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
Spackman, Caitlin 100% Learning Centre 902-462-6030
Wilkie, Charmaine 100% Resource Teacher 902-462-6030
Kibwaa, Alicia 50% Early Literacy Support & 50% Grade Primary 902-462-6030
MacArthur, Crystal 50% Grade Primary & 50% Reading Recovery 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
Card, Brooks Music & Band Teacher 902-462-6030
Hill, Ben Physical Education 902-462-6030
Smith, Maureen Pre-Primary


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

Support Staff

Name Role / Department Phone Email Online
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
Thomas, Mrs. Juliette Dalhousie Dentistry Assistant/Coordinator Community Site 902-462-2041
Smith, Ms. Gilda EPA 80%
Fraser, Mrs. Lesley EPA 80%
Beals, Ashanda EPA 80%
Provo, Caprice EPA 80%
Lucas, Easton School Librarian (Mondays)
Dollimont, Jillian School Social Worker
Kervin, Ms. Terri School Speech Language Pathologist
Fougere, Jennifer Schools Plus Assistant Leader 902-483-8367
Downey-Saunders, Ms. Stephanie Schools Plus Outreach Worker 902-462-6031