Toni Christie M.Ed.
Toni is the Director of Childspace Early Childhood Institute, holding a master’s degree in education.
Originally qualified as a nanny, Toni’s experiences in education range from running a community parenting programme for single mothers to advisory roles with the Ministry of Education and tertiary training providers. She oversees the Childspace Institute’s professional development programmes, is an author of books and articles, and is editor of The Space magazine.
Toni’s extensive management and leadership experience in the early childhood profession have seen her work alongside community education services across Aotearoa and Australia.
Toni is also a marriage celebrant, a Justice of the Peace, a Certified Zentangle Trainer, and a ukulele fanatic.