Graeme Casson

Nancy Steinhauer Staff

If you know Graeme Casson, then you know he loves Star Wars. He can be found in the main office surrounded by Yoda lamps and Star Wars paraphernalia. Graeme provides I.T. Support, and comes to us with a wealth of experience. Having worked for many years at Montcrest School, Graeme joined us in 2016. A certified Apple Technician, Graeme can … Read More

Dayana De La Cruz

Nancy Steinhauer Staff

Dayana De La Cruz

Dayana De La Cruz joined The Mabin School in 2014 as the Registrar and Executive Assistant to the Principal. A fiery Cuban, Dayana loves the variety of tasks that cross her desk — she never knows what the day will bring! Dayana is a self-starter who spends her spare time teaching English, staging homes, and raising her accomplished teenage daughter. … Read More

Andy Lavia

Nancy Steinhauer Staff

Andy Lavia is fondly known as “Coach Andy” at The Mabin School. Andy is here first thing in the morning teaching our students the fundamentals of basketball, soccer, and fitness. When school ends, he is a fixture in our after-care program and summer camp. When Andy isn’t coaching, he works in the catering industry. He is the proud father of … Read More

Nancy Hohenkerk

Nancy Steinhauer Staff

Nancy Hohenkerk has been at The Mabin School for many years, supporting generations of Mabin students in the kindergarten classroom. She has two adult boys of her own, is a native of Montreal. She speaks French fluently, loves to walk and cycle and finds every opportunity to dance. She happily participates in any opportunity to take students on fun adventures … Read More

Stephanie Levy

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Stephanie Levy, has been at Mabin since 2007. During her years at the school, she has taught Grades 2, 3, 4, and 6, allowing her to develop deep, rich knowledge of the Mabin philosophy and community. Her teaching process emphasizes Mabin’s three sustaining principles — inquiry, integration, and reflection — as well as differentiated instruction. Understanding that different students have … Read More

Sue Ball

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Sue Ball, our Grade 4 teacher, has spent most of her career at The Mabin School. Trained at the Institute of Child Study at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Sue spent several years teaching in Japan before arriving here, and brings that experience into her classroom. Sue has a passion for geography and … Read More

Chris Russell

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Over his twenty years as an educator, Christopher Russell has taught in both the public and independent school systems. He has taught and coached both co-ed and single-gender students from Grades 1-6, been a Strategic Program Leader for Inquiry, and recently completed his Master’s in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), in Toronto. While at OISE, … Read More

Stefanie Spencer

Dayana De La Cruz Staff

Stefanie Spencer has worked at a variety of schools, and arrived at The Mabin School in 2014. Stefanie is part of our Learning Strategies Team, and currently supports students and teachers in Kindergarten and Grade 1. Stefanie graduated from McGill University with her Bachelor of Education with a focus on Special Education. She has a specialist in Special Education from The University of … Read More

Johanna Shapira – Director

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Johanna Shapira is a partner at the law firm of Wood Bull LLP in Toronto, a specialty practice law firm in the area of municipal and planning law. Johanna’s practice focuses on development approvals for projects of all kinds including high density residential and commercial. Johanna holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts … Read More

Randall Brown

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Randall Brown, is thrilled to be teaching Grade 3 at The Mabin School this year. Randall has been a member of the Mabin community since 2013, most recently as the school’s Teacher Librarian. During her time in the library, Randall actively worked with students and their families to promote a lifelong love of reading. Randall enjoys using books to help … Read More