Kerry Roodvoets, Principal – Mondays to Fridays

Kerry Roodvoets completed her Lower Elementary Montessori training at the Michigan Montessori Teacher Education Centre in Rochester Hills, Michigan. In addition, she is a graduate of the St. Nicholas’ Training Education Centre for the Montessori Method of Education and has her certification for the Foundation Course (Preschool). She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in Business Administration.  In 1999, she was also one of two founders of the school.

Timo Bijl, Principal – Fridays

Timo holds a Bachelor of Education in Physical Education and Biology from Nipissing University. He also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education – With Distinction – from Wilfrid Laurier University, with a minor in Biology. Having taught in high schools across the province, Timo has become a Montessori convert based on his interactions with the graduates of the Muskoka Montessori School. Timo has experience in small business administration and team management; he has strong communication skills and an understanding of the needs of students and parents alike.

Judith Gottschalk, Teacher

Judith holds a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from The Open University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern European Studies from Loughborough University, UK. Judith taught English in France in 1980-81. She moved to Canada in 2005 and proudly became a Canadian citizen in 2011.

Nora Bartlett , Administrative Assistant, After School Care Provider

Nora Bartlett holds a Montessori Casa Classroom Assistant Certificate from the Montessori Teachers’ College in North York, Ontario.  She previously worked at the Spruce Glen Public School After School Care program as well at the Sabrina Park Montessori Program as a classroom assistant.


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