Taddle creek montessori school | lower elementary
Where have you lived in the world?
I was born in Italy and have lived in Sault Ste. Marie, London, and Caledon.
What have you studied? How long have you been a teacher?
I studied at University of Western Ontario and completed a BA in Psychology. I completed my AMS Elementary l & ll Credential at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education in New York. I also have a diploma in TESL. I have taught for 22 years.
What languages do you speak?
I speak English and Italian.
What is something you are really good at?
I am really good at all things Italian, cooking, directing youth theatre, canoeing, and listening.
What do you like to do when you aren’t at school?
When I am not at school, I like fitness, yoga, and teaching ESL classes to new Canadians.
What is something not everyone knows about you?
If you knew me really well, you would know that I love my work!
I'm a huge Toronto Maple Leafs & Blue Jays fan. I love music (especially The Beatles, Sade, Amy Winehouse). I am a voracious reader especially historical fiction. I love to travel. I love my coffee. I'm a good listener and a good friend. I laugh - a lot!
What are some of your most favourite things?
Favorite book: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee,
Favorite movie: "Moonstruck".
Favourite destination: Italy (visited 8 times)
Favorite saying: "If it's not going to matter in 5 years , don't spend more than 5 minutes worrying about it."