Danielle Gerle

Danielle Gerle has been the teacher at the Carstairs Playschool since September of 2009. She is a highly skilled and qualified teacher.  Mrs. Gerle graduated with Honors, from University of Alberta in 1996, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Sociology, minoring in Psychology. 

Mrs. Gerle has certification in Child Care Staff – Child Development Worker ((formerly known as Level 2) issued by Alberta Human Services.  She also has received certificates from Parent-Child Mother Goose Program and Building Babies Brains.  Mrs. Gerle continues to attend conferences and sessions to further educate herself in Early Childhood Education.  She also has First Aid/CPR and WHMIS training.

When Mrs. Gerle isn’t teaching, she is spending time with her husband and two teenage daughters. She enjoys cross stitching, watching hockey, and football. 


Michelle Johnson

Ms. Michelle Johnson joined our team as the Teachers Assistant October 22, 2018

Ms. Johnson was born and raised in Carstairs.  She currently lives just outside of our town with her partner and two children.  She enjoys camping and reading when she is not busy being a mom.   Ms. Johnson volunteers in our community as the Concession Coordinator at CES and Fundraising Chair for Carstairs Gymnastics.

Ms. Johnson successfully completed Child Development Assistant Certificate (formerly Level 1) and First Aid CPR in March of 2019. Ms. Johnson continues to work on professional development.

Michelle’s warm personality and kind smile make her a wonderful addition to our facility.