Claire is a leading Canadian specialist in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Taillefer has worked as an early childhood teacher, second language teacher, early childhood program developer, teacher trainer, illustrator of books for young children and school director.

She is a recognized western Canadian leader in programming for Nursery and Kindergarten schools in English and in French Immersion settings. Ms Taillefer has developed early childhood science programs used in the Province of Manitoba, led a provincial group in developing a handwriting program and workbook for Grade 1 and Represented Canadian teachers in program assessment visits to schools in Chad and Cameroon. She has been an active advisor and trainer for Maple Bear in Brazil, Mexico Vietnam and India.