Kevin Vando

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Kevin Vando is excited to join the Mabin community and contribute to the wonderful learning taking place here. Kevin is a recent graduate of the B.Ed. program from Tyndale University. Prior to that, he completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Political Science at the University of Toronto. Kevin is passionate about issues of equity, and breaking down barriers … Read More

Gina Brintnell

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Gina Brintnell joins us as an Associate Teacher. Gina has been a guest teacher at The Mabin School in the past, and has a Master of Arts in Child Study and Education from OISE/UT, as well as a Master of the Arts in Theatre Theory from The Centre for Drama, Theory & Performance at the University of Toronto. Gina has been … Read More

Fatima Hassanali

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Fatima Hassanali is an experienced teacher joining our Grade 2/3 team. Fatima is a dedicated and resourceful educator with excellent skills in curriculum development, classroom management, and conflict resolution. Fatima has taught a variety of elementary grades in New Jersey, and she is excited to join The Mabin School.

Rachel Mathews

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Rachel is our Vice-Principal of Finance and Operations. She comes to us from the Lycée Français de Toronto where she spent 12 years in a number of roles, including Director of Finance and Administration. Rachel is a Certified Public Accountant with a Masters in Financial Management from the University of Bombay. She also has a Diploma in Computer Application and Programming. Before working at … Read More

Aki Inui

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Aki has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan, as well as business and accounting credentials from George Brown College. Aki comes to us from Lycée Français de Toronto.

Bruce Thomas

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Bruce arrives at Mabin from the snowy mountains of Revelstoke, BC. He has taught ESL, music, art, and media technology of various forms in Montreal, Costa Rica and Los Angeles. He studied Philosophy at Concordia University and received his Bachelor of Education at Tyndale College in Toronto. He is an avid canoeist, hiker, backcountry skier, and cyclist. Bruce has worked … Read More

Jennifer Senior

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Jenny brings to The Mabin School  seventeen years’ experience teaching at all elementary-intermediate levels, including two years’ experience teaching full time outdoor education. She has a Master of Education Literacy (focus on performing arts), an Honours Specialist in Physical and Health Education, and is trained in the Lindemood-Bell method of reading instruction. Jenny has extensive experience in performance and teaching theatre … Read More

Rhamiya Thirunavukkarasu

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Rhamiya is excited to teach math and physical education to students in Grade 1 this fall! She instantly fell in love with The Mabin School after learning about the school’s mission to create the next generation of original thinkers, adaptive leaders, and caring citizens. Rhamiya has a genuine interest in nurturing students’ academic development through culturally responsive education. She strives … Read More

Laura Muntean

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Laura is excited to join The Mabin School as Associate Teacher for Grades 2-3. She holds an Honors BA in Psychology from York University and an MA in Child Study and Education from OISE. Laura always seeks challenges that she’s passionate about, whether that’s being part of addressing inequity in education for Indigenous students as a teacher in the remote, … Read More

Dilek Ali

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Dilek is excited to be joining the Grade 1 teaching team at The Mabin School this fall. Becoming a teacher has taken Dilek on many different paths both at home in Toronto and internationally. She earned her teaching qualifications while studying in London, England, and has even taught in her ancestral country, Cyprus. In recent years, Dilek has been learning … Read More