Barbara Sandler is the principal at Northlea Elementary and Middle School. She holds a Masters of Educational Administration, has served as an adjunct professor at York University and holds numerous OCT specialist designations. Barbara works to foster a community of equity-minded innovators who see themselves as agents of change. Critical thinking, creativity and collaboration are launch pads for rich cross curricular learning experiences. Barbara holds strong beliefs in the capacity of all learners and the impact inclusive educational experiences can have on well-being and achievement. Barbara is proud to support the comprehensive and well-rounded range of programming and opportunities offered at Northlea and values the partnerships with the dedicated staff team, the enthusiastic student population and engaged parent community.
Ms. Waters is an experienced educator, who has worked in a number of schools, most recently as Vice-Principal at Fraser Mustard Early Learning Academy. Lynda values working collaboratively with staff, students and parents and possesses the knowledge and skills to promote student success. She is passionate about student and parent voice and works tirelessly to build relationships with all stakeholders. Lynda has strong instructional practices that are steeped in 21st -Century learning and Global Competencies.
Monica Carey is an experienced educator with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for over 15 years. Her most recent experiences include supporting several schools as a Special Education Inclusion Consultant and Consultant on the TDSB’s Autism Team. Monica has taught students in primary, junior, and in intermediate settings. She graduated with a Masters in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) in 2012 and has published papers in academic journals. Prior to her career with the board, Monica developed a day program for individuals who have dual-diagnoses in a residential program. She is currently a facilitator for Special Education Additional Qualification courses at OISE. Monica is committed to working with students, staff and families to support student learning, achievement and well-being.