Faculty & Staff

Our highly qualified, experienced, and passionate faculty support and nurture each child, preparing students for academic and social success.

This community of teachers models integrity, curiosity, responsibility, and creativity, as well as respect for the individual and their unique needs. Focusing on our goal of helping each child discover, develop, and thrive in the classroom and beyond, our exceptional teachers are committed to best practices of progressive and specialized teaching methods.

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Montcrest School
658 Broadview Avenue
Toronto, ON
M4K 2P1
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Tel. 416-469-2008

Attendance:
416-469-2008
ext. 5001

General Email

Administration

  • Erin Corbett, Head of School email ext. 5190
  • Jeff Borsten, Assistant Head, Student Life email ext. 5017
  • Matthew Barry, Assistant Head, Teaching & Learning email ext. 5171
  • Eugene Calvez, Director of IT email ext. 5188
  • Michael Dilworth, Director of Marketing & Communications email ext. 5018
  • Natalie Hollinshead, Director of Admissions  email ext. 5178
  • Dawn Waisberg, Director of Finance email ext. 5155
  • Gerry De Fazio , Director of Learning, Strategy & Innovation email ext. 5199
  • Lindsay Tarvit, Director of Advancement email 
  • Daniela Aptowitzer, Social Worker email ext. 5175
  • Allison Green, MSW Intern, email
  • Breanne O’Gallagher, MSW Intern, email
  • Hamza Munawar, Advancement & Communications email ext. 5196
  • Greg Reynolds, Director of Facilities email ext. 5071
  • On leave – Geneva Dalley, Advancement & Community Relations email ext. 5121
  • Elana Kerbel, Learning Support Coordinator email ext. 5154
  • Martha Mansfield, Administrative Assistant email ext. 5192
  • Andrea Mercer, Admissions Associate email ext. 5191
  • Allison Morley, Administrative Assistant email ext. 5185
  • Julia Zhou, Accounting Clerk email
  • Grant Nix, Director of Athletics  email ext. 5020
  • Lisa Swarbrick, Director of Performing Arts & Cocurriculars email ext. 5052
  • Maggie Zegas-Tepper, Assistant to the Head of School email ext. 5006
  • Krishna Sukhai, Systems Administrator email ext. 5009

Primary – JK to Grade 3

 JK & SK

  • Mara Berzins, Junior Kindergarten email ext. 5111
  • Carley Page, Junior Kindergarten email ext. 5122
  • Ajla Bilajbegovic, Senior Kindergarten email ext. 5187
  • Diane Kingstone, Senior Kindergarten email ext. 5041
  • Noushin Madani, Senior Kindergarten, email

Grade 1

  • Hannah Nitefor, Grade 1 email ext. 5105
  • Emily Woolner, Grade 1 email ext. 5055

Grade 2

  • Christine Dewhurst, Grade 2 email ext. 5128
  • Darren Mossman, Grade 2, email
  • Heather Lenehan, Grade 2 email ext. 5158
  • Stephanie Curtis, Grade 2 email ext. 5164
  • Jay Prichard, Grade 2/3 email ext. 5176

Grade 3

    • Laurie Arseneau, Grade 3 email ext. 5023
    • Devin Smith, Grade 3 email ext. 5181
    • Beth Histed, Grade 3 email ext. 5167
    • Lisa McMeans, Grade 3 email ext. 5078
    • Sharon Charbonneau, Visual Arts email ext. 5163
    • Kerry-Ann Grant, On Leave email ext. 5034
    • Michael Levinsky, Physical Education, email
    • Carol Macfarlane, Music email ext. 5093
    • Grant Nix, Physical Education, email ext. 5020
    • Chelsea O’Brien, French email ext. 5173

Early Childhood Educators

  • Donna Wilcox, Early Childhood Educator email

Associate Teachers

  • Sara Spencer, Associate Teacher  email

 

Junior – Grades 4 & 5

Grade 4

      • Chelsea Jensen, Grade 4 email ext. 5162
      • Miriam John, Grade 4 email ext. 5057
      • Sacha Neesham, Grade 4 email ext. 5085 
      • Robyn Selvam, Grade 4 email
      • Karen Tanod, Grade 4 email
      • Sharon Charbonneau, Art email ext. 5163
      • Kerry Hooton, French email ext. 5060
      • Jackie MacPherson, Reading Specialist email ext. 5059
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Grade 5

  • Silvia Pauksens, Grade 5 email ext. 5094
  • Jay Prichard, Grade 5 email ext. 5176
  • Megan Smith, Grade 5 email ext. 5127
  • Lisa Swarbrick, Grade 5 email ext. 5052
  • Sara Spencer, Grade 5, email
  • David Wichman, Grade 5 email ext. 5148
  • Carol MacFarlane, Music email ext. 5093
  • Grant Nix, Physical Education email ext. 5020
  • Gordon Trites, Drama email ext. 5150
 

Middle School – Grades 6-8

Grade 6

  • Blair Livingstone, Grade 6 email ext. 5083 
  • Nicola Daykin, Grade 6 email ext. 5080 
  • Katie Willis, Grade 6 email ext. 5086
  • Katie McDonald, Grade 6, email
  • Simone Sullivan, Grade 6, email
  • Will Schollar, Grade 6 email ext. 5201

Grade 7

  • Jennifer Vincent, Grade 7 Advisor, English & Music email ext. 5038
  • Tricia Smith, Grade 7 Advisor & English email ext. 5050
  • Ryan Coutts, Grade 7 Advisor & Social Studies email ext. 5087
  • Wendy Bain, Grade 7 Advisor & Mathematics email ext. 5025

Grade 8

  • Dan Bailey, Grade 8 Advisor, Social Studies & Science email ext. 5015 
  • Dawn Cohen, Grade 8 Advisor, Math email ext. 5033 
  • Ruthanne Corman, Grade 8 Advisor & English email ext. 5151
  • Dani Klein, Grade 8 Advisor & English email ext. 5125
  • Joey Redican, Grade 8 Advisor, Math email
  • Jennifer Bairos, Grade 8 French email ext. 5027 
  • Yvonne Boyd, Science email ext. 5056 
  • Dara Gellman, Visual Arts email ext. 5144
  • Carol Macfarlane, Music email ext. 5093
  • Grant Nix, Physical Education email ext. 5020
  • Joey Redican, Grade 7 & 8 Math email ext. 5174
  • Nick Spence, Physical Education email ext. 5177
  • Emma Stewart, Advisor & French email ext. 5126
  • Lisa Swarbrick, Drama email ext. 5052

Associate Teachers

    • Megan Steciw, Associate Teacher email

 

Learning Support

 

  • Elana Kerbel, Learning Support Coordinator email ext. 5154
  • Jay Prichard, Learning Support email ext. 5176

Learning Commons / Library

  • Sacha Neesham, Teacher Librarian email ext. 5085
  • Katie MacDonald, Technology & Maker Space Coordinator email ext. 5169
 

IT Department

  • Eugene Calvez, Director of IT email ext. 5188
  • Krishna Sukhai, Systems Administrator email ext. 5009
 

Facilities

  • Greg Reynolds, Director of Facilities email ext. 5071
  • Darcy Doone email ext. 5058
  • Shannon McEwen email ext. 5141
  • Robbie Patterson email ext. 5183
 

Aftercare – postponed due to COVID-19

  • Johanna Weinstein, Aftercare Coordinator email

 

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