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 17th 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 23rd year! She holds a BA degree in Psychology as well as being Infant/Toddler and Lead Teacher Certified through DEEC. Mrs. Concannon has also 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. She … [Read more...]

~ Teachers ~

Lynn Shanahan ~ Mrs. Shanahan will be returning for her 6th year at Pilgrim. She has been a Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher in the past and holds a Master's Degree in Education. Lynn became a teacher because..."I believe that nurturing a child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth in a positive way is critical to their development. Children' minds are always … [Read more...]

~ Assistant Teachers ~

Samina Quadir ~ Mrs. Quadir has been at Pilgrim for 14 years now, both as a Teacher in the three year old classroom and an Assistant Techer in all classrooms. Before coming to PNS she volunteered in Lexington Public Schools for many years. She is also the proud mother of her son, a Pilgrim Alumni, who is now also a college graduate! … [Read more...]