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Meet the Team

Dedicated & Certified


Carly Vagala

Early Childhood Director

Carly has been in Early Childhood for over sixteen years. Right from the start of her journey, she knew Early Childhood was where she  wanted to be, so she began her studies.


Carly worked as a manager in various centers across Melbourne before her husband and her made the decision to move their family to Mansfield. Carly took on the role of Early Childhood Director here at Mansfield Community Cubby House in June 2023.

Carly said 'I am looking forward to making Cubby my home and to continuing to build rich relationships with you and your families.'


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Teagan Hopgood

Assistant Early Childhood Director

Amongst having three children of her own, Teagan has been apart of Cubby House team for many years. With experience behind her Teagan guides fellow educators with enthusiasm and shares her knowledge to guide educators’ professional practice

She started off as a room educator across all rooms while completing her Certificate III in Children’s Services, then moving to complete her Diploma of Early Childhood, stepping up into the Assistant Director Role in April 2023.

Teagan's favourite part of the job is when she is able to create amazing bonds with many children, helping a child settle in for the day, making them feel safe and comfortable. This also creates a sense of calm and ease for families.


Danielle Rogers

Assistant Early Childhood Director


Educational Leader

Danielle joined the Cubby team in January 2020. Since then, she has proven herself to be a passionate, dedicated team member who always brings a smile.

Danielle returned to Cubby in April 2023 after maternity leave and stepped straight into the Assistant Director role, bringing with her a wealth of experience and professionalism. ​

Danielle's favourite part of the job is seeing children flourish in confidence and creativity when they are part of a supportive environment like the one at Cubby.


Charlie Wilson

OSHC Team Leader

Charlie is our Outside-School-Hours-Care Leader. She develops the OSHC program around our key pillars of respect, connectedness, and identity.
Charlie is passionate about focusing the program on community engagement and giving back, ensuring all the children are involved in community and connected to their world.


Tash Kavanagh

Early Childhood Teacher

Tash supports the learning, development, health and well-being of our Cubby Children. She plans activities to foster learning and development, observes, assesses and records children’s learning and development, encourages children to question, explore and be aware of their world.


Shannon Cameron

Lead Early Childhood Educator

Shannon is our Giggling Galahs Lead. 


Anthea Lourey

Lead Early Childhood Educator

Anthea is our Laughing Kookaburras Lead. She is also our Sustainability and Koori Curriculum Leader.


Ebony Hearn

Lead Early Childhood Educator

Ebony is our Rainbow Lorikeets Lead. 

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