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Fiorella LaVergne -


Fiorella has been our Director since September 2006. Along with her administrative duties, Fiorella teaches our Biology, Family Studies and Psychology courses.
Fiorella obtained her high school diploma as an adult at a centre very much like our own. She then went on to complete her Bachelor of Education at the University of Winnipeg. She majored in Biology and Geography. She started out substitute teaching and then eventually was hired to teach a biology course to adults. She has since never looked back, finding her niche in life was working with and teaching adults. She has also completed her Post Baccalaureate in Education at the University of Manitoba.




Dan Lagace -

Math/Physics/Technology/Accounting Teacher

Dan has been working at the Ste. Anne Adult Learning Centre since it opened its doors in September 1999. He is the Physics, Math, Accounting and Computer Technology teacher. Dan holds a Bachelor of Sciences and Education degrees from the Collège Universitaire de St. Boniface. Aside from teaching at the Centre, Dan is active in many different sports. During the summer months, you may find him playing slo-pitch, golf or rollerblading. In the winter, you’ll find him curling, playing spongee or at a hockey rink.



Steven Payne -

English Language Arts/Law/Western Civilization Teacher

Teaching has always been at the centre of Steve’s professional pursuits. A filmmaker, journalist, writer and performer, his background in theatre and film enables him to bring a multi-dimensional approach to the classroom. Steve is an adult learner who completed a Bachelor of Education at the University of Manitoba and a Journalism Diploma from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Steve has a dark sense of humour which he uses to enhance the classes he teaches.




Tracy Penner -


Tracy joined our team in the fall of 2014. Greeting and talking with people who come through our doors is a highlight of her day. She will help you with the registration process and any questions or concerns you may have. Along with office experience, she has worked with children and adults as an E.A.  Some of her interests include reading, jogging, and the love of animals.