Head Office

Head Office Information

Main Office

118 Barrie St, PO Box 644, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2B4

905 778-1428

Office Hours

Mon-Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

This page contains contact information for Bradford Progress Childcare Centre’s administrative offices and volunteer Board of Directors.  To make an inquiry about space in any of our programs or to book a tour, please contact your site of interest directly and our team of Site Supervisors will be happy to assist you.

Our Executive & Administration Team

Kim Cullen

Executive Director

Bringing over 30 years of early childhood education experience, including 10 years as a preschool teacher and 20 consecutive years in an executive position, Kim joined Bradford Progress Childcare Centres as the Executive Director in May 2012. Kim finished her Early Childhood Education program with honours, and her extensive knowledge of the industry contributes directly to the ongoing success and growth of Bradford Progress Childcare and its ability to support the ongoing needs of the community.


Linda Fresco

Assistant Executive Director

Linda has over 30 years of early childhood education experience and has been a staple of Bradford Progress Childcare Centres since 1991, including 10 years as a supervisor. She has been the Assistant Director since 2012. Linda graduated with honours in Early Childhood Education and is fluent in both English and Portuguese.


Mary Nigro-Bettencourt

Financial Administrator

Mary joined Bradford Progress Childcare Centres as an assistant teacher in late 2018, and was promoted to financial administrator in February 2019. Mary has a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Sociology /Minor in Psychology), a post diploma certificate in Human Resources Management and years of office experience in various industries in both finance and human resouce departments.


Carrie Field

Program Manager

Carrie Field is a Registered Early Childhood Educator and has been in the field for 15 years. Her experience includes 8 years of supervisory experience within the Simcoe County region. Carrie joined Bradford Progress Childcare in 2017 as a Preschool teacher and was promoted to the supervisor role at our East location at the beginning of 2018. Carrie has knowledge and experience working with all age groups and is able to support our team needs.


Are you a Registered Early Childhood Educator, Ontario Certified Teacher, Child & Youth Worker, Social Service worker, student of an Early Childhood Education program, or an experienced Assistant?  As a large, community-centred, non-profit organization, we are always looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to join our dynamic team.  Our programs include all-day daycare for infants to preschool age children, and on-site before-and-after school care. Our positions range from casual, part-time or full-time hours, all focused on providing the best care available for the families we serve.

We are committed to providing an emergent curriculum based on the Ministry of Education’s policies and pedagogy, How Does Learning Happen? which is based on the four foundations: belonging, well-being, engagement and expression. Our before-and-after school programs also follow the Ministry of Education’s Extended Day program guidelines.

We encourage you to be your best through ongoing training and professional development opportunities for all staff. Full-time staff also have access to health benefits, paid vacation and paid sick time.

Interested candidates can apply directly to assistanted@bradfordprogresschildcare.ca. We look forward to hearing from you.

Bradford Progress Child Care is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  If you require a specific accommodation during the interview and recruitment stage, please contact the Executive Director for appropriate accommodations to be made.

Contact The Board of Directors

As a non-profit organization, Bradford Progress Childcare Centres is led by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of parents and members of the community at large.  To contact the Board directly, please email boardofdirectors@bradfordprogresschildcare.ca.