Emily Wilkins

high park gardens montessori school | french

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Where have you lived in the world?

I was born in Sudbury, ON and have lived in Sudbury, Toronto, Nantes, San Francisco, Whistler, and Vancouver.

What have you studied? How long have you been a teacher?

I studied at U of T, the Montessori Training Centre of BC, and the California Culinary Academy.  I hold a BA, a Primary Montessori Degree (AMI 3-6), and an Associate Degree in Occupational Studies (Certified Chef, Culinary Arts). I have taught for 14 years.

What languages do you speak?

I speak English and French.  

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at remembering song lyrics.  

What do you like to do when you aren’t at school?

When I am not at school, I like to be with my family, reading, and cooking.  

What is something not everyone knows about you?

If you knew me really well, you would know that I always wanted to be a back up singer.  

What are some of your most favourite things?

My cat: maybe the world’s fattest tabby cat, she’s almost 25 lbs.