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.

100%
BC Certified Teachers
125+
Combined years (and counting!) of teaching experience.
7
Different languages spoken.
17
Combined number (and counting) of university degrees.
10
Children of our own of varying ages!

Academic Staff

Sandra

Sandra Hatzisavva

B.A., B.Ed

Head Teacher

English, PE

Ernie 2018

Ernie Pao

B.Sc, B.EdS, MET

Math, Physics, Educational Technology

Aaron 2018

Aaron Friesan

B.Sc, B.Ed

Science, Science Fair, Chemistry, Biology, PE

Patty 2018

Patty Tseng

B.FA, B.Ed, M.FA

Art, Studio Art, Applied Skills 8, Leadership 12, Photography/Yearbook, Career & Life Connections, Cafeteria

Janna

Janna Speed

B.A., B.Ed

French

male

Mike Waugh

B.A., B.Ed

Social Studies 8, 10, Sr Inquiry Socials Studies

male

Tim Sowerby

TBA

Social Studies 9, PE 9, CLE

female

Miranda Van Camp

TBA

Drama

Non Teaching Staff

Lu 2018

Lu Mooney

Head Secretary

male

Jeff Pratt

B.A., B.Ed

School Counselor - Office @ Churchill Secondary

David Nicks

David Nicks

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

Vice Principal - Office @ Churchill Secondary

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