The Board & Staff

Langley Forest School is a non-profit charity that is managed by a Board of Directors and supported by paid staff. The Board consists of a mix of parents and community members who are responsible for the foresight, insight and oversight of the organization, while furthering the school's mission. Educators are certified Early Childhood Educators or ECE Assistants. Many educators are also Certified Forest and Nature School Practitioners.

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Carol LaJeunesse

President

Carol began her journey with LFS as a grandparent of one of the children enrolled in the first class.. From the class volunteer and outdoor adviser in 2014, Carol was elected the President of LFS, which also meant she became the Executive Director, Administrator and school Principal. As the school evolved to a non-working board with hired operations staff in 2019 (administrator) and 2020 (executive director), Carol's role has become President of the board . 

Shannon Cook

Administrator & Educator

Shannon is an ECE and Certified Forest & Nature School Practitioner. She has been with LFS since 2019 as the Director of First Impressions. Shannon manages all the day to day operations and is the school registrar. She is an educator in the WP programme and substitute when needed.

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Rachel Gan

Educator

Rachel is an ECE and has been with LFS since 2020.

Bryanne Newbery

Educator

Bryanne is an ECE who has been with LFS since 2019.

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Laureen

Educator

Laureen is the LFS founding educator, an ECE and Forest Practitioner and has been with LFS since 2014.

Cyndi

Educator

Cyndi is an ECE and a certified Forest Practitioner who has been with LFS since 2021. She works in both the preschool (3-5 yr) and OED (5-7 yr).

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Mary

Educator

Mary is an ECEA who has been with LFS since 2020. She works in both the preschool (3-5 yr) and OED (5-7 yr)

Jaclyn

Educator

Jaclyn is an ECEA who has been with LFS since 2019 and who is currently on maternity leave.

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