School Supervisor and Head Directress
Ms. Shona, the head directress of First Journey Montessori was trained and certified by the North American Montessori Centre (NAMC). Ms. Shona was born, raised and educated in England. Her previous experience includes working as a support assistant for both a high school and primary school while in England. She holds a certified diploma in special needs and multi-sensory techniques, including experience working with dyslexic children. Since 1999 she has worked in the capacity of Toddler Directress, setting up and running Montessori classrooms in the Ottawa area. Her skills and dedication to the principles of the Montessori Method have gained her a highly respected reputation with Ottawa parents who have experienced her patient and loving approach with young children.
Ms. Shona also holds her Montessori NAMC certificate for Casa, ages 3-6, as well as experience working in the capacity of vice-principal. She has thirteen years of experience teaching the Montessori Method, and is thrilled to have the opportunity to further expand her teaching experience by leading the programs at First Journey Montessori.