Meet the Team

Our Dedicated & Passionate Educators

Laurie Hartlen

Bilingual Full-Time Educator

Preschool Owner

  • Has studied Business at the John Molson School of Business, Recreation Management at Dalhousie, and Early Childhood Education at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

  • Substitute elementary school teacher for both school boards in the West Island

  • Highly involved VP of Special Events for Home & School Committee (13 years) and mother of three

  • Get to know more about Laurie's story here.

Kellie Poole

Bilingual Full-Time Educator

  • Kellie was a much-loved substitute at Magic Circle Preschool for about 4 years, and ran the popular "Fun Fridays with Kellie" program - we're happy she's joining the team full-time!

  • Has worked at CPE's and community daycare centers in the West Island and off-Island.

  • Early Childhood at Concordia, then Université du Québec à Trois Rivières in Preschool Age Education

  • Get to know more about Kellie here

Sue Fitzgerald

Supplemental Educator

Owner until Spring 2021

  • 31 years Owner / Bilingual Educator at Magic Circle

  • 6 years preschool teacher for city of Kirkland

  • Recently transitioned to Semi-Retirement/Supplemental Educator

  • Early Childhood teaching certification

  • Learn more about our team of supplemental educators here!

Carmela Polson

Supplemental Educator

  • 18-year career as Bilingual Educator at Magic Circle Preschool

  • Recently transitioned to Semi-Retirement/Supplemental Educator

  • Early Childhood teaching certification 

  • Learn more about our team of supplemental educators here!

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