FSSC 22000. She is certified in IOSH and as Master Trainer from renowned institutions. Rashmi has received her certification from IECED for Centre Administration Training (CAT), she conducts trainings and audits across the country at KLAY Centres.

Vasundhara Kaul

Faculty

 


With an experience of over 10 years in the field of Early Childhood Education, Aditi is very passionate about preschool teacher training and curriculum planning for preschools. She has worked with schools to implement the smooth functioning of the pre-primary sections for both teachers as well as children and has also been involved in the designing of modules for teacher training courses

Archana Sharma

Faculty

 


Archana is a practicing psychologist (specialized in counselling) and a trainer. She has experience working in the education sector (across the country) for over 10 years. She has experience working in the education sector (across the country) for over 10 years. She connects with all age groups and specializes in dealing with concerns like Childhood concerns, Teenagers, Adolescent and Adult concerns, Anxiety, Adjustment issues, Attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Academic issues, Depression, Interpersonal relationships, and others.

Debarati Basak

Faculty

Debarati is a practicing psychologist with 18+ years of experience in research, counselling, and psychotherapy. She has extensive experience in school counselling, taking care of the mental health of stakeholders in the school, and supporting schools in their journey toward inclusion. She has conducted training sessions for students, teachers, and parents in the area of mental health.

Tanvi Auradkar

Faculty

Tanvi is a practicing psychologist and trainer with 6+ years of rich experience covering work experience across higher education institutions, schools & NGOs. Tanvi’s areas of expertise include Behaviour Management, Special Education Needs, Counselling Skills, and Life Skills. Tanvi is passionate about empowering people to improve their wellbeing and regularly conducts counseling sessions both online and face-to-face for childhood disorders, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, and other mental health concerns.

Prashanthini D

Trainer

MSc (Software Systems), BEd (Computer Science)

Prashanthini has worked as a Trainer & Curriculum Coordinator in the early childhood education space for over 7 years, with an experience in teaching, training and implementation of curriculum. She has trained and mentored teachers in preschools & mainstream schools on early childhood education and guided them to implement the curriculum. She is a trained Montessori Guide and a certified Early Childhood Educator.

Anya

Curriculum Lead

B. A. Degree in Psychology

Anya is a Play Therapy Practitioner and Art Based Therapist. Based on her observation, creative therapies are deeply empathetic and effective tools in healing both children and their parents. A qualified and committed healer, Anya loves helping children to help themselves and by extension, discovered her love for helping parents grow, too.

Certified from Leeds Beckett University, India Institute of Psychology and Research, India Human Technology, and Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Anya’s practice is of very high standards; she enters into each client-therapist relationship with humility, respect and empathy.
 

Purpose of IECED

Everything under this institute contributes to achieving our purpose – helping educators and managers from the field of early childhood education to develop their skills for professional growth and understanding. This skill development is crucial when it comes to providing quality care and services to every single child who walks in for professional care.

This purpose drives everything we do and forms the heart and soul of our institute and everything it stands for.

Core Values of IECED

PASSION
Committed to inspire and bring change in the world of Early Childhood Education
PROFESSIONALISM
Focus on high industry standards by inculcating ethics and morals in functioning
KNOWLEDGE

Share knowledge while learning and growing with each other

EXCELLENCE
Going the extra mile while focusing on quality

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