St. Clair College
Early Childhood Education, 1994
Executive Director, Connections Early Years Family Centres
Every healthy community needs a Barbara Brown. Brown, a mature early childhood education college graduate, has dedicated her life’s work to the youngest in Windsor. She has worked with Connections Early Years Family Centre for 31 years, serving as its executive director since 2016. Under her leadership, Connections provides crucial support and groundbreaking strategies in family care, including programming for speech therapy, blind or low vision children, fatherhood support, short-term child care and more. Brown’s circle of influence is one that cannot be measured, with rippling effects into the lives of other educators, parents, caregivers and most importantly young children.