Who We Are

Corine Anderson- Executive Director: earned her Early Childhood Program Management certificate with Honours through Assiniboine Community College in addition to studying Fine Arts at the University of Saskatchewan. Corine has been working in Early Learning & Child Care since 1997. Corine is also a Forest School Practitioner with Forest School Canada. Corine is the current Co-chair of the Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. and sits on the Manitoba Child Care Association's Public Policy and Professionalism Committee. 

Jacquie Desjarlais - Assistant Director  Jacquie has been working in the Early Childhood field since 1991.  Her schooling began in the Education department at the University of Winnipeg.  Jacquie is present in every part of our program.

Liana Romaniuk - Early Childhood Educator/Preschool Supervisor:  Liana graduated from the Early Childhood Educator program at RRC in 1989 as a ECE III.  She has been part of the NNS/B&A program since 2009.  Liana starts our days off on the right foot and is the lead in the Preschool and Nursery programs.

Carina Tovar:  Child Care Assistant, Kinder Program and B & A Program: Carina has a Bachelor in Education from the Catholic University in Venezuela.  Carina was teaching Science from 2000 until 2015 and worked with a variety of grades from Grade 7-11.  She has been working with kids since 1995 in a variety of settings including summer camps and field trip coordinator at her school.  For the 2019/20 school year Carina will be the full-time staff who is running the Nordale School Age program. 

Ashley Appleyard - Supervisor, NBA Program (Nordale Location):  Ashley has been working in the child care field for 9 years.  She lives in St.Boniface but grew up in the country.  Ashley is finishing up her ECE II in the workplace program at Red River College this year and will be spending 2 days a week at school. 

Tiffany Swift is a vibrant, friendly Child Care Assistant with a heart of gold! Tiffany is a new addition to our team who we are hoping to keep with us for years to come. Tiffany is joining the Preschool program this year! 

Jane (Suengmin) Noh is an ECE 2 and will be leading the Preschool group in the afternoons. 

Michael Peters is a CCA who is working with the Norwood School Age children in the afternoons. Mike has experience working in another childcare program and is known for his epic paper airplane skills!

Dayee Lee is an ECE 2 who is working with the Norwood School Age program in the afternoons. Dayee is an experienced educator who loves her dogs and is interested in coding.

Nicole Adams is an ECE 2 who is filling in at the Nordale Before & After program while Ashley is at school. Nicole studied Early Childhood Education at Universite de St. Boniface and likes to go fishing in her spare time.

Sam Sawstchuk is a CCA who is working mornings and afternoons in the Nordale Before & After School program. Sam is a teacher who has recently moved to Winnipeg. The children have been enjoyiing Sam's curriculum planning.