Bridget Robustelli

Head Teacher


Before coming to FPNS, Bridget taught at New Canaan Country School and Greenwich Country Day, as well as Boston’s Beacon Hill Nursery School and The Learning Project. She has taught at FPNS since 2008 and loves watching how much the kids grow each day. Bridget is a tutor and substitute teacher at New Canaan Country School and New Canaan Public Schools and has a B.A. in Elementary Education from University of Rhode Island.


Bridget lives in New Canaan with her husband and cat, Rhody. She has three grown children.


Erin Gaudreau

Assistant Teacher

Erin graduated from Tabor Academy and William Smith College with a BA in English and Religious Studies. She was a FPNS Executive board member and parent from 2014-2016. She has taught Sunday school for her church and was the library chair at St. Thomas More nursery on the Upper East Side where her two older children attended nursery school. She has served on the board of West Elementary School where she has also headed up the West School Community Service program (called Kids Care) for the past 5 years.

Erin has lived in New Canaan for 8 years with her three children ages 17, 15 and 10 - all currently attending New Canaan public schools - and her two dogs, George and Daisy.  


Sabrina Ericson

Assistant Teacher (Tuesday, Thursday)

Sabrina graduated from New Canaan High School in 1996 and from The University of Vermont in 2000 with a B.S. in Environmental Science.  This is Sabrina’s second year teaching at First Presbyterian Nursery School.  However, she’s been teaching and coaching children on the ice (both figure skating and hockey lessons) for over 20 years!  To her, watching the smiles, the friendships, and the excitement of learning something new is just the best!  

Sabrina loves spending time with her husband Brian and two boys, William and Tommy.  Her favorite things to do are outdoors: reading on the beach, swimming in the ocean, hiking, biking, camping in the mountains, fishing and gardening.  


Ally Parrella

Assistant Teacher (Monday)

This is Ally’s first year at FNPS and she is so excited to help your children learn and grow. Ally is a graduate of New Canaan High School and has been in the childcare field for over 10 years. She lives in new Canaan with her two boys Devin and Gino. Ally loves cooking, Boston sports, and spending time with her boys.