DP (MYP) French and Performing Arts Teacher
Martine is a the French and Drama teacher in the MYP and DP. She is a French-Canadian teacher from Montreal, Quebec. She graduated from Laurentian University with a BA of Education after receiving a bilingual BA in Political Science from York University, in Toronto, Canada. Martine also studied organizational Leadership at HEC Montreal, Canada.
Prior to working with ISNS, Martine taught in a French school in Toronto, Ontario for several years. She is also a former professional classical ballet dancer. She has been sharing her love of dance and performing arts as a teacher of students and professionals for the past 20 years. Martine is the cofounder of the integrated dance company Corpuscle Danse, based in Montreal, for handicapped and non-handicapped dancers. In 2018, she received the Governor General Meritorious Service Medal for her contribution to the development and promotion of integrated dance in Canada.
Martine, her husband John and their daughter Morgane are honored to be part of the ISNS team and to share the philosophy of the IB program. Creating a safe, positive and motivating environment in the classroom inspires Martine as she fosters an openminded and confident attitude.