Our Staff

The team behind Ideal Mini School

Staff 2020-21

A committed family of professionals

“Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself”

– Chinese Proverb

Our experienced and dedicated staff have worked hard to develop an educationally diverse and sound program for our students. Each staff member brings his/her personal strengths to our program. As a team, they act as role models, guides, and mentors for our youth. We take great pride in the strong community and “family-like” setting created here at our school.

Staff Facts

Get to know us a little more...

Here are some quick facts about our diverse group of staff members.

BC Certified Teachers
Combined years (and counting!) of teaching experience.
Different languages spoken.
Combined number (and counting) of university degrees.
Children of our own of varying ages!

Academic Staff


Sandra Hatzisavva

B.A., B.Ed

Head Teacher

English, PE

Aaron 2018

Aaron Friesan

B.Sc, B.Ed

Science, Science Fair, PE

Patty 2018

Patty Tseng

B.FA, B.Ed, M.FA

Art, Studio Art, Leadership 12, Yearbook, Career & Life Connections, Cafeteria


Emily Glass

B.A., B.Ed

French, Social Studies, First Peoples Studies 11/12


Emerson Gaglardi

B.Sc, B.Ed

Math 8/9/10, Applied Skills

Non Teaching Staff


Jeff Pratt

B.A., B.Ed

School Counselor - Office @ Churchill Secondary


Denise Clarke

B.A., B.Ed, M.Ed

Vice Principal - Office @ Churchill Secondary

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