Current Title: Prep School Head of history and geography
Academic Background: Honours BA Political Science, University of Western Ontario; Diploma in Education, Bishop’s University; 1/2 Masters in History, University of Toronto; Honours Specialist Contemporary Studies, OISE; Honours Specialist Drama, OISE
Work Experience: 1988-1991 Teacher at McLean Memorial Chibougamau, Quebec; 1991-1995 Teacher- Earl Grey Public School Toronto, Ontario; 1995- 1998 Teacher- Whitney Public School Toronto, Ontario; 1998- 2004 Teacher- Brown Public School Toronto, Ontario
Current Title: Prep School English and history teacher
Academic Background: B.A. in political science (Kenyon College), B.Ed. (Mount Allison University)
Biography: I joined the College in 1998. I’ve been a form adviser for Form 6 and 7 and taught English and history to both grade levels. I’ve coached soccer, hockey and lacrosse. I’m the U14 hockey coach at the Prep and have led team trips to Norway, Sweden, Italy and Switzerland. I started the U14 lacrosse team in 2001 and coach the varsity team and my sons’ teams outside of UCC. I’m the leader of the Winston McCatty bird trip that enables eight boys to search for winter birds in the islands off Kingston, Ont. every winter. My son Quinn is here and we don’t mind seeing each other in the halls.
Current Title: Prep School Grade 6 and 7 history and geography teacher and Grade 7 drama teacher
Academic Background: MA in Child Study and Education, OISE, University of Toronto; BA, Honours in English Language & Literature, History, Queen’s University
Biography: I joined the College in 2015 as a Teaching Assistant with the Centre for Learning. My co-curriculars include directing the Grade 7 play and coaching U12 Swim. In the past, I have also coached cross-country, basketball and track. When I’m not at school I enjoy swimming, snowboarding, travelling to new places and seeing every play and musical that Toronto has to offer!