The reputation of any childcare facility is based squarely on the quality of their teachers.
I am Courtney the director of the center
Hours of Operation
Monday Through Friday
7:00 am – 5:30 pm
Closed All Holidays
My name is Courtney:
I am the Director of Grace Note Child Care Centre.
I was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I graduated from Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education in 2014 and have been employed with Grace Note since October 2016.
I enjoy spending time with friends, watching The Toronto Maple Leafs lose, and being at the beach in the summertime.
I believe that the best three things children can teach adults is “to be happy for no reason, to always be curious, and to fight tirelessly for something.” -Paulo Coelho
My name is Karen
Center Red Seal Chef
Hi my name is Karen and I moved to Halifax from St. John’s Newfoundland over two years ago!
While in NL I attended the College of North Atlantic to get my trade in culinary arts. Upon graduation I worked in the food industry for 6 years and obtained my red seal certification. In the last year before moving to Halifax I worked as a chef at a local daycare and thoroughly enjoyed it!
Upon moving here I was fortunate to get a job at Grace Note and I love putting a smile on the faces of the kids everyday!
I enjoy the outdoors and love running and walking with my dog Bear! I also have a beautiful little girl named Scarlett that I love getting hugs and kisses from everyday!
My name is Angela (Angie)
I’m from Middle Sackville, NS. I graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Early Childhood Education in 2005.
I have been working at Grace Note since September 2010.
When I’m not working, I spend my time playing sports, trying new foods, bargain hunting, and snuggling baby animals.
My name is Kristen
My name is Jody
I was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and I graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Early Childhood Education in 2006.
I been working at Grace Note since 2011. I have worked in the Senior and Junior Toddler Classrooms and I am currently working in the Junior Preschool room
I have a 9 year old daughter and when I’m not working, I spend all of my time with her, doing fun activities together, such as going swimming and taking our puppy for long walks in the trails, as well as other child friendly activities.
Hi my name is Cynthia (Cindi)
I have been with Grace Note for the past 8years. I received my E.C.E. in 1980 from St. Joseph’s Early ChildhoodStudies and in 1994 upgraded my studies and graduated from the then
Froebel Institute for Early Childhood Education in Truro.
I grew up on the South Shore of Nova Scotia and have lived in Halifax
since 1979. I worked in the public library system for 30 years as a
Library Assistant and Preschool Programmer at the Gottingen Street
In my spare time I enjoy going to movies, reading, fitness and
spending time with my family.
My name is Krystal
I graduated from The Institute for Early
Childhood Education and Developmental Services in Truro, in 1999.
Since then, I have worked with children between the ages of 18 months
and 5 years.
I have been with Grace Note Child Care Centre for 8 years, most of
which I have worked with the toddler age group.
In my spare time, I enjoy reading, crocheting, and spending time with my family.
My name is Hollie
I have been a full time ECE at Grace Note since
2010. I graduated from Mount St. Vincent with a Bachelors in Child and
Youth Studies and therefore am a level three certified Early Childhood
I love animals, art, reading, nature, travel, and music. I am excited
to help all children to learn and grow, as well as, to support all families..
Hi my name is Katie
I’m originally from Vancouver BC. I’ve been working with children of
all ages for two years. I graduated from Acadia University in 2018
with my B.A. in Theatre Studies.
I use my passion for the arts and performing in my Green Room classroom through play and songs. I love to share my favourite artists like Elton John, Blue Rodeo and The Beatles with my class.
While we do activities such as colouring or building with blocks. I’m beginning my Level 1 ECE certification in May.
My name is Jo-Anne
I am a level 2 ECE. I graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Early Childhood Education.
My husband of 30 years and I live in Halifax with our daughter and our 3 cats.
We enjoy travel in the summer and visit the movie theatre in the
winter to pass the time.
My name is Kayleigh
I was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2019, with my bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Studies.
When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, reading, and being outdoors. I am passionate about play-based learning, and am honored to be able to guide children as they interact with and learn from the world around them
My goal is to provide a safe, open and inclusive environment for children where they can have fun and be themselves. I hope to provide a system of support for both children and their families, and am excited to be a part of each child’s journey of growth and development.
My name is Katrina.
I was born and raised in PEI. I studied at Holland Collegeand received my diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2013.
My favourite part about being an ECE is being a role model and friend to children. Supporting children and allowing them to explore the world around them and develop new skills to help them grow into little people.
Not only do I help them learn & grow, they are constantly teaching me new things too.When I am not working, you’ll find me at the beach or on a patio somewhere in the sun with friends.
My name is Amanda
I am a graduate of Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education, class of 2019. I have lived in Halifax my entire life and haven’t traveled anywhere further than Montreal! So traveling more outside of Nova Scotia is on my bucket list.
Some things I really enjoy doing is exploring around Nova Scotia, one place that comes to mind as a favourite of mine is Blomidon, NS. I also really enjoy trying new foods, and spending time with family.
I am very excited to start my journey in childcare at Grace Note, and thankful to be a part of your children’s journey as well.
Hello my name is Alex!!
I’ve only just started working at Grace Note and so far it’s been amazing! Before coming to Grace Note, I taught swimming lessons and preschool swims at the Spryfield Wavepool for 8 years!
I’ve lived in Halifax since I was 5 years old and I graduated from Dalhousie in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and I am considering going back for Early Childhood Education!
Some of my favorite things include:
The color pink, anything that sparkles
The Little Mermaid, Pizza, and popcorn, Elephants
When I’m not dancing and singing with all my friends in the purple room, I play sports, online shop, travel, watch Disney plus and hang out with my friends and family!
“Don’t just fly,soar” -Dumbo
Hello my name is Melanie (Mel)
I’m from Pictou county originally but have made Halifax my home for over 10 years.
I have recently graduated from Dalhousie with a BA major in Music, so I love to incorporate music into the day! Throughout the years I have babysat and nannied for various families in the HRM so I’m very happy to be here doing what I love at Grace Note!
In my spare time, I love to play/teach music, swim, cook, and spending time with family and friends.