Head of School
Number of years in education: 25
Number of years at KCS: 20
Head of School since 2007
Please describe something unique about your educational background or career-related experience.
I hold a masters in War Studies from King's College, University of London (England). Currently I am a member of the Board of Directors for CIS Ontario and the Chair of the CIS Head's Network.
What subjects do you currently teach?
Communications, Operations, Finance, Technology, Facilities, Advancement, Mental Health, Academics, Admissions, Main Office.
I used to teach History, LA, Geography (grades 7/8) and I was a grade 8 homeform teacher.
I love teaching because...
I love to see the growth of an individual over time.
What are you most passionate about professionally and personally?
Equipping staff and students with an understanding of the importance of mental health on an individual's life.
Which of the Habits of Mind, Body, and Action do you most align with and why?
Respect, Manners, Try Your Best - just by following these three rules, I believe you can have a great life in which others will want to be around Listen to understand - because listening is different than hearing
What is your favourite quote?
"Never, never quit" - Winston Churchill
What do you like to do in your spare time when you are not teaching?
In my spare time, I like to read and go for long, brisk walks, and regular occasions to enjoy family and friends.