Elementary Staff

Lower Elementary

Jackie Farley, 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.

Shelley Cowan, Classroom Teaching Assistant

Shelley is a graduate of The Montessori Teachers College and has her certification for the Early Childhood, Casa Program. In addition, she holds certificates in Montessori for Dementia. Shelley began her professional career as a graduate in the Dental field from Canadore College and Western University. Shelley has spent the past several years tutoring students with learning differences

Upper Elementary

Cindy Bagshaw, Teacher

Cindy holds an AMI diploma for Casa (pre-school) from Navadisha Montessori Foundation in Chennai, India.  She completed her Montessori Elementary II training at the Seacoast Center for Education, New Hampshire, USA.  Cindy also has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Primary Education from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

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