Meet the Team

Dedicated & Certified

Our team members are the heart of our organization here at JEI Learning Center. We've been lucky enough to find a great team of educators who are passionate and knowledgeable. They understand the importance of helping students become well-rounded individuals in school and outside of the school setting. It is our priority that children of all ages should feel confident in their thoughts, voices, and performances. Implementing these values is a profession and a passion for our team members. They gladly carry this message to everyone they interact with each day. 

Ms. Sophie

Center Director

Since joining JEI in 2013, my priority has always been to maintain a positive and multicultural atmosphere that has been created by the staff and the students at JEI. My team and I work collaboratively together to create the best environment for children’s lifelong learning.

Ms. Jenny

Director of Education

Graduate of the Bachelor of Science and Education program at the University of Toronto in Junior & Intermediate division with a teachable in Science. I believe that all students have the potential to succeed and hope to empower them as active and engaged learners.

Ms. Fiona

OCT & Experienced JEI Teacher since 2014

Graduate of the Early Childhood Studies program at Ryerson University and the Bachelor of Education at University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Teaching, inspiring, and caring for others has always been my passion. I truly value the diversity of my students and strive to provide a learning environment that is inclusive, respectful, and safe.

Ms. Pearlie

OCT & Lead Teacher since 2016

Graduate of the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science from York University. I strongly believe students learn best when they can apply what they have learnt in their lives; that is why I am committed to making each lesson as memorable for their own learning journey.

Ms. Judy

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2017

Graduate of the Bachelor of Music Education program at University of Toronto, minoring in Mathematics. International teaching experience in Germany and fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. I strive to build a classroom environment that evokes joy and imagination while developing problem solving skills. At JEI Richmond Hill, we strive to foster those skills in our students and enable them to succeed.

Ms. Julia

OCT & Lead Teacher

Graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Arts at York University and Bachelor of  Education from Lakehead University. It is extremely rewarding to watch each child develop socially, emotionally and physically as they grow, learn and achieve their goals. The relationships I form with each child and their family are important and meaningful. 

Mr. Marco

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Graduate of the University of Toronto with Distinction majoring in Classical Studies, Double Minor in Economics and Philosophy. I believe critical thinking skills is the key to success in the current world and I will strive to instill those skills to the students in my classroom.

Ms. Sakina

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently pursing a Honours Bachelor of Human Resource Management and Bachelor of Education at York University. I believe that every student has the potential to succeed, and I am committed to making a positive impact in every student's learning journey

Ms. Milaine

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2018

Currently studying in the Bachelor of Business Administration program at the Schulich School of Business. I believe every child learns differently, and there is no wrong way of learning. I hope to bring an open environment for children to explore the way they see the world, and the way they learn.

Ms. Dorothy

OCT & Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently studying in the Masters of Teaching Program at University of Toronto. Honours Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Education from Queen's University.  I believe in the importance of nurturing each child's individual needs to support their growth and development. 

Ms. Melika

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Graduate of the Master of Applied French at University of Sorbonne in Paris, France, My passion is studying French language, culture, history, and literature and sharing it with my students. I believe that learning a new language will open a new world for the students.

Ms. Natalie

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently studying in the Bachelor of Engineering and Architectural Science program at Ryerson University. Fluent in French, Farsi and English, I believe that developing multiple languages will help students expand their horizons. At JEI Richmond Hill, we strive to foster those skills in our students and enable them to succeed.

Ms. Amanda GP

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor in Children, Childhood, and Youth Studies at York University.  I believe that all children have the potential to succeed with the right learning environment.  That is why at JEI Richmond Hill, we strive to provide a respectful and safe environment for all our students.

Ms. Leah

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor in History, Philosophy and Political Science at University of Toronto. I believe that while we are teaching the students, the students are also teaching the teachers. Every day, we learn something new, and that is something we should cherish as education is a powerful tool that can be used to change the world. 

Ms. Maya

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor of Education at York University. Working to create an inclusive environment, where children feel safe to explore their creativity and creating their own path is what JEI is about. I strongly believe that at JEI, we can provide the quality, nurturing environment that is in the best interest of the students and their families.

Ms. Armita

Experienced JEI Teacher since 2019

Currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor in Political Science and English at University of Toronto. I believe as educators we do not just shape young minds but that we co-create irreplaceable ideas and learning together that contributes to our world for the better. What an honour it is to grow and learn together!

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