This association is for CCY majors and minors and their allies.
CCYSA is intended to help students, staff, and faculty learn more about children and their cultures; to advocate for children’s rights; to build lasting friendships and partnerships in the community through social events, advocacy projects, and information sessions; and to provide resources for members such as mentoring, leadership training, and volunteer opportunities.
Meet the CCYSA 2021-2022 Executive Team
Name: Toni Garcia
Year: 4th year Children, Childhood, and Youth Major, Concurrent Education Student also Minoring in Psychology
Passion: I was a dancer all my life, so creative movement and working out has always been a special outlet of mine during stressful times.
Name: Guzal Sharapova
Position: Vice President
Year: Fourth year of CCY, also enrolled in ConEd
Passion: love giving back to my community in any way that I can.
Name: Felicity Dyck
Positions: Social Media and Outreach Coordinator
Year: 3rd year of Social Work Major and CCY minor
Passion: I love being in the kitchen baking a dessert or trying out a new meal. Being in the kitchen and focusing on a recipe is my version of self-care and stress management. I also love being outside and enjoying nature's beauty.
Name: Danielle Legerman
Position: Sr. Events Coordinator
Year: 4th year Children, Childhood & Youth with Concurrent Education
Passion: my true passion is to teach, empower and inspire children and the students that I work My hobbies include baking, travelling, dancing and spending time in nature with my family and friends.
Name: Lexy Anonech
Position: Events Coordinator
Year: 2nf Year and in Concurrent Education
Hobbies: I am an elite hockey player and am very passionate about fitness and exercise.
Name: Jessica Polonski (Jess)
Positions: Finance Coordinator
Year: 4th year Children, Childhood, and Youth Major, Concurrent Education
Passion or hobby: I love reading, especially classical’s! I love baking, hanging out with friends and of course teaching and creating engaging and meaningful learning opportunities for all students!
Name: Samantha Julien
Year: 3rd year CCY
Hobbies: Hiking, baking and spending quality time with my dog.
Name: Julia Svab
Position: Mentorship Coordinator
Year: going into 4th year CCY
Passion: I’ve been studying and playing music all my life. Playing the piano, guitar, and singing are my escape and creative outlet.