Tuesday/Thursday Classroom

Ms. Heather has worked in preschool settings for over 20 years as a teacher, director, camp leader and working one on one with preschoolers that need extra support to make preschool a positive experience. She has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Calgary. Ms. Heather enjoys working with young children and helping them to be the best they can be as they learn new things and explore their environments.

Day School Teacher


Monday/Wednesday/Friday Classroom

Ms. Karli, a graduate of the University of Lethbridge, has extensive training in Behaviour Analysis and has worked in the private school sector for 18 years. This is Ms. Karli's fourth year at Christ Church Preschool.



Tuesday/Thursday Classroom

Ms. Jackie is an enthusiastic educator with a passion for helping young children reach their potential. She has both a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary. Ms. Jackie is as an Early Childhood Educator and an Early Learning Specialist who has excellent understanding of child development, employing various skills and strategies to support children with varying development delays.



Monday/Wednesday/Friday Classroom 

Ms. Flavia graduated from the university Pontifícia Católica de Campinas with a B.S in Nutrition with a Post Graduate in metabolic disorders and heart disease nutrition from the Centro de extensão universitária of São Paulo. She is a parent alumna of Christ Church Preschool, and is certified in early childhood education.



Music Specialist

Ms. Joni is thrilled to be part of the Christ Church Preschool staff.  She graduated with degrees in Music (Voice) and Education as well as graduate diplomas in Fine Arts (Kodaly) and Teacher Education and Supervision from the University of Calgary.   Ms. Joni enjoyed a wonderful career as a teacher with CBE, teaching Music, Kindergarten and Foods and Nutrition, and most recently was a Resource teacher at Willow Park Fine Arts School. 


In addition to her teaching abilities, Ms.  Joni is a respected member of the Christ Church choir. Being the Music Specialist at Christ Church Preschool perfectly combines Ms. Joni’s love of teaching, music, and children.



Program Director

Ms. Heather has been a member of Elbow Park community for 13 years and is a parent alumna of Christ Church Preschool. She has a background in Human Resources and Finance, having worked in such industries as Banking, Information Technology Consulting, and Oil & Gas. During her time away from the workforce raising her family, she was very active in school volunteering and fundraising efforts. Ms. Heather is delighted to be working in such a welcoming and nurturing environment in both the Christ Church and preschool communities.


Yoga and Mindfullness Teacher

Ms. Kellie from Inner Peace YYC has been working in the field of education her entire career.   She created Mindfulness Movement for the YWCA Preschool and has been teaching it for three years. She truly loves to see the children explore their inner selves while having fun.

We have a strong roster of highly qualified substitute teachers: Sam Bryden, Jacqueline Bashford, Julie McFadyen, Nancy Ruiter and Virginia Harvie