THE STAFF TEAM

Lismore Preschool invests in highly qualified and experienced Early Childhood Professionals. Two early childhood teachers lead the team comprising of Diploma and Certificate 3 trained educators with many years of involvement at the preschool and a commitment to high quality education and care.  

ALEXIS SMITH
NOMINATED SUPERVISOR

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Communications); Graduate Diploma Infants/Primary Education; Graduate Diploma Early Childhood; Advanced Diploma – Community Sector Management  

LYNETTE FUNNELL
EDUCATIONAL LEADER

Qualifications: Master of Education; Bachelor of Education (Birth-5); Graduate Cert. Inclusive Education; Diploma of Counselling; Cert IV TAE

LORETTA PASCUTTO
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Loretta has been a part of the the Lismore Preschool family for over 30 years – both as a parent and a member of staff. With both of her (very grown) up boys attending Lismore Preschool in the late 80’s and early 90’s she has seen generations of children pass through the front gate. Loretta is your first port of call for enrolments, accounts and general enquiries. 


Annette Stewart
Educator

Qualification: Diploma of Community Services


Caren Lynch
Educator

Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services


Kai Laidlaw
Educator

Qualification: Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care 


Louise Underhill
Educator

Qualification: Diploma of Community Services


Sonia Gibbs
Educator

Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services 


Tanya Bull
Educator

Qualification: Diploma of Community Services


Tayla Gutter
Educator

Qualification: Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care