Samantha Armstrong

Infant Educator

Sam came to us after doing her Co Op Education placement in High School. She took her ECE course at NBCC and joined our staff in 2016. Sam loves all the little ones. Samantha loves the outdoors, softball and is a former ski instructor at Poley Mountain. Sam lives in Belleisle Creek with her fiancé Marcus and their dog Diesel and cat, Milo.


Samantha Armstrong

What do you value most in your friends? Trust , kindness Which of your characteristics do you value most? Kindness

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Everyday

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Family Time Which living person do you most admire? My mom and Nanna and Marcus Where would you like to live? Apohaqui

What talent would you most like to have? To be able to hit doubles and triples in Softball What is it you most dislike? Ignorant people What is your favourite travel destination? Cuba, Old Quebec City, Alberta- someday I will get to England What is your greatest fear? Mice What is your motto? ‘Be yourself- Everyone else is already taken’ unknown

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