My name is Kevi Ockerman and I started working at Busy Butterflies as of September 2017. I have a niece and nephew that attend Busy Butterflies as well. They have brought so much happiness into my life and have helped me discover my passion for childcare. I am currently working on attaining my child development assistant certificate and can’t wait to learn alongside the children. I enjoy spending time with friends and family, exploring the outdoors, and going to the gym. I have always loved helping children grow and learn about the world around them. I think it is very important to embrace all children and their unique personalities.  



Hi, my name is Brianna. I started at Busy Butterflies in June 2022. This is the second daycare I’ve worked at and I love my job. I am currently working on getting my level 2 Certificate in Early Childhood Education. When I’m not working I’m usually outside being active ort at home with my 2 fur babies Meeko and Smudge.  

My name is Katie. I started at Busy Butterflies in January 2022. I'm a level 1 ECE. This is the second daycare I've worked at and I love it. I wouldn't trade my job for anything, I even get to see my niece and nephew who attend here. I love interacting and watching every single child develop differently and learn day to day tasks. I am super excited to get to know your little humans and guide them through these early stages of their lives. I also look forward to getting to know each of you and your families. I'm super happy to be part of the Busy Butterflies team. Please feel free to ask me anything!

My name is Diane Lybbert. I started working at Busy Butterflies in October 2019. I have been working with children pretty much my entire adult life. I have worked in a previous daycare, nannied, and ran my own day home. I am hardworking, patient, and respectful. I pride myself on being able to build authentic, trusting relationships with children and their families. I believe children are capable, and competent little human beings. I aim to create an environment where children can feel safe to discover, explore and create freely. I am excited for the opportunity to build a relationship with your children and help them become confident explorers.



Hello, my name is Hannah and I began working at Busy Butterflies in June 2017. I was born and raised in Lethbridge where I received my high school diploma. Immediately after high school I took the Child and Youth Care diploma program and received my diploma in May 2016 at the Lethbridge College. Quickly after graduating from the college I took a year of general studies courses majoring in psychology and sociology. This year I also completed my first aid in childcare and received my level 3 child care supervisor certificate. I’ve always loved working with children so I am more than happy to be here getting to know you and your children and can’t wait to watch them grow!  



My name is Katelyn Wheeler and I have been working at Busy Butterflies since October 2022. I am currently taking a Business Administration certificate, but hope to go back to school to get my ECE level 2 and 3. I have worked in Daycare for 7 months and love the chaotic and amazing environment. I am excited to meet everyone and get to know all their unique personalities! 

Hi, my name is Emma! I have been working at Busy Butterflies Daycare since December 2020. I have completed my certificate for Early Childhood Education through the Lethbridge College. I am currently working on my ECE diploma. I found my passion for working with children when I was the 2019 Cochrane Lions Rodeo Queen. I grew up in Calgary and have enjoyed my time in Lethbridge so far. I look forward to spending time getting to know your children and watching them grow and learn!



Hi, my name is Amanda and I have been at Busy Butterflies since May, 2017. I currently have my certificate in Early Childhood Education and have been in the field since 2010. I love seeing the excitement on the children’s faces when they learn something new, especially after many times of trying. When I am not working with children, I spend as much time as I can outdoors.




My name is Danielle and I am the director of Busy Butterflies Daycare Centre. I am a mother to a little boy and twin girls. Working with children has always been my passion. I am so fortunate to be able to be a part of the day to day development of young children. I have been working with children in a daycare setting since 2010. It has always been my dream to open an amazing center and I am truly grateful I was able to do that. I have my Diploma in Early Childhood Education as well as my Child Development Supervisor Certificate. In addition to my education, I have special training in food safety, first aid in child care, SIDS, administering emergency medication, observing and recording, professionalism, and licensing requirements. I am an advocate for children’s right to play and strongly believe in learning through their play. Our philosophy at Busy Butterflies reflects this belief. I can't wait to get to know you and your child!


Meet our Educators


Hi, my name is Hunter Prive. I started working at Busy Butterflies in October 2022. I have completed my level one and have plans to continue my education in child development. I was born and raised in Lethbridge. I currently live in Welling on an acreage with my parents and brother. I have always enjoyed the outdoors and grew up around the farm. I own two horses, a mini donkey, two dogs, as well as three cats. Horses have always been my passion. I participate in many rodeos as well as other events. I enjoy fishing, quadding, dirt biking, and being with friends. I am excited to join the Busy Butterfly team and continue to expand my education. 

My name is Shelby Hall and I started with Busy Butterflies Daycare in January 2022! My experience working with children began in 2015 when I got my Level 1. My childcare journey continued and I received my Social Work Diploma in 2020, and my level 2 certification. Growing up in a small town in central I have a passion for horses, rodeo, dirt biking and camping! I love anything that keeps me active, including a background in competitive jump rope. I am so excited to be a part of the Busy Butterflies team and I can't wait to get to know you and your family.

Hi, my name is Sabrina. I started at Busy Butterflies in August 2017. I am currently working on completing my level 2 in Early Childhood Education. I have a passion for working with children and watching them grow! In my spare time I enjoy going for walks and spending time with family. I have 5 younger siblings including a twin sister. I look forward to meeting you and getting to know your child!



Hi, my name is Morgan and I have been working at Busy Butterflies since October 2022. I have a degree in music therapy and have always loved being a part of children’s lives. You’ll probably catch me singing to your children when you drop off or pick up! I have my level 1 ECE and have worked in preschools for over 5 years. I am excited to join an awesome daycare that opens up so many opportunities to work with all ages of Early Childhood. 

My name is Savhana. I started working at Busy Butterflies in October 2019. I am currently working towards completing my level 2 childcare certification at the Lethbridge College. I am new to Lethbridge, new to Alberta actually. I moved from Ontario in October 2018. I have always known I wanted to work with children. After hairdressing for three years I knew I was in the wrong industry. As much as I loved it, I was meant to be in childcare. I am so excited to be a team member at Busy Butterflies Daycare Center.  



 
Hi, my name is Destiny. I have been with Busy Butterflies since May 2022. I have my level one ECE and plan on going back to school for my level two and three. I was a Health Care Aide before deciding to go back to school for my level one. I love watching the children develop differently, doing all the crafts and getting to know the families! I am super happy to be a part of the Busy Butterflies team!

Hi, my name is Jennifer. I've been working in the kitchen at Busy Butterflies since August 2021. I have lived in Lethbridge for 8 years. I am a mom of two wonderful kids. My husband and I are from Calgary. I have been cooking for just over 16 years. This is my second time working in a childcare facility. Food is my passion, and being able to cook for children and help them form a healthy love for food is wonderful.

Hi, my name is Hailey. I started working at Busy Butterflies in September 2021. I graduated from the Lethbridge College with a diploma in Child and Youth Care in May of 2021. I found my passion for working with children when my two younger brothers were born. Every child is so unique and I cannot wait to play and build a relationship with each child. I love spending time with friends and family and doing things outdoors like camping and skiing. I am so excited to be a part of the team here at Busy Butterflies Daycare.

 
Hi, my name is Shay. I started at Busy Butterflies in April 2022. I have always had a strong passion for working with children as I used to coach children of all ages and teach them how to skate. I love coming to work every day and seeing the children’s excitement to learn and explore. I am excited to be a part of the team at Busy Butterflies and getting to know you and your children.

My name is Chantelle Williams and I have been with Busy Butterflies since February, 2015. I am a mother of four young children, which has taught me a great deal about child development. I have my Child Development Assistant Certificate and am attending the Lethbridge College to further my education in Early Childhood Education. I am extremely passionate about working with young children. I look forward to getting to know each unique child and their families.

 



 

My name is Marebel Diaz. Most of my friends call me Bhel. I am originally from the Philippines, and am a mother of two. I moved to Lethbridge in March 2019 and worked as a nanny for 3 years. Luckily, I just got started working at Busy Butterflies Daycare in April 2022. I enjoy being with kids and teaching them things like ABCs, counting, coloring, reading, singing, and more. I am looking forward to meeting your children and having fun with them!

Hi! My name is Alesandra and I started working at Busy Butterflies in January 2022. I have worked in childcare for almost 7 years. I have my Level 2 in ECE and love watching children learn and grow. When I'm not at work I like to read, draw, paint and bake. I also love to spend time with my nieces and nephews! I have 5 sisters and 1 brother and we spend time together whenever we can. I look forward to getting to know you and your children!


My name is Rose Ann Aquino. I began working at Busy Butterflies in April, 2015. I grew up in the Philippines and I moved to Canada in January, 2015 to be with my husband. Back home I have a Bachelor Degree in Nursing and gained experience taking care of the newly born babies in the hospital. I also worked as a Quality Analyst for 2 years dealing with all the medical equipment they sell in the States. I got my Child Development Worker Certificate in March 2015, as well as my first aid in childcare. I took care of my younger siblings and nephew back in the Philippines and since then I knew that working with children has always been my passion. I’m a hard working person, flexible and I have a lot of patience and compassion. I’m excited and looking forward to meeting your child and be a part of their development at Busy Butterflies Daycare.


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My name is Hannah V. I have been working at Busy Butterflies Daycare since January 2021. I am from Vietnam. I came to Lethbridge to go to the Lethbridge College. I have my Early Childhood Education Certificate and a Diploma in General Studies. I love working with children because I love to see their emotions and listen to their stories. Working with children brings me great joy. I look forward to continuing to learn more about the environment and gaining knowledge. I enjoy listening to music, drawing, and watching movies. I feel incredibly happy to join the Busy Butterflies team. 



Hi my name is Brynn! I have been working at Busy Butterflies since August 2022. Children are my passion as well as dogs! In my free time you will find me at home binging a good series or spending time with my family. Busy Butterflies is the first childcare centre I’ve worked at, although I do have lots of experience with young children. I am currently working on getting my Early Childhood Education Certificate so I can begin building my career with children!


Hi, my name is Liz Williams. I have been with Busy Butterflies since we opened in February 2015. I help out in all of the classrooms, as well as with the administration work. I am a mother of three children, as well as a grandmother. I have a Degree in Sociology as well as my Child Development Worker Certificate. I am very excited to work with your family.


My name is Jodi. I started at Busy Butterflies Daycare in January 2022. I have always worked with children and have a 7-year-old daughter of my own. I enjoy being a part of children’s development and growth. In my free time I like to spend time with my daughter and friends. I am excited to be a part of this daycare and getting to know your children. 

Hi my name is Natasha. I started working at Busy Butterflies in June 2019. I have lived in Lethbridge my entire life and graduated from the Lethbridge College with a diploma in Child and Youth Care. I began working in the field in April of 2016. Having a Dutch background, I grew up in a large family and grew up loving children. I love coming to work every day and seeing the kids excitement to learn and grow every day. I look forward to my time working here.




Hi, my name is Monique. I began working at Busy Butterflies in September of 2021. I grew up outside of Medicine Hat, Alberta, and moved to Lethbridge in 2013. I graduated from the Lethbridge College with a Multimedia Production Diploma and a Child and Youth Care Diploma. I enjoy working with children, being creative/ crafty, and exploring the outdoors. I look forward to being a part of your child's safe space to learn, play, and grow.

Hi, my name is Mandi! I started at Busy Butterflies Daycare in October 2022. I am originally from Medicine Hat and just recently moved to Lethbridge. I am currently working on my level 1 childcare certification. I always have admired children because of their big imaginations and I am so excited to have this opportunity to watch them learn and grow. I look forward to meeting you and your children!

My name is Le (Lay) McDonald. I am originally from Vietnam. There I obtained my Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education. I also taught Kindergarten for over 10 years. I came to Canada 4 years ago. I started at Busy Butterflies Daycare in August 2022. Caring for and teaching children has always been my dream job. Caring for children and watching them grow and develop every day is a blessing. 

Hello, my name is Olivia. I started working at Busy Butterflies Daycare in October 2022. I am just finishing my level one in Early Childhood Development. In the future I will be going to school for my level 2 and 3 as well. Growing up in a big family I have always loved being around kids. I love the thought of being someone that has impacted a child to develop and grow.  

Hi, my name is Jaimee. I started working at Butterflies in November 2017. Before moving to Lethbridge I was a nanny for several families in Elkford, British Columbia for 5 years. I have my child development assistant certificate and would love to further my education so I can offer your children the best care possible. I look forward to meeting you and your children.



Hi my name is Amber. I started working at Busy Butterflies in October 2022. I just moved back to Lethbridge from Calgary. I am currently working on my level one. Before working at Busy Butterflies I was a nanny for two years. I love getting to know the kids and watching them grow. 


My name is Heather. I have been at Busy Butterflies daycare since March 2015. I relocated to Nova Scotia in May 2017 but recently returned to Busy Butterflies in August 2019. I am originally from Nova Scotia but love living in Lethbridge with my husband and two young boys. I have been in childcare for 14 years now. I have worked in many fields of childcare, as a nanny and in daycares. I have also worked in elementary schools as a teacher assistant and preschool teacher. I have worked in Pennsylvania, New Brunswick, Jasper and in Bristol, England. In all these places, I have gained experience in engaging the child in their interests, creating a discovery environment and building lasting relationships with the children. I plan to continue in childcare as my career choice and hope to build many more relationships in years to come.