Susan strives to create an environment where children feel respected, cared for, and valued. She creates a collaborative classroom community, inclusive of all students, cultures, and backgrounds. She is also a visual artist, which allows her to plan transdisciplinary learning engagements that inspire students to ‘think outside the box’. She aspires to ensure that students have a voice and a choice and that learning is authentic, meaningful, and fun. Susan has been teaching at the International School of Geneva (IB school) for the past 14 years and is thrilled to return to Canada, where she is originally from. She has extensive experience and knowledge of the PYP. She integrates the Learner Profile into learning engagements to facilitate students toward becoming resilient and ready to face the world with confidence! Susan has a Bachelor of Social work and worked in the area of community mental health before returning to school where she received a Bachelor of Education at OISE (University of Toronto), She has also obtained part one and part two of Special Education training.