Who are we?
Our story began in 2008 when Inspired EC was co-founded by Tash Treveton and Nicole Halton, who had formed an instant connection when they began working together in a preschool room back in 2003.
Our passion lies in nature based education and the importance of play in high quality environments, but what really sets us apart is our approach to working with early childhood professionals. We do not believe that it is up to us, or anyone for that matter, to give all the answers. We pride ourselves on asking the questions and supporting educators to come up with their own answers.
Our scheme was born in 2014 as Tash and Nic reflected on what it could look like to develop a family day care service that was committed to supporting educators to explore their natural environments and communities, to encourage healthy risk taking, and to embrace the uniqueness of each educator, home and community.
Meet the Founders
INSPIRED EC CO-FOUNDERS
Nicole has a particular interest in positive school transitions, nature play and working with infants and toddlers.
Tash is passionate about children having access to natural, risky and engaging outdoor play spaces for children.
We look forward to working with you!
Just as we believe that children are competent, capable learners, able to hypothesise, problem solve and create - the same applies to the adults that we are lucky enough to work with. We have always said that our role in our work is not to provide educators and services with "the answers" but to support them to consider their unique context and engage in research, reflective practice and evolve to meet the needs of the children, families and communities in which they work.
Who Makes Up Inspired EC?
We have an amazing team of mentors and administration staff who support our each other and our educators to ensure your experience is a positive one.
FDC Operations Manager
Children's Services Accounts Manager
OSHC Operations Manager
Policy and Advocacy Coordinator
NSW Nominated Supervisor
QLD Nominated Supervisor
NSW Educator Mentor
QLD Educator Mentor
VIC Educator Mentor
ACT Educator Mentor
Children's Services Administration Trainee