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.

Teaching Staff

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

Support Staff

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


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