Sonia, MACTE

Casa Lead Teacher

With over seven years’ experience in early childhood education, Sonia is a passionate teacher who loves working with children at young age.  She held her Montessori certification from Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute and also received a diploma in Psychology of Early Childhood from Harvard University Extension School in Boston.  Sonia loves to dance and taught hip hop to preschoolers.  Her music circle is very well received by the children!

Vivian, BA

Toddler Teacher

Vivian came to us with 20+ years' experience in music education for young children.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Childhood Music Education from Xinhai Conservatory of Music in China and a Master's degree in Education from Portsmouth University.  A mom of two lovely young girls (8 years and 2 years), Vivian loves working with Toddlers and uses music throughout the day to stimulate their development.

Archana, R.ECE & MACTE

Casa Lead Teacher

A Registered ECE, Archana also hold a MACTE diploma from Toronto Montessori Institute, a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development, and a MBA degree from Birla Institute of Technology in Bahrain.  With over 10 years’ experience in teaching, Archana taught kindergarten and elementary aged children both in India and in Canada.

Ms. Archana loves Yoga and is a certified Yoga instructor and taught Stress Management techniques.

Leslie, MACTE & OCT

Toddler Lead Teacher

Mom of a ten-month-old baby boy, Leslie joined Western Heights with over 12 years’ experience teaching in Montessori, private and public schools in Canada.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from The University of Toronto, her Montessori Diploma from Toronto Montessori Institute, and her Bachelor of Education Degree from Tyndale University. Ms. Thomas loves arts and crafts, and DIY projects!

Arun, ECE

Casa Teacher

A mom of two boys, Arun has over 10 years’ experience in early childhood education.  She graduated from Modern Montessori International and also holds a diploma in speech and drama.  She is famous for her creativity in arts and crafts.  Her story time is the best with lots of role plays and movements.