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Enrollment

Every child has potential we can nurture. The key is in understanding how to engage the child: their learning follows their curiosity, at their own pace and in their own style.

Register Your Child Today!

Brightling Childcare Academy operates year-round and new registrations are accepted as spaces become available. Our spaces do fill up quickly, so families who are interested in learning more about our programs are encouraged to contact our office directly:

We love to personally connect with families to discuss their child and their childcare needs.

Some of our programs are currently full, so we encourage families to add their name to the Brightling Childcare Academy Wait List. We do consult the Provincial Child Care Registry, but we also maintain our own list to help us identify families that are particularly interested in our Centre. 

A Mom tours Brightling’s accessible Centre with a staff member

Visiting our Centre is really the only way to fully appreciate what it offers

Brightling Academy CEO Karolina Dressler

Karolina Dressler (in blue) is a hands-on daycare owner. A professional Early Childhood Educator and former Manitoba schoolteacher with more than 20 years’ experience in the field, working with children is her first love.

Karolina Dressler

Executive Director

Brightling Childcare Academy is owned and operated by two certified Manitoba teachers, Karolina and Cory Dressler. Karolina, our Executive Director, left her elementary school classroom in 2003 to have an even more direct impact on southwest Winnipeg families through early childhood education.

As a working parent and a professional educator, Karolina understands the thrill and the challenge of finding excellent care for young children. At Brightling, she has built a team of professional early childhood educators who partner with parents to nurture and inspire the children in their care. Together, they work to equip Brightling children academically and emotionally for their school years. 

Karolina is a creative spirit with excellent administrative skills. She is a kind leader who runs a tight ship. Her Centre’s programming incorporates new programming based on current research in child development, yet her relationship with every child is rooted in listening to them.

When Karolina is not at Brightling, she enjoys spending family time with Cory and their two daughters… or in the peaceful outdoors with her yoga mat. No matter where she is, her mind is always dreaming up new ways to engage the children in Brighting’s care.

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