Gill Palmer graduated with a New Zealand Kindergarten Diploma in 1979. Gill began her carreer in early childhood education as a kindegarten teacher in Tokoroa. This is where her strength in building whānau relationships developed.
Gill joined the New Shoots team in 2013 with the opening of the Hamilton Centre, moving into the Centre Director role shortly after.
Gill is passionate about tamariki growing and developing best when they are surrounded with aroha, respect and freedom to play and is focused on developing and supporting her team of teachers to be the very best advocates for tamariki.