Our lovely committee is made up from a variety of people from different backgrounds. Here's a little bit of information about them: (This page will be updated as soon as we can)
Carol Nice MBE
Hello my name is Carol and I am Chair of the committee. I am the founder of Stepping Stones Play and Learn Group and I have over 30 years of knowledge and experience in early years education.
Hello my name is Theresa, I have been a trustee for 15 years. I was Colchester mayor 2015-2016 and Stepping Stones was one of my chosen charities. I am a local councillor representing New Town and I was a Essex county councillor for 16 years. I'm a mum of 4, grandma of 3. My hobbies include running, embroidery and family history.
Hello - my name is Emma and I have been a trustee for over 10 years. I am a SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) at a local school.
Hello - my name is Jo. I have been a trustee for over 10 years and have been part of the committee ever since my son who has additional needs attended Tots group.
Hello - my name is Louise and my son has complex special needs. He has attended Stepping Stones nursery since 2017 but, as a family, we have received help and support from the nursery since 2016 when we first received his diagnosis. I wanted to join the committee to help support the setting and ensure their invaluable services continue. I have been a trustee since 2018.
Hello - my name is Pete and as a parent of an SEN child at the nursery, we have benefitted greatly from the support and knowledge that the Stepping Stones team were able to provide at what was a difficult time. By joining the committee I hope to be able to help the charity provide this same invaluable support to many more parents in the years to come.”
Hello - my name is Laura and I have been a trustee since 2018. I have several children with additional needs.
Hello - my name is Paulina and I'm from Venezuela. I have raised my family here in U.K. Before being a mum I used to work in Media, now I am committed to supporting Stepping Stones with volunteering at the nursery and supporting the charity as a committee member.
Hello - my name is Paul and I have been a trustee for 8 years and served as Chair for 5 years. Both of my children attended the nursery and I’m keen to help this wonderful group continue to offer services to children and their families.