Samm Burton

Lead Toddler Educator

Samm joined us in March of 2020. She has a PSW certificate and most recently worked at Kiwanis Nursing Home but decided her interest lay more with children. Samm was one of our Essential Workers during the Pandemic shut down. She is an Educator in our Twos room. Samm loves animals and the outdoors. Samm lives in Pearsonville with her cats Theo and Whiskers.


Samm Burton

What do you value most in your friends? Respect Which of your characteristics do you value most? Outgoingness

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Putting my self first What is your greatest regret? Not visiting family more What is your idea of perfect happiness? Relaxing in my hammock Which living person do you most admire? My mom Which words or phrases do you most overuse? 'Chummy,Really?!’ ‘Put your shoes on, Use your words” Where would you like to live? The country What talent would you most like to have? Be able to sing What is it you most dislike? Confrontation What is your favourite travel destination? Bahamas What is your greatest fear? Being alone What is your motto? People change, Things go wrong, Just remember, Life goes on.

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
Samm Burton
Lead Toddler Educator
Karen Peterson
Toddler Educator
Gail Keirstead
Educational Aide- Apohaqui After School Director
Lorilee Parlee
Educational Aide
Colleen Fair
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
Reegan Dickinson
Summer Student
Finnbar Brown