Deeper Thinking | Confident | World Ready
Sandi brings a strong background in educational leadership to her role as Head of School. Prior to joining Richland in 2018, she had 10 years of experience as a Principal for two other private schools and had owned and operated her own learning centre in York Region. Sandi understands the uniqueness of a private school environment and the value it offers children and their families. She began her education career teaching in an IB World School and later returned to the IB education system as a Principal. She has developed expertise in inquiry-based learning and knows the tremendous opportunities an IB education provides children. Sandi has a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, with a major in Psychology and a Post Graduate degree in Education from the University of Wollongong, Australia. Sandi has taught both internationally and locally as a kindergarten teacher, primary teacher and Head of Special Education. She is passionate about inclusive and innovative education models that help every child become confident learners and thinkers. Sandi is a published author of four sight words and phonetic workbooks for parents and teachers, and has consulted in the publication of school-wide curriculum documents for two schools. Sandi is an attentive listener, communicator and is always ready to support others. She has a compassionate heart and knows that every child has the potential for great success.