Kimberley Perkins - Director

Kimberley Perkins has been with Chipmunk Achievers since 2007 and, after taking a small hiatus to raise her children, she has returned in 2018 to be the director. She has her ECE certification as well as her tutor certificate for Ready to Read. With many hobbies, Kimberley keeps herself busy sewing, crocheting, painting, writing, and making pottery. Kimberley and her husband have three lovely daughters and they enjoy doing crafts, traveling and camping together.


Stephanie Darvasi - Assistant Teacher

Stephanie joined Chipmunk Achievers in 2017. She has her ECE certification as well as a BA in international studies.  Stephanie enjoys painting, being outside, spending time with family and friends, writing and reading.


Kathy Nishidate - Teacher

 Kathy has been with Chipmunk Achievers since 2003, taking over the role of director in the fall of 2010 until the end of the 2018 school year. Prior to starting her family, she taught preschool in  Burnaby. She has her ECE Certification and has her Tutor certification for the  Ready to Read Program. Kathy and her husband Ken are the proud parents of two children, Kenzo and Miyoko. They enjoy camping, hiking, and anything outdoors. Kathy enjoys gardening, horses, and spending time with her family.