River City Early Learning Centre Team

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Debbie Leduc

Director

With a nurturing personality and hands-on approach towards learning, we are thrilled to have Debbie as our director. Her commitment to childhood education and 20 years experience in the field makes her the perfect Director.

Debbie has 5 children and 8 grandchildren that are her pride and joy. When she's not working ,she is spending time with her grandchildren or enjoying the outdoors with her husband.

Debbie is very excited to take on this new role, and she is very excited to meet our families and help make a difference in the children's and their families lives.

Amber Hardy

CEO & IT room lead

As our CEO and Infant/Toddler room lead, Amber is committed to helping children explore and learn in a hands-on environment. Amber has completed 3 years of university and is working towards her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, and has 8 years experience in the field.


She has 2 children, one with Autism, and one with Cerebral Palsy, she has a special knack for making all children feel special, loved, and included. All children are Amber's pride and joy and they hold a special place in Amber's heart. In her down time she enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, and anything outdoors.

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Heather Louvros

Infant/Toddler Room Teacher

Heather has been in the childcare field for just over 7 years. Her favorite part about working with children is helping them learn who they are, filling them with knowledge and having as much fun as possible! Because learning should never be work, it should always be fun.

Heather has one son, and many fur children. She has two dogs, three cats and a fish. When she is not working and shaping little minds she is spending time with her husband and son exploring new areas, travelling, reading or crafting.

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Alyssa Leblevec

Infant/Toddler Room Teacher

Alyssa has been an educator for 10 years, her favorite part of being an educator is providing a safe environment for children while setting the foundations as stepping stones so each child has the opportunity to reach their full development potential.

When Alyssa isn't working with children you can find her outdoors spending time with family and friends.


We are truly lucky to have Alyssa, her 10 years experience with children is an amazing asset.

Chelsea Zirk

Infant/ Toddler Room Teacher

Possessing a contagious enthusiasm, Chelsea Zirk has been an amazing asset for River City Early Learning Centre. Her warmth, creativity and drive makes her a great colleague and a perfect fit as one of our Infant/Toddler room teachers.

When Chelsea is not at work you can find her travelling, or journaling.

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Ashley McIntosh

Kinder Prep Lead

Ashley has been in the childcare field for over 12 years. She has always had a passion for working with children, which started when she was young herself. Her favorite part of teaching is watching them grow and thrive.


Ashley makes a perfect addition to our outdoor based center because there is nothing more she loves then being outdoors, nature is where Ashley thrives.

When she is not working you can find her camping, spending time with her children, or biking.

Brianna Burke

Schooler Lead

With a nurturing personality and hands-on approach towards learning, we are thrilled to have Brianna as a part of our team. Her commitment to childhood education makes her the perfect fit for our schooler program.

When Lexi is not working you can find her outdoors spending time with her family.

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Paris Shreeves

3-5 Room Lead

Possessing a contagious enthusiasm, Paris has been an amazing asset for River City Early Learning Centre. Her warmth, creativity and drive makes them a great colleague and a perfect fit as a our 3-5 Room Lead

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Padma 

3-5 Room Teacher

Padma joined the childcare field to ensure parents had a safe place for their children to go, where they knew that their children were getting the utmost best care. She strives on parents knowing that their children are being loved and nurtured.

Padma is very excited to get to know all of the children and families attending River City Early Learning Centre, and we are honored to have her.

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Katie Schaffer

3-5 room Teacher

Katie is committed to helping children explore and learn in a hands-on environment. Nothing brings her more happiness than seeing the growth and evolution of our students.

When Katie is not working, you can find her making creative activities for her twin boys.