Our Senior Team
We know David for his love of sharing stories, believing that they show the best of ourselves. David is also known for having stoically built his character on an absurd yet blindly passionate support of the two worst soccer teams in the world – Hearts and Scotland.
We know Stuart as the thoughtful and caring steward of TMS’ financial resources. He is someone who can say “no” with a smile. He spends a lot of time in a canoe at the cottage and enjoys the occasional giant carrot.
We know Kirsten as a reflective collaborator who inspires others to act with confidence. She is an innovative thinker whose insightful nature draws people to her. And she always embraces heels over flats.
Dina De Cotiis
We know Dina for her tenacity and love of laughter. She has great skills as a writer and regularly shares many Toddler stories with the TMS community. She is also known for her love of amazing jewelry.
We know Carolyn for her strong sense of order. She is a magnet for our Children’s House students and is always willing to listen and support with a ready smile and infectious laugh. Carolyn is a scrapbooker extraordinaire.
We know Donna for her extensive understanding of Montessori pedagogy. She inspires others with her commitment to excellence and is a collaborator, mentor and friend to all. She is also well-known at the malls in the area.
We know Sheila as a staunch advocate for the value of genuine and open communication. She is known for her receptive and ready interactions with everyone in the TMS community. Recently, she reached a personal goal by walking to the top of the Huyanu Picchu in Peru.
We know Josephine as an advocate for student well being. She creates programs that provide authentic opportunities for growth. Josephine loves the outdoors and believes that everyone should explore Canadian National Parks.
We know Blaine as someone who brings people together and gets things done. Whether organizing a school play or camp, Blaine always has a solution and keeps his cool. Blaine loves cooking and food – especially an East Coast lobster roll.
We know Ann for helping others through her multi-tasking, organization and penchant for creative solutions. She captures school memories through her photography and is a source of snacks thanks to her drawer full of candy.
We know Silvana for her passion for meeting new people and building strong relationships. She is the institutional memory of TMS who reminds us all of the school’s history. She is also a cool and savvy grandmother.
We know Sharron as an enthusiastic team player who always steps up to help. She is a great source of information for new and current parents. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family at the cottage. And she has great shoes.
We know Rakesh as a builder of great connections with TMS parents and alumni. He is optimistic and calm when things are happening simultaneously. He also has a reputation for his sense of humour and office pranks, especially on April 1st.
We know Jessica for her dynamic attitude toward learning. As a visual arts teacher, she engages students so they become creative and critical world thinkers. We also know that Jessica has big ideas even though she isn’t very big herself.
We know Theresa as an advocate for TMS’ IB program that develops Renaissance individuals. She loves working with her ambitious and vibrant students. She is also an amazing storyteller, who can turn a dull topic into a riveting narrative.
We know Ashley as an advocate for health and wellness. She encourages all students to strive for personal growth through sport and fitness. Ashley’s belief that the Toronto Maple Leafs can win the Cup is evidence of her sense of optimism.
We know Dave as a kind, dedicated gym teacher and coach. His students say he always has time to explain things and build their confidence. He also has a knack for coming up with funny nicknames for them.
We Know Jennie for her thirst for new ideas. She is superb at collaborating with teacher and administrators to create TMS' Extended Care Program. Jennie embraces lifelong learning and has an awesome sense of style.