Little Blessings Nursery School STAFF

Our staff is sensitive to your child’s needs, supporting his/her various stages of development, and ensuring their health and safety within our centre.

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso

Ms Mandi

Ms. Mandi

Supervisor and Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

Ms. Mandi is our supervisor as well as our Room 1 RECE teacher. Ms. Mandi graduated with a major in Early Childhood Education at Concordia University in Montreal and she went on to complete a professional certificate in Special Needs Education. Ms. Mandi has been working with children for more than 10 years in a variety of teaching environments. She always seeks out new activities and ideas when planning programs as she believes that she grows and learns together with every child.
Ms. Mandi has worked at Little Blessings Nursery School since 2020 and took on the role of supervisor in 2022. She quickly picked up the supervisor role and works really hard to keep our school running smoothly. When Ms. Mandi is not at Little Blessings Nursery School, she is busy with her young son and family. She completed a marathon a few years ago and she still wants to challenge herself again in the future.

Ms. Sudar

Ministry-Approved Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Ms. Sudar is one of our cherished Educational Assistants from Preschool Room 2. She offers her assistance in daily classroom activities, programming, and creating a learning environment that meets the needs of all learners. Ms. Sudar has worked as an EA with Little Blessing Nursery School for the past 12 years. As an eager and passionate learner, Ms. Sudar is currently completing coursework at Durham College to further strengthen her knowledge in early learning and childhood development.

Ms. Sudar strives in supporting all children of all abilities. She firmly believes in the importance of children feeling equally valued, safe, and cared for when they are away from home. Ms. Sudar is a valued member of our team and has a very warm and gentle approach when working with the children. Ms. Sudar has raised 3 children of her own and looks forward to one day becoming a grandma, but until then she feels blessed to be surrounded by children she can teach and care for every day.

Mrs. Molnar

Educational Assistant (EA)

Mrs. Molnar is one of our wonderful Educational Assistants in Preschool Room number 1. She helps with the programming, organizing the classroom and ensuring the children are greeted with a warm and friendly smile at the start of each day. Mrs. Molnar began her work at Little Blessings in 2015 as a supply teacher and quickly obtained the role of an Educational Assistant, a role she has excelled in for the last 5 years.

Formerly an owner of a dance studio where she taught dance to children of all ages and abilities, Mrs. Molnar demonstrates a passion for teaching and helping children learn. Mrs. Molnar is a valued member of the team and loves helping children gain confidence, learn new things, and achieve their goals. When she is not in the program, you can find her biking, running, and playing outside with her two children.

Mrs. Fermo


Ms. Sheri-Lynn Headshot

Ms. Sheri-Lynn

Educational Assistant (EA)

Mrs. Sheri-Lynne joined our Little Blessings Nursery School Family a couple of years ago and has been a wonderful addition. She works in room two and loves what she does! Whether it be programming or participating in classroom activities she is enthusiastic about making the program fun and educational. She believes that the foundational years are vital and therefore she gives herself to ensure that each child feels loved, valued and celebrated in their quest for learning. Mrs. Sheri-Lynne has years of experience working with children in different programs in various countries. She has three grown children of her own and loves spending time with her growing family whenever she is not at Little Blessings Nursery School.

Ms. Lisa

Educational Assistant (EA)

Mrs. Lisa Palmatier is our educational assistant in preschool room three. She has been working with Little Blessings Nursery School for the past 5 years. Mrs. Lisa first started as a supply teacher and has since had the opportunity to fulfill the role of the resource teacher before beginning her new role as the educational assistant in room #3. When Mrs. Lisa is not working with Little Blessings, she is still busy at home with her two young children. You can find Mrs. Lisa spending time outside with her family or making her own mess at home with craft time.


Ms. Dina

Resource Teacher

Mrs. Dina has years of experience with children and is always up for a challenge. She also has two beautiful boys of her own and when she’s not working at Little Blessings or with her kids she also works as a Personal Support Worker for the elderly.

Mrs. Stef



Mrs. Ali

Resource Teacher

Mrs. Ali is a resource teacher at Little Blessings Nursery School and enjoys being surrounded by kids. She has a daughter and two sons of her own.

When she gets time, she enjoys experimenting with different recipes, up-cycling her thrifty finds, and sharing them with others through blogging and posting on social media.
Mrs Whitley

Mrs. Whitley


Mrs. Whitley is our school’s Administrator. Before she took on the role of administrator she was the Supervisor of LBNS for 5 years. After graduating in 2012, Mrs. Whitley had been working as an RECE for the past 8 years in a variety of early childcare settings. In 2017 she became the Supervisor of LBNS.  She moved to Peterborough in 2022, but still wanted to be involved in the Program. During COVID she found her passion for administration and that is why she took on the role of the administrator.  

When Mrs. Whitley isn’t working with Little Blessings Nursery School, she is working for a children’s furniture company in Peterborough. She is still very involved with the childcare community, it is her passion to continue to help and spread her knowledge as far as she can. She is also busy with her two young children at home and really enjoys playing at the parks and swimming. As a retired Reservist Musician, Mrs. Whitley also enjoys playing the clarinet, which she has been playing for 13 years.

“Everything they become, I also become. And everything about me, they helped to create.” – Esme Raji Codell