Elementary Staff

Lower Elementary

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Jackie Farley, Lead Co-Teacher

Jackie is a graduate of The Montessori Teachers College and has her certification for the Lower Elementary program. In addition, she has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Western Ontario as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Guelph.

Sara Berry, Co-Teacher

Sara Berry holds a Casa Directress Teachers Diploma from the Foundation of Montessori
Education in Toronto. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University. Sara has experience as a Casa directress in Calgary and Ottawa. She also has three years of experience as a Lower Elementary teaching assistant at the Muskoka Montessori school.

Christina Clayton, Assistant – Fridays

Christina Clayton holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Education in the primary/junior division From Western University and an Infant/Toddler Montessori Diploma from Montessori Teachers College. She has worked as a supply teacher in the Trillium District School Board and most recently taught at the Muskoka Family Focus Montessori program at Sabrina Park.

Upper Elementary

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Julie Freeborn, Teacher

Julie holds Elementary and Primary Teaching Diplomas from the Toronto Montessori  Institute. She also holds a Masters Degree in Education Administration from the University of Toronto as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Combined Anthropology and Women’s Studies from McMaster University. Julie spent 5 years teaching in a Montessori   environment in Beijing, China.

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Gerri Mar, Classroom Assistant

Gerri has her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Victoria and the University of Waterloo combined.  She has over 30 years of teaching experience in Ontario schools.

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