Mélanie founded the school in 2008. After as a French teacher, she completed her Montessori training and decided to develop a bilingual Montessori school. She continues to work at the school with both her children. An animal lover, she loves to rescue wounded animals and spending time with her dogs.
Montessori Casa Guide Supervisor/Master Teacher
Yanick joined the team in 2013 as an Assistant Teacher while completing his Montessori training. Yanick is proudly bilingual. He is a Master teacher at the Canadian Montessori Teacher Institute during the weekend and evenings. During his time off, he loves to spend time running and playing with his birds.
Montessori Casa Guide
Sydnie has the distinction of being a Montessori child before becoming a Montessori guide in 2020. She joined our team in 2019 as an assistant teacher. Sydnie speaks French. Sydnie loves to do crafts, read and play with her rabbits.
Montessori Casa Guide/RECE
Amanda joined our team in 2015 as a RECE. She has worked in both the pre-Casa and Casa age children and has completed her Montessori training in 2017. She is actively perfecting her French, loves to travel, draw and hike on her time off. Amanda also works in other children programs through volunteering.
Montessori Pre-Casa Guide
Arti moved to Canada in 1996 from Guyana and joined our team in 2015 as an Assistant Teacher after having her daughter attend our program. She has worked in both the pre-Casa and Casa age children and has completed her Montessori training in 2019. She is loving mother to 4 children. In her time off, Arti loves to cook, go on long walks and play with her bird.
Christina joined our time in 2018 as an Assistant Teacher. Born and raised in Toronto by 2 Vietnamese immigrant parents, she is fluent in Vietnamese. Christina also works at the YMCA part-time. She loves to travel, hike and spend time with her family. Christina also likes to spend time cuddling her cat Jack.
Montessori Casa Guide
Carmen joined our team in 2018. In 2020, Carmen completed her Casa Montessori Teacher training. Born in Colombia, Carmen is fluent in Spanish. She is the busy mother to 3 beautiful children and is a Montessori mom. Carmen loves to work with children, spending time with her husband and children and loves to smile.
Montessori Assistant Teacher/Child and Youth Worker
Pamela joined our team in 2021. In 2016, Pamela graduated from Child and Youth worker program, then, in 2018, she received her undergrad in Child and Youth Care. Born in Sudbury, Pamela was raised all over Northern Ontario. She has spent years in the Army cadets, where she was Distinguished Marksman. Pamela models with 2 agencies and spends her spare time being active and outdoors. Her philosophy is reflected in her favorite quote by A. Einstein: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by it's ability to climb a tree, it will live it's whole life believing that he is stupid."
Kat joined our team in 2021 as a part-time Assistant Teacher. She was born and raised here in Kitchener. Kat has completed all her schooling in the French immersion program. Kat has worked part-time at the YMCA for four years before joining our team. In her free time, Kat loves to dance and playing with her puppy Rose.
Samantha or Sam, joined our team as an Assistant Teacher in 2021. Born in the US she moved to Canada to her grandparents farm in 1982. She has lived in San Francisco for 9 years and moved back with her amazing 5 year old son settling in Kitchener. Sam is a Montessori mommy. She continues to study French and works in art and design in her home studio in her spare time. She resides in Kitchener with her dog Hailey, her newly acquired cat Lucy and a colorful fish named Beatsy.