Our Staff

Pilgrim Nursery School is committed to providing the best possible learning experience for preschool children. Due to our low teacher-to-child ratio, our dedicated teachers are able to provide individual attention to each child's developmental needs. Each staff member is certified in First Aid and CPR.

Director ~ Leslie Beatrice

Leslie is returning for her 14th year as the Director of Pilgrim Nursery School (PNS). As well as holding a BS degree in Early Childhood Education, Leslie has many years of preschool experience and is certified by the Dept. of Early Education & Care (DEEC) as Director ll, Preschool Lead Teacher and Infant/Toddler Teacher. Leslie became a teacher because..."With children you … [Read more...]

Assistant Director & Lead Teacher ~ Mrs. Concannon

Mrs. Concannon is returning to PNS for her 20th year! She holds a BA degree in Psychology as well as being Infant/Toddler and Lead Teacher Certified through DEEC. Mrs. Concannon has also recently completed numerous college courses and is now Director ll Certified as well! She has been promoted to the Assistant Director and will continue to teach in her four year old classroom. … [Read more...]

~ Teachers ~

Samina Quadir ~ Mrs. Quadir will be back for her 11th year at PNS. Samina was an Assistant Teacher here for years and is now is returning to her role as Lead Teacher for her third year in a row!  She is looking forward to this new adventure! Samina became a teacher because..."I love helping children learn and grow." Lynn Shanahan ~ Mrs. Shanahan will be returning for her … [Read more...]

~ Assistant Teachers ~

Karen Martell ~ Mrs. Martell returns for her third year at PNS! She is a mother of four school aged boys and has spent many hours helping out in all of their classrooms. Karen became a teacher because..."I love spending time with little children and watching them grow and learn everyday!" Paula Wood ~ Mrs. Wood has been with PNS for 16 years now! All three of her boys were … [Read more...]