Paula Savoury


I am a Level II ECE in Preschool and School-age with 17 years experience.

I am originally from Grand Bank on the Burin Peninsula.

I'm mom to a wonderful son.

Each and every day in childcare is a new experience.

I love what I do and look forward to many more years working with children.

Deanne Clarke-Saunders


& Kindergarten (Lead Staff)

Bachelor of Education (Elem) MUN

Level III Certificate in School Age Child Care

23 years of teaching experience and 5 years of daycare experience.

I'm from Springdale, NL.

I am married and living in Paradise.

I have 2 sons and a step-son.

Alicia Riggs
Toddler Room #1 (Lead Staff)

I graduated with my Level 2 from Keyin College Marystown in 2015. 
I have been working with toddlers since I started in the field. 
I enjoy traveling, going on adventures and spending time with my family. 
I love working with children and enjoy watching them grow!

Tori Kearney
Toddler Room #1 (2nd staff)

I graduated in 2018 at CNA Level 2. I am a Disney and sports enthusiast. 
I started in this field because I have always had a love for caring for children and helping them develop skills. 
I play ultimate frisbee and soccer but I love all sports and love to be active and exploring our beautiful province. 
I love sharing these experiences with the children by sharing pictures and doing yoga with them.

Danielle Kennedy
Toddler Room #2 (Lead staff)

I am a level 2 ECE and have been working in daycare since 2012.
I have a wonderful fiance and a 1 year old boy, Nolan.
The best part about being n ECE is each day brings a new adventure.

Alisha Hookey
Toddler Room #2 (2nd staff)

I am 20 years old and currently reside in St. John's.
I am currently enrolled in the entry level course and am planning to complete my Level I ECE.
Working with children has always been something I've wanted to do.
Watching them grow and learn is an amazing experience to watch and I wish to continue this.​

Karen Beresford

Preschool Room #1​ (Lead Staff)

I graduated as an ECE in January 1999 from Vanier in Montreal.

I got my Level 1 in ECE in May 2010 in Newfoundland.

I have been working in daycare for over 23 years.

I love working with children of all ages.

I have been living in Newfoundland for the past 10 years.

Brooke Power

Preschool Room #1 Room (2nd staff)

Natasha Piercey

Preschool Room #3 (Lead Staff)

Graduated from the ECE program in 2007
and have been working in childcare since then.

I am originally from Gaultois, NL and currently

reside in Paradise. I love working with children and celebrating their successes. In my spare time I enjoy running and spending time with family.

Sherri Long
Preschool Room #3 (2nd staff)

Entry level ECE
I have been working with children for over 7 years. I love watching them play and grow.
I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful 2 year old daughter.

Debbie Hancock
Preschool Room #2 (Lead Staff)

Graduated ECE course in 1990

I have over 27 years experience working with children from preschool to school age.

Although I've had plenty of jobs, none have been a satisfying as teaching new concepts and ideas to young children.

I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful 10 year old daughter.

Sherry King
Preschool Room #2 (2nd staff)

Entry level ECE and have been working in childcare since Nov 2017 but have been babysitting children
since I've been 15 years old. I love watching the children learn, play and grow.
I am orginally from Boat Hr on the Burin Peninsula
but reside in Paradise. In my spare time I enjoy many different activities with my wonderful 9 year old daughter.

Gillian Brenton
Afterschool Room Gr 1-6 (Lead staff)

Level 2 ECE Afterschool
Graduated from Keyin College in 2016 with a
Child and Youth Care Diploma

Chanel Barbosa

Robin McCabe

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