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 ~

Samina Quadir ~ Mrs. Quadir will be back for her 14th year at PNS. Samina was an Assistant Teacher here for years and is now is returning to her role as Lead Teacher for her sixth year in a row! She is also the mother of a PNS Alumnus who has recently graduated from College. Samina became a teacher because..."I love helping children learn and grow." Lynn Shanahan ~ Mrs. … [Read more...]

~ Assistant Teachers ~

  Cheryl Pacini ~ Mrs. Pacini returns for her 14th year at PNS! Cheryl is DEEC certified as an Assistant Teacher as well as a Preschool Teacher. She will be spending her mornings assisting in the three and four year old classrooms, as well as doing Lunch Bunch and Lunch Plus. She became a teacher because..."I love to watch children grow and learn."   … [Read more...]