Gail Keirstead

Educational Aide- Apohaqui After School Director

Gail has been a member of Lisa’s team since 2010. She is an Educational Aide as well as the Apohaqui After School Village Clubhouse Lady! Gail is ECE Certified and always looking for ways to extend her education. Two of Gail’s favourite people are her son Jamie and grandson AJ. She lives in Head of Millstream with her husband Kevin.


Gail Keirstead

What do you value most in your friends?Mutual respect, trust, honesty What do you consider your greatest achievement? My son What is your greatest regret? Waiting til age 39 to go back to school What is your idea of perfect happiness? When I hear my small boy call me ‘ his GaGa’

What is your current state of mind? Depends on the day of the week Which living person do you admire most? My son – because of all he has accomplished in his life Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “ nobody wants to see your…..” 😊 Where would you like to live? Happy where I am

What talent would you most like to have? To be able to draw legible pictures What is it you most dislike? Putting my trust where it isn’t deserved or honoured What is your favourite travel destination? Eastport Maine What is your greatest fear? Besides snakes- failing What is your motto? It is what it is

Our educators

A.k.a., The people who will love your children as if they were our own. 
Lisa Brown
Founder, Director- Lisa’s Playhouse / Tír na nÓg Forest School /Shining Light Conference
Seamus Brown
Owner/ Maintenance/ Security
Norah Deveau
Administrative Director
Juanita Guptill
Social Media Manager/ Administrative Assistant
Bernadette 'Bertie' Sears
Team Supervisor/ Schedule Manager/Forest School Educator
Erica Baxter
Preschool Lead Educator/Team Supervisor
Kim Otis
Preschool Educator
Crystal Fudge
Lead Infant Educator
Samantha Armstrong
Infant Educator
Karen Peterson
Toddler Educator
Gail Keirstead
Educational Aide- Apohaqui After School Director
Lorilee Parlee
Educational Aide
Heather Keating
Head of Housekeeping/Support Staff
Sharmon O'Donnell
Support Staff
Hannah Sears
Forest School Educator
Keatin Deveau
Summer Student
Haley Wiggins
Toddler Educator
Jenna Peterson
Preschool Educator
Gillian MacLean
Twos Room Educator
Finnbar Brown
Christa McFarlane
Assistant Educator
Reegan Dickinson
Summer Student