Eramosa Learning Academy operates licensed early learning and school-age child care, as well as school break camps, in Guelph and Rockwood, Ontario.
First opening a before and after school program in September 2003 as Guelph School-Age CARE (GS CARE), 20 years on, Eramosa Learning Academy has expanded programming to serve children from toddlers to grade 6 year-round.
Licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Education, Eramosa Learning Academy's emergent curriculum child care programs offer fun, safe, reliable, and high-quality child care services to families in Guelph & Wellington County. Our focus is on creating an environment that supports intellectual growth and social, emotional, and physical skill development through daily programming.

ELA Team

Nomalanga (Noma) Vales

Owner & Operator

A resident of Guelph since 1984, Noma enjoyed a career in forest soil management and plant disease research at the University of Guelph before deciding to switch to another passion: Early Childhood Education.

Graduating from the ECE program at Conestoga College in 1997 and gaining experience at the University of Guelph Child Care and Learning Centre, she opened her first before and after school program as Guelph School-Age CARE (GS CARE) in September 2003.


Nanette O'Sullivan

Director of Operations

Nanette began her training in early childhood education in her native city of Liverpool, earning the Nursery Nurse Examination Board (NNEB) qualifications. Arriving in Canada in 1987 and the Guelph area in 1990, Nanette continued in the field and graduated from the ECE program at Conestoga College in 1994.

After gaining continued experience with a variety of age groups, she joined  Guelph School-Age CARE in 2010.