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Samantha Charlton

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 Belliesle Creek with her husband Marcus and their German Shepherds, Diesel and Maverick and cat, Milo.


Samantha Charlton

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/Outdoor PreSchool Educator
Erica Baxter
Outdoor Preschool Educator/Team Supervisor
Kimberley Otis
Outdoor Preschool Educator
Crystal Fudge
Lead Infant Educator
Samantha Charlton
Infant Educator
Karen Peterson
Two's Room Educator
Gail Keirstead
Assistant Educator- Apohaqui After School Director
Lorilee Parlee
Assistant Educator
Heather Keating
Head of Housekeeping/Support Staff
Haley Wiggins
Preschool Lead Educator
Jenna Peterson
Preschool Educator
Gillian MacLean
Twos Room Lead Educator
Christa McFarlane
Assistant Educator
Keatin Deveau
Summer Student
Finnbar Brown
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