Catherine is currently the Principal, Junior School at The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) in Toronto. She is a passionate educator who is committed to the pedagogical approach at BSS which is steeped in a Reggio-Inspired approach and an inquiry methodology. Catherine has always believed in modelling a commitment to ongoing growth. She strongly believes in encouraging both students and educators to put themselves in situations that challenge their thinking and develop their skills. Even after all these years, she embraces the feeling of still being a learner. She holds a Masters' of Education from York University, where she was mentored and inspired by the work of Dr. Carole Anne Wien. Catherine is delighted to be a part of the ORA board and to contribute to a larger conversation and commitment to early childhood education.