Who We Are

Corine Anderson- 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 a Board Member for the Manitoba Child Care Association. 

Jacquie Desjarlais - Supervisor:  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 Scott - Early Childhood Educator:  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 primarily works in the "Before" program and Nursery program.

Vicki Magnifico - Early Childhood Educator:  Vicki graduated from the Early Childhood Educator program at RRC in 1986 as an ECE III.  She has been working with both preschoolers and school-age children in some capacity since that time.  She joined NNS/B&A in 2013 part-time.  She is with our "Before" program and as an Inclusion Support staff during Nursery school.

Carina Tovar:  ECE 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.  She is currently taking the online course, "The Science of Early Childhood Development". 


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.  She is currently enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program at RRC and does her courses online.

Cathy P is an experienced ECE who joined our team recently. She is the anchor of our afternoon Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 group. 

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 works with in our afternoon program. 

Jane (Suengmin) Noh is an ECE 2 at the Nordale Before & After School program. She is an excellent addition to our team!