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

  • Patti MacDonald, Head of School email ext. 5190
  • Matthew Barry, Head, Education Program email ext. 5171
  • Eugene Calvez, Director of IT email ext. 5188
  • Michael Dilworth, Director of Marketing & Communications email ext. 5018
  • Natalie Hollinshead, Head, Community Relations email ext. 5178
  • Lisa McMeans, Director of Student Success email ext. 5078
  • Dawn Marshall, Head, Finance & School Operations email ext. 5155
  • Gerry De Fazio, Head, Strategy & Innovation email ext. 5199
  • Daniela Aptowitzer, Social Worker email ext. 5175
  • Hamza Munawar, Sr. Communications Specialist email ext. 5196
  • Sanjevan Vasanthakumar, IT Support Specialist email
  • Greg Reynolds, Director of Facilities email ext. 5071
  • Emma Stewart, Director of Wellness & School Life email ext. 5126
  • Geneva Dalley, MPA Liaison, Advancement & Community Relations email ext. 5121
  • Martha Mansfield, Administrative Assistant email ext. 5192
  • Andrea Mercer, Director of Enrolment Management email ext. 5191
  • Allison Morley, Coverage Coordinator / Administrative Assistant email ext. 5185
  • Julia Zhou, Accounting Clerk email
  • Grant Nix, Director of Athletics  email ext. 5020
  • Maggie Zegas-Tepper, Assistant to the Head of School email ext. 5006
  • Ajla Bilajbegovic, Enrolment Management Coordinator & Co-curricular Coordinator email ext. 5187

Primary – JK to Grade 3

JK & SK

  • Carley Page, Junior Kindergarten email ext. 5122
  • Angela WellsJunior Kindergarten Teacher  email
  • Kristie Cairns, Grade 2, email
  • Diane Kingstone, Senior Kindergarten email ext. 5041

Grade 1

  • Zane Mersky, Grade 1 email
  • Emily Woolner, Grade 1 email ext. 5055

Grade 2

  • Michele Du Maresq, Grade 2 email
  • Krista Cobham, Grade 2 email

Grade 3

    • Laurie Arseneau, Grade 3 email ext. 5023
    • Beth Histed, Grade 3 email ext. 5167
    • Miriam John, Grade 3/4 email ext. 5057

     

    Specialty Teachers

    • Chelsea O’Brien, Primary French email ext. 5173
    • Kerry-Ann Grant, Primary Physical Education email ext. 5034
    • Agnieszka Chalas, JK-5 Art email
    • Sharon Charbonneau, Primary/Junior Arts email ext. 5163 – Parental Leave
    • Carol Macfarlane, Primary/Junior Music email ext. 5093
    • Grant Nix, Primary/Junior Physical Education, Director of Athletics email ext. 5020
    • Gordon Trites, Drama email

     

    Junior – Grades 4 & 5

    Grade 4

    • Robyn Selvam, Grade 4 email
    • Angela Calidonna, Grade 4 email
    • Miriam John, Grade 3/4 email ext. 5057
    • Christine Dewhurst, Grade 4 email – on leave

    Grade 5

    • Karen Tanod, Grade 5 email
    • Haley Padayachee, Grade 5 email
    • Megan Smith, Grade 5 email ext. 5127 – Parental Leave
    • David Wichman, Grade 5 email ext. 5148

       

        Specialty Teachers

        • Kerry Hooton, Junior French email ext. 5060

        • Sharon Charbonneau, Primary/Junior Arts email ext. 5163 – Parental Leave
        • Carol Macfarlane, Primary/Junior Music email ext. 5093
        • Michael Luchka, Grade 5-8 Drama
        • Grant Nix, Primary/Junior Physical Education, Director of Athletics email ext. 5020
        • Gordon Trites, Drama email

         

        Middle School – Grades 6-8

        Grade 6

        • Nicola Daykin, Grade 6 email ext. 5080 
        • Katie Willis, Grade 6 email ext. 5086
        • Chelsea Jensen, Grade 6 email ext. 5162
        • Blair Livingstone, Grade 6 email – on leave

        Grade 7

        • Jennifer Vincent, Grade 7 & Middle School Music email ext. 5038
        • Tricia Smith, Grade 7 & English email ext. 5050
        • Ryan Coutts, Grade 7, Geography & History email ext. 5087

        Grade 8

        • Dan Bailey, Grade 8, History & Science email ext. 5015 
        • Dawn Cohen, Grade 8 Advisor, Math email ext. 5033 
        • Dani Klein, Grade 8, English & Transition Coordinator email ext. 5125
        • Joey Redican, Grade 8 & Mathematics email

        Specialty Teachers

          • Mufridah Nolan, Grade 7 English & Learning Support email
          • Wendy Bain, Middle School Mathematics email ext. 5025
          • Dara Gellman, Middle School Art email ext. 5144
          • Maliaka Longmore, Small Class Grade 7 & 8 English email
          • Nick Spence, Middle School Physical Education email ext. 5177
          • Jennifer Bairos, Middle School French email ext. 5027 
          • Michaela Prendergrast, Middle School French email
          • Yvonne Boyd, Middle School Science email ext. 5056 
          • Dawn Cohen, Middle School Mathematics & Student Leadership email
          • Gordon Trites, Drama email
          • Michael Luchka, Grade 5-8 Drama email

         

        Learning Support

         

         

        • For inquiries regarding learning support, please contact: Lisa McMeans, Director of Student Success email ext. 5078
        • Stephanie Curtis, Primary Learning Support email ext. 5164
        • Jackie MacPherson,  Primary/Junior Learning Support email ext. 5059 
        • Jay Prichard, Junior Learning Support email ext. 5176
        • Maggie McAdorey, Grade 5 & 6 Learning Support email  
        • Mara Berzins, Grade 5 & 6 Learning Support email ext. 5111 – on leave

        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
        • Sanjevan Vasanthakumar, IT Support Specialist email
         

        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

         

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