Current Title: Associate Director, University Counselling (Mowbray’s, Orr’s and Scadding’s)
Academic Background: B.Ed. (McGill University), M.Ed. (OISE, University of Toronto, Counselling Psychology)
Work Experience: I’ve had a number of different roles in my career: teacher, head of department, guidance counselor and principal. I’ve worked at a high school in London, England and at another private high school in Toronto.
Biography: I am passionate about education and look forward to working with the boys in Mowbray’s, Orr’s and Scadding’s on their post secondary plans. Outside of school you can often find me reading, watching sports or spending time outdoors.
Current Title: Director, University Counselling
Academic Background: B.A., M.A., B.Ed. (University of Toronto)
Work Experience: Prior to joining UCC, I was an archivist and historian at the United Church Archives and Archives of Ontario.
Biography: Before moving into the University Counselling Office, I was chair of the history department, senior house adviser in Jackson’s, and faculty adviser for the World Affairs Conference. Two highlights of my career at UCC have been joining the Quarter Century Club and hiring the man who would become my husband to teach economics!
Current Title: Associate Director, University Counselling (Bremner’s, Howard’s, Jackson’s)
Academic Background: B.FA in Visual Arts (York University), B.Ed (York University Faculty of Education), Additional Qualifications in Guidance & Career Education 1 & 2 (Queens University Faculty of Education)
Work Experience: Before arriving at UCC, I taught in the visual art and English departments at De La Salle College before becoming a guidance counsellor in their Student Services Department. I have taught a variety of subjects in my time as a teacher at several schools in the Toronto area, including Grades 6-12 visual art, Grade 11 media arts, Grades 8-12 English, Grade 12 business studies, and Grade 10 careers and civics. I also taught with Blyth Academy, where I spent two summers abroad teaching Grade 12 English. I coached the cross country team at De La Salle for six years, and led the yearbook and art club in my role as an art teacher. I’m a big fan of the Duke of Ed, and oversaw this program at my last school.
Biography: I’m thrilled to be a part of the University Counselling Office at UCC. Supporting students in making decisions for their futures is something I truly enjoy. I believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and there are so many exciting opportunities that await the boys at UCC once they leave here. In my spare time, I sing in a choir, produce my own art, and do wellness coaching. I love spending time outdoors, playing badminton on the weekends, and spending time with my family.