Janet brings over 30 years of educational experience to the Board, including five years as principal of the Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School, eight years as Principal of the London Community Hebrew Day School in London, Ontario, and six years as Head Teacher at the Dalhousie University School in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Her vision as an educator is to create an educational environment that fulfills each child’s unique social, emotional, and academic needs. To achieve these goals, Janet has taken an active role in improving teaching practices by developing and conducting workshops, programs, and curriculum improvement initiatives.
Janet demonstrates a strong commitment to equity and diversity issues, with particular expertise in cultural diversity in the school setting. Through her involvement with Access Education – Guatemalan Children’s Fund, Janet continues to drive her vision of education for all children.