Staff

Timotic Gordana - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography at the University of Mathematics and Natural Science in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Early Childhood Educator Certification from the Burnaby College
  • Montessori Teacher Certification from the North American Montessori Centre
  • Geographic Information Science courses at the British Columbia Institute of Technology
Experiences
  • 1999 to Present: Montessori and Early Childhood Education teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • 1998 to 1999: Geographic Information Science technician
  • 1987 to 1994: Elementary School Teacher overseas
Dorina Sauciuc - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Montessori teacher Certification from the Montessori Training Centre of British Columbia (AMI)
  • First and Second Degree in education at the Pedagogical School in Romania
Experiences
  • 2005 to Present: Montessori and Early Childhood Education teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • 1998 to 2004: Early Childhood Educator in Coquitlam B.C
  • 1981 to 1997: Early Childhood Educator overseas
Wenyu Fan - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Early Childhood Educator Certification from the Vancouver Career College
  • Process Art and Design Diploma from Yunnan Arts University
  • Montessori Teacher Certification from the North American Montessori Centre
Experiences
  • July 2010 to Present: Early Childhood Educator at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • 1993 to 1998: Advertisement and Poster Designer overseas
Gabi Baicus - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Montessori Diploma from the Century College
  • Early Childhood Education Certification from the Century College
  • Technical Architecture College overseas
Experiences
  • 2000 to present: Montessori and Preschool teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • 1990 to 2000: Teaching technical drafting and architecture overseas
Josephine Lam - Manager of Pitt Meadows Facility / Teacher
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts, Degree in Psychology at the University of British Columbia
  • Ministry of Education BC, Independent School Teaching Certificate - Montessori Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood Educator Certification with Honours, from the Vancouver Career College
  • Montessori Teacher Certification from the North American Montessori Centre
  • Infant/ Toddler Educator Certification with Honours, from the Vancouver Career College
Experiences
  • February 2016 to present: Infant/ Toddler Teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori Academy
  • May 2010 to January 2015: Early Childhood Educator and Montessori teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • July 2009 to March 2010: Early Childhood Education Assistant at Canyon Springs Montessori School
Rie Gasparic - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Early Childhood Educator Certification from the Sprott Shaw College
  • Degree Child Education of Domestic Science from NAKAMURA-GAKUEN University, Japan
  • Montessori Teacher Certification from the North American Montessori Centre
Experiences
  • December 2014 to Present: Montessori teacher & Early Childhood Educator at Canyon Springs Montessori School
  • 2012 to 2014: Children’s World Daycare in Vancouver
Lorraine Ang - Teacher
Qualifications
  • 2014-Early Childhood Educator Assistant Certificate from Vancouver Career College
  • 2010-Childcare Responsible Adult Course
  • 2008-Sanitation Program for Food Handlers
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR
  • 1977-Diploma in High Accounting, Singapore
Experiences
  • 2014 to Present: Educator Assistant for Preschool and Out of School Care Teacher at Canyon Springs Montessori
  • 2014 to 2015: Out of School Care Teacher at BC Christian Academy
  • 2014: Educator Assistant for Infant/Toddler and Preschool at SFU Childcare Society
  • 2014: Educator Assistant for Junior and Senior toddlers and Preschool at Westwood Montessori
Mojgan Ourmazdi - Assistant Manager at Pitt Meadows Facility/ Teacher
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in teaching at Azad University
  • Early Childhood Educator Certificate From Ridge Meadows College
Experiences
  • 2016 to Present: Full time ECE at Canyon Springs Montessori Academy
  • 2014 to 2016: Supervisor at the Learning Circle Childcare Centre
  • 2012 to 2014: Owner and Operator of Happy Kidz Daycare
  • 2005 to 2012: ECE at Learn and Play Preschool
Catherine Lam - Assistant Manager at Pitt Meadows Facility/ Teacher
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology at Kwantlan Polytechnic University
  • Early Childhood Assistant Certificate from Vancouver Community College
Experiences
  • 2016 to present: Early Childhood Education Assistant at Canyon Springs Montessori Academy
  • 2010 to 2016: Freelance Web programmer
  • 2006 to 2010: Web programmer
Tammy Striha - Teacher
Qualifications
  • Infant/ Toddler Educator Certificate from Douglas College
  • Early Childhood Education Certification from Douglas College
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR/ AED Level B
  • Foodsafe Certification Level 1
Experiences
  • ECE at Canyon Springs Montessori Academy from Jan 2017-present
  • Team Lead at Discovery Playhouse Children's Society from Jan 2003-2016
  • Supervisor daycare (3-5 year-olds/ Kindergarten) at Discover Playhouse Children's Society
  • Supervisor Extended day preschool at Discovery Playhouse Children's Society
  • IT/ECE at Sunshine Enrichment Centre from 1991-1992
  • ECE at Circles, Squares and Bears from 1988-1991
  • IT/ECE at St. Anne Daycare from 1985-1988

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