Nelson Whynder Elementary

Staff Directory

Communication between home and school is extremely important. Calls and emails sent to staff members will be returned within two business days.

Support Staff

Name Role / Department Phone Email Online
Fougere, Jennifer Schools Plus Assistant Leader 902-483-8367
Beals, Ashanda EPA 80%
Cain, Sheldon African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker
Chisholm, Paula 40% School Counsellor 902-462-6030
Dollimont, Jillian School Social Worker
Downey-Saunders, Ms. Stephanie Schools Plus Outreach Worker 902-462-6031
Fortier, Selina School Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
Fraser, Mrs. Lesley EPA 80%
Johnson, Mr. Allister Adminsitrator/Program Coordinator of the Preston Area Learning Skills Society (Adult Education)
Provo, Caprice EPA 80%
Slawter, Kayla Child & Youth Care Practitioner (School Plus) ext. 9024626030
Smith , Garmin Caretaker 902-462-6081
Smith, Ms. Gilda EPA 80%
Thomas, Mrs. Juliette Dalhousie Dentistry Assistant/Coordinator Community Site 902-462-2041
Tsantilas , Demi School Psycholgist

Teaching Staff

Name Role / Department Phone Email Online
Bruce, David Music Teacher 902-462-6030
Carnes-Aresnault, Amie Grade 5/6 902-462-6030
Downey , Erica Grade 2 902-462-6030
Hann, Brittany 10% Band Teacher 902-462-6030
Head, Chris Grade 3 902-462-6030
Hill, Ben Physical Education 902-462-6030
Kibwaa, Alicia 50% Early Literacy Support & 50% Grade Primary 902-462-6030
LeBlanc, Nathan Grade 1 902-462-6030
Pinaud, Ms. Erin Art (Wednesdays- Thursday & Friday PM) 902-462-6030
Simmons, Jean Grade 4 902-462-6030
Smith, Maureen Pre-Primary
Stelle, Vanessa 10% Physical Education 9024626030
Tofflemire, Gabrielle .Core French 9024626030
Wilkie, Charmaine 100% Resource Teacher 902-462-6030


Name Role / Department Phone Email Online
Desmond, April Vice Principal 902-462-6030
James, Natasha Administrative Assistant 902-462-6030
Johnson McDonald , Anne Principal 902-462-6032