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Meet the Team at PTC

We are thrilled to be announcing the first members of the team at Pembina Trails Collegiate. As a cohesive and collaborative team, we will support every child on their individualized and innovative pathway at Pembina Trails Collegiate.

Jacqui Kroeker, Principal

I am so humbled to be travelling this journey with you. I am passionate about making every member of our community feel like they belong at PTC and achieve their own level of mastery. I strive to model my values of kindness, humility, and courage on a daily basis. I love my family dearly and that includes my two furry members and family afar.

Linda Eden, Vice Principal


 
David Gamble, Vice-Principal
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Hello! I'm David Gamble, your Vice Principal. I'm honoured to be part of the PTC community and bring my passion for shared leadership, collaboration, and empathy. With a teaching and educational consulting background, I've worked extensively within Pembina Trails, focusing on Technology Education, STEM, and curriculum development. I'm dedicated to fostering trust, inclusivity, and a sense of belonging, incorporating diverse perspectives, including those from Indigenous and newcomer communities. I'm excited to support our students and staff, enhancing education through sustainable development, project-based learning, and individualized support. I look forward to contributing to our school's continued success and growth.

Subheen Suboor, Admin Secretary

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Hi everyone! My name is Subheen Suboor, and I am a member of the PTC office team! I am so excited to be working at the newest school in our division, overseeing all inquiries that either you or your child may have for us! I have been with the division for 13 years and after working as a school office administrator for the past 10 years I am confident in the transition for all students to PTC in the upcoming school year. As a mother of three children and a member of the Waverley West community, I am very excited to see some familiar faces and to get to know new people within our school community! Remember, here at the PTC we help your children create innovative pathways! 

Sandra Ross-Hitch, Assistant Admin Secretary
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Hello, it’s me Mrs. Sandra Ross-Hitch.  I am delighted, thrilled, grateful, and humbled to work at the newest school in the division. I love being a team player and will support our team, parents, and community in any way possible. I shall bring my welcoming and positive energy to the office. Walking is one of my passions and the 15-minute walk to the school from my house is refreshing.


Angela Schellenberg, Secretary

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Hi everyone, my name is Angela Schellenberg and I am so excited to be part of the office team at PTC! 
 I love spending time with my family, friends, and two dachshunds Dax & Pinto. If you can’t find me, I’m probably in the kitchen baking up a storm or curled up on the couch reading a new book.  
 I am looking forward supporting the staff, students and families at PTC – Go Trailhawks! 





John Morganti, 
Head Custodian
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We welcome John as our head custodian. He has a wealth of experience working in a number of Pembina Trails schools. We are in good hands!

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Cheryl McCombe
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I love teaching! Anything to do with students and their learning is a passion for me. I have worked in Pembina Trails for 30+ years from K-12. I am thrilled to be part of PTC’s school community, and excited to share my experience, enthusiasm, and knowledge. I look forward to offering student activities outside of the classroom setting such as sports teams, clubs, and special events that promote well-being and provide students with a well-rounded high school experience.

Jaret Ditter
Physical Education Teacher

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Hi – I’m Jaret Ditter some say Mr. D, from Regina - Roughrider fan 4 LIFE - Habs Fan PE teacher, coach, father, husband, coach of many sports, passion for the beautiful game soccer…..lifelong learner and lover of all sports. Excited to teach all of you.

#MrD #CallMeAdidas #MakeGoodChoices

Kristin Shiach
Physical Education Teacher

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Hello PTC Community! My name is Kristin Shiach. I am so excited to be a part of Pembina Trails Collegiate! I am a physical and health education teacher, yoga instructor and coach. I have been teaching Physical Education for the past 15 years in Pembina Trails School Division. I am very excited to be a part of a great team that will build an amazing Physical Education and Extra-Curricular Sports Program. I am very passionate about health, wellness and mindfulness and look forward to sharing my experience with you!
Geoff Brewster
Physical Education Teacher
1716472636532.pngI’m humbled to be joining such an amazing team and school for the 28th year of my teaching journey. As a PHE teacher, my goal is to create positive movement experiences where students can explore lifelong physical activity opportunities. When not teaching you’ll find me on a bike. Go Trailhawks!
Rod McLeod
Physical Education Teacher
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Hello Pembina Trails Collegiate! I'm thrilled to join the Trailhawks family as a Physical Education teacher. I bring a decade of teaching experience to my first high school role. I'm passionate about sports and movement. Ready to coach volleyball and basketball, and eager to energize our school's physical activities, from intramurals to weight training. Outside school, I stay active with curling in the winter and golf and baseball when the sun shines. I also have a love for exploring new destinations. Let's soar to new heights, Trailhawks!

Cynthia Weevers, 
Band Specialist
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I am honoured to be teaching our incredible band students at PTC, where music is a place for everyone! I have taught band in the division for many years, and I have a degree in performance, education, and a Master’s in music/ conducting. My husband and I have three boys who keep us laughing, and I grew up in South Winnipeg. I have two cats, two pups, and I love yoga and camping! I always hope to bring great musical experiences to our PTC students and community!!
Dawn Knight
Art Specialist
1684684769594.pngHello Folks! My name is Dawn Knight and I am an Art Specialist and interdisciplinary visual artist with 23 years of teaching experience in our school division. I am incredibly humbled to be a part of the PTC Team. I am passionate about learning, mental wellness and nature, and when I am not at school you'll find me reading or creating (art, music, theatre, crafts, writing) or hanging out with my dog, Stella. Let's build a collaborative art community at PTC where we can expand our creativity and learn about each other! I am excited to see the amazing, meaningful art you will develop!
Rob Chrol

Band Specialist

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Hi! I’m Rob Chrol and I am so grateful to be part of the PTC team learning about life through band and jazz. I have taught music in schools since 2009, I perform as a jazz saxophonist, I love learning about psychology & the human experience, and I get very excited about health, whole-person development, and competitive beach volleyball.

Maclane Cardinal 
Expressive Arts
Treaties & Treaty Relations-First Nations - Drama-Theater Arts
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Hello! My name is Maclane Cardinal and I am so excited to be at PTC teaching Drama, Theatre Production, and the Indigenous Studies courses. I have a master’s degree in education, with a focus in decolonization and reconciliation, as well as a degree in Theatre Arts. I love travelling to new destinations, being with my dog named Sheila, reading, and eating fancy foods. I can’t wait to meet you!
Adriane Kumka
Choir and Languages
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Hello! My name is Adriane Kumka. I am excited to be joining/returning to PTC from my mat leave! I have a degree in choral conducting and have had the pleasure to direct both school choirs and community choirs during my career. I enjoy learning new languages, and in addition to choir, I will also be teaching Spanish and French. Looking forward to working with you all!
Carey Buss
Languages - Law
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Salut les amis, je m’appelle M. Buss. This will be my 5th year teaching French, and I am looking forward to the opportunity to expand my horizons in teaching some new courses in addition to French. I enjoy being outdoors as often as I can, gardening, camping, canoeing and the like. I thoroughly enjoy helping others learn about languages and the outdoors. I am grateful for the opportunity to do so at PTC beginning this fall. 
Janet Walker
Student Support Services - Resource
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Hi, I'm Janet Walker. It is with gratitude and excitement that I join the PTC team.  Belonging, inclusion, and relationships are core values embedded in my teaching practice. In my spare time, I can be found cheering at the rink, walking our rescue dog, or baking up a storm.

Ashley Schmidt
Student Support Services - Resource

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Hi! I’m Ashley Schmidt and I am excited to be a part of the PTC student service team! I’m looking forward to meeting each of you as we build the Pembina Trails Collegiate community together. Outside of school you’ll find me at the rink or dance studio, doing yardwork, or reading novels. I love all types of music and am always up for a road trip. See you soon!

Patrick Dunlop
Student Support Services - Resource
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Hello PTC! My name is Patrick Dunlop. I’m absolutely thrilled to join the PTC community as part of the student services team!! I have been a resource teacher and counsellor for many years now, with tons of experience in middle years and high school. I look forward to getting to know everyone and sharing my love of learning, curling, badminton, and my corgi Charlie!


Ellie P
Student Support Services-Guidance 
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I am so excited to join Team PTC! I have been teaching for 18 years and look forward to starting this new adventure together!  A little bit about myself - I love to travel, run, and bake! See you in September!

Barbara Bourassa
Student Support Services-Guidance
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My name is Barb Bourassa and I am so excited to be joining the PTC family as a member of the student services team! I’ve been a teacher at FRC for the past 14 years. I am passionate about equity, mental wellness, and social justice. I love reading, travelling, and dogs. 
Jenn Beauchamp
Student Support Services - Language Support
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Hi everyone! I feel very lucky and excited to be supporting EAL students at PTC! I strive to create an environment that values diversity and respect.  I love to spend time with my family at the curling or hockey rink in the winter, and in my garden in the summer! Looking forward to meeting you all in September! 
Tania Hanslip,
Student Support Services- Guidance
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“I am absolutely trilled to be joining the Student Support Services team as a Guidance Counsellor. My first year at PTC has been life changing and I am looking forward to the next chapter. I am a proud Métis woman and I love being involved with my culture. In my spare time I like to bead, crochet, and spend time with my fiancee and our two dogs.”

 
Lana Francis,
Student Support Services - PTEC, 
Internships and Mentorships
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Hi! I’m Lana Francis and am part of the student support team at PTC! I work with PTEC students at PTC and MITT, mentorship for PTEC, and MITT high school students. I love spending time with family and friends, gardening, being active and listening to music. Looking forward to being inspired by the students at PTC and working with our fantastic staff again!

 

Renee Delaurier
Student Support Services - Resource - Language Support
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Hi there. My name is Renée Delaurier and I am stoked to be joining the Student Services Team at PTC! I have been teaching for over 25 years, including EAL in Taiwan and Egypt early in my career, and I am a strong believer in life-long learning. I am passionate about supporting students and creating an inclusive, caring environment. When I am not at school, you will find me as one of the lead singers and guitarists in a band with my husband, doing yoga, cooking, gardening, enjoying the outdoors, or just hanging out with my 2 girls and cats. I'm looking forward to this new adventure. Let's do this PTC! 

Sabrina Longobardi
Student Support Services - Guidance
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Hello! My name is Sabrina Longobardi and am excited to be part of the PTC team! I have 16 years of high school teaching experience and two years of student services in middle school. I enjoy teaching and mentoring students as well as working closely with my colleagues to build a strong school community! I hope to bring my passions - food, music, and health into all that I do at PTC to help foster resilience and happiness in our students and staff. I love to travel, meet new people and spend time with family and friends and our little dog Cleo. 

Bryce Edie
Student Support Services - Flexible Learning
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Hi everyone! I am tremendously excited to begin a new chapter at PTC. I’m a passionate teacher of seven years who enjoys sports, spending time with family, reading, and getting back to my hometown of Kenora, Ontario. I am looking forward to meeting all staff and students!

Amber Clemens
Student Support Services - Flexible Learning
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I am so excited to be back teaching in high school. I taught high school for 19 years and then decided to learn all about the elementary system in Pembina Trails.  So, I taught 2 years in FI at k-4 and k-6 school. I believe in whole child learning and that everyone has the potential to succeed whenever possible.

 

Sanober Sultana, Library Technician

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I am Sanober Sultana, casual Library Technician 1 in the PTC Library and substitute Educational Assistant. I have more than 7 years of experience working in various school library systems. I am currently doing an online Educational Assistant certificate course from Red River College. I feel privileged to have this opportunity to work with the community of PTC. I have been passionate about serving and helping kids in their learning development, promoting reading habits in students and enabling them to be conversant individuals in society. I am a multitasking person with lots of skills such as social working in the community, and organizing community parties and picnics, excellent cook, and a well-organized host, running a small business of clothing and jewelry for different cultural occasions. I love reading, cooking, and travelling. I believe in lifelong learning, as the learning cycle has no boundaries. I hope It would be a great prospect to work with PTC along with a chance to learn and grow in an educational environment. 

Sandy Welbergen, 
Teacher Librarian, Language Support 

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Hi! I am Sandy Welbergen, and I am excited to help create a vibrant and diverse Library Learning Commons at Pembina Trails Collegiate! I enjoy exploring creative ways to bring curriculum to life and connecting students with incredible print, digital and human resources! 
Caroline Lange
Library Technician
1685054220468.pngI’m excited to be part of PTC Library Learning Commons. The space is beautiful, and I want to create a welcoming & inclusive atmosphere. I love cooking & gardening, rocks & fossils, backyard bonfires, learning new things, and of course… books! I can hardly wait to meet everyone!  
James Warren
TVE Instructor - Networking and Cybersecurity
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I'm James Warren, coming from industry and still an active entrepreneur in the tech space I will be heading up the Networking and Cyber TVE programming. I'm excited to bring real-world experience into the classroom to help empower students by building in-demand, employable skills. 

If you can't find me in the classroom, I’ll be at the coffee maker.

Scott Hardman, 
PTEC Teacher
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I love everything tech, from programming to cybersecurity to gaming and more. I enjoy D&D and own a giant Funko! Pop collection! I thoroughly enjoy working in the PTEC and TVE programming at PTC and teaching technology that is on the cutting edge is my passion!
Ashley Hoitinik,
PTEC Teacher
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.My name is Ashley Hoitink and I teach the Software Development side of PTEC, along with Computer Science. I am also obsessed with basketball and currently coach the varsity girls basketball team at PTC.
Chelsea Allen, - Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team

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Hello everyone! My name is Chelsea Allen (Ms. Allen) and I am thrilled to be starting a new chapter with the Grade 9 ID team at PTC! For the past six years I have loved learning alongside my students and creating a classroom community that incorporates the voice, experiences, and perspectives of everyone. I enjoy guiding students to discover their strengths and passions through inquiry and hands on learning while supporting their ability to be active members in society through a social justice lens. When I’m not in the classroom teaching, you’ll find me soaking up the fresh air outdoors, blasting and singing along to Taylor Swift songs, reading new novels, watching crime documentaries, and connecting with friends and family. Remember that we may not be great at everything, but we are all experts in something. See you in September, Trailhawks!

Shuja Bokhari, - Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team

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Hey everyone, my name is Shuja Bokhari! I have been teaching for four years here in the division, and I am thrilled to be joining the PTC community. I am passionate about creating a dynamic learning environment that centers on building empathy, critical thinking, and technology integration. We explore interactive simulations, discuss global issues, and engage in respectful debate to promote hearing various perspectives and opinions from one another. In my free time, I enjoy cooking South Asian dishes with my wife, spending time with our two grey feline companions, Niku and Nyra, and experiencing life to the fullest in any way we can! When we need an escape from real cooking, we sometimes find ourselves playing one of our favorite video games, “Overcooked”. I can't wait for you to embark on this journey with me where technology is a tool in all learning, and every student's potential shines bright.

Cameron Clark, -Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team
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Hi, my name is Cam Clark. I’m originally from New Zealand but have lived here since 2009. In my classes, you can expect positivity, kindness, humour, understanding, and hard work. When I'm not teaching, you'll find me playing Rugby or hanging out with my son, Gavin.
Erin Labossiere, - Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team

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Hello!  I'm Erin Labossiere (Ms. L), and I have taught grades 9, 8, and 7 in a middle school in Pembina Trails for the last 5 years. I am excited to move to a high school and get to know new staff and students. My favourite topics to teach are ELA and social studies. I am from the United States, and I was on an episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy when I was 11 years old. I enjoy playing video games, cooking, hiking, camping, and running. I am excited for this opportunity for change and growth as an educator. 

Tracey Laing, - Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team

1684526797833.pngMy name is Tracey Laing and I am thrilled and honoured to be a part of this learning community. I can’t wait to see what we’ll build together. I have taught at Westgrove and South Pointe and have been so lucky to get to work with students in all grade levels as an ISS teacher. I look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones in this brand-new adventure. In my spare time, you’ll find me enjoying the outdoors with my partner, our four kids, one granddaughter (soon to be two!), friends, and extended family.  Have a safe and happy summer and we'll see you in the fall.

Neil Sanchez, - Grade 9 Interdisciplinary Team

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Hey everyone!  My name is Neil Sanchez, and this next year will be my 5th year as a teacher. I spent my last 4 years at Acadia, where I was reminded every day of how much I value and appreciate such a culturally rich and diverse community where students are encouraged to take risks, make mistakes, build confidence, and take pride in their cultural heritage. To say that I'm beyond thrilled to help cultivate something similar at PTC would be an understatement! A few of my passions include music, film and television, traveling, and experiencing new cultures. I'm seeing a lot of familiar names on this email chain, which as me even more excited to embark on this new journey with all of you next fall!

Kate Betteridge, 
Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Team
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Hi! My name is Kate Betteridge and I am thrilled to be joining the amazing PTC community! I look forward to bringing my passion for science, social justice, and student-led inquiry to our school. At home, I love to spend time with my family exploring the outdoors, fishing, swimming, and gardening in the summer. I look forward to meeting you soon!

David Hsieh,
Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Team
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Hello everyone! I am very excited to be joining the amazing PTC community. I am a newer teacher but my passion for teaching and my students run very deep. I believe that students should be involved in their learning and be able to choose the direction they would like to go in. I hope to achieve this by building a welcoming, safe, and inclusive learning environment where students won’t be afraid to give their opinions. I look forward to fostering positive relationships with students of the PTC community.
Erica Tallis,
Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Team
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Greetings! My name is Erica, and I am excited to be a part of the amazing community at PTC! I am a lifelong learner, a passionate social justice advocate, and professional musician. I love astronomy, stories, and building positive relationships with those around me. I'm a strong advocate for inquiry-based learning, collaborative teaching and learning, and experiential pedagogy.  I look forward to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students to thrive, create, and discover. Let's have fun and be curious together!.
Hannah Barré
Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Team
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Hello, I'm Hannah Barré, and I can't wait to dive into grade 10 Interdisciplinary, where we'll explore the exciting worlds of English, social studies, and science. I love making learning fun and engaging, and I'm thrilled to be at PTC to share this adventure with all of you. When I'm not in the classroom, you'll find me enjoying an iced coffee and hanging out with my cats.  Get ready for an awesome year of discovery and excitement!

Darlene Nguyen, 
Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Team 
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Hi! My name is Darlene Nguyen, and I am humbled to be a part of this amazing community. To begin, I am a first-generation Vietnamese and I hold deep love for traditional cuisines of all cultures. As a life-long learner, delving into memoirs fuels my curiosity! I am so fascinated by diverse narratives and the perspectives they offer to us. Some of my joys include writing and singing (karaoke). Join me on Thursdays, doing what I love with our very own singing club! Finally, I’ve always believed that the role of an educator is to set up victories for their students. So, throughout this journey, I pledge to do my best in making learning meaningful and fun for all!
Michael Pauley, 
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Hi everyone, my name is Michael Pauley and I will be entering my seventh year as a teacher in Pembina Trails, joining the PTC crew from a grade 8 position at École Viscount Alexander. Building positive student relationships is at the center of my practice, and I can't wait to get to know the PTC community.

Sanjeeva Louis, 
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary
1678660843756.pngI am thrilled to begin a new journey @PTC. The needs of all my students are my central focus. I bring enthusiasm, a love for learning & a deep commitment to student success inside and outside the classroom. I curate moments to bring communities together to celebrate diversity! My favourite quote from Maya Angelou is, “they may not remember what you said, they may not remember what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel”- I teach to touch hearts and fill students' need to feel valued and safe….and then the learning will come.
Adrienna Joyce, 
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary
AP Capstone
1678660171740.pngI love learning and I’m always looking for opportunities to learn more. In my 15 years of classroom experience, I have explored many subject areas already. Now I am excited to bring my love of research and interdisciplinary thinking to PTC!
Matthew Poggi, 
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary
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Hi everyone! My name is Matthew Poggi and I’m very excited to be teaching at PTC. I’ve been in the division for the past three years and I’m looking forward to teaching History and ELA. I hope to build a welcoming and inclusive classroom and share my curiosity about the outside world.

Jordan Rosenberg
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary
1718638841456.pngHi everyone! My name is Jordan Rosenberg, and I’m thrilled to be joining the team at PTC! I've been teaching in Pembina Trails school Division for three years. I believe learning should be a joy! I value positivity, kindness, inclusiveness, and hard work above all else in my classroom. In my spare time you’ll find me doing anything from hiking outdoors to playing video games. I look forward to meeting you all!

Wendy Mclellan
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary

Zona Bresch, 
Grade 11/12 Interdisciplinary 
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My name is Zona Bresch and I’m so excited to join the gr. 11 team at PTC! I’ve taught in both middle and high schools over the past 9 years and English and History are my passions. I also enjoy horseback riding, walking my dog, and reading. I can't wait to meet the PTC community!
Emily Fletcher
Industrial Arts Team
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Hello! My name is Emily Fletcher. I will be an Industrial Arts teacher at PTC. I have 4 years of experience in the division teaching woodworking, electronics, and ICT. I am passionate about hands on learning, fostering a safe environment, and giving students the opportunity to explore their interests. I enjoy biking, weightlifting, camping, and videogames. I can't wait to start a new chapter at PTC!
Jason Sheane

Industrial Arts Team

1716558643332.pngHi folks, I'm Jason Sheane and I’m eager to join PTC. My passion is practical and creative education with technology integration. When I'm not teaching, you'll find me playing hockey, cheering on the Toronto Maple Leafs, or hanging out with my dog, Ace.
Rihana Bonkowski (Robson), 
Human Ecology Team

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Hi everyone! I’m Rihana Bonkowski (formerly Robson) and I am very excited to be starting this PTC journey with you all! With nearly 10 years of experience in Pembina Trails, I have been looking for more opportunities to share my passion for the world with students. I love to travel, go camping, read thriller novels, play soccer, and hang out with my goldendoodle, Wrigley! I will see you in my Grade 10, 11, and 12 Geography or World Issues classes.
Christina Fillion,
Human Ecology Specialist 
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Super excited to be a part of the PTC community and build the Human Ecology program! I love love love cooking and sewing and creating with students! Let's gooooo!!! Christina Fillion (they/she)



Josh Koria, 
Sciences Team
1684529206484.pngHey team! Nice to see you here. I’m thrilled to be a part of the squad. My name’s Josh. I’m a huge soccer fan, often on the fields in the summer. When the snow falls, I switch to hockey and you can find me on the ice. I’m also a gamer, a runner, an avid cookie connoisseur –You know, all the good stuff!
Bailey Riffel
Sciences Team
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Hey! My name is Bailey Riffel I’m super excited to be part of the team at PTC. I’m looking forward to teaching and getting to know you all. A little bit about me is that I love to play sports, go on hikes, and spend time with family. 
Riley Sault
Sciences Team
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Hi, my name is Riley Sault I have a passion for learning and an insatiable curiosity. Over my nine years of experience, this passion has allowed me to teach the whole gamut of courses, with a large focus on mathematics and the sciences. Outside of school, you will find me playing board games, hockey, golf, running, and cycling. I am excited to be bringing my love of learning to the students at PTC. 


Kevin Carter
Sciences Team
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I am very excited to be joining such a dynamic staff and school community. I have over 20 years of teaching experience, including 3 years in South Korea. I have a major in Biology and a master’s degree in English as an Additional Language. I believe in fostering learning environments where students feel safe to share their own experiences and questions. It is through this dialogue that learning comes to life. I can’t wait to start these discussions and together explore the world around us.  
Alex Peers, Technology Development Team

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Helloooo! My name is Alex Peers, and I am from beautiful Selkirk, Manitoba. I am more than thrilled to be joining the PTC team. I love hockey, soccer, and all other sports. I look forward to getting to know all the students and the community! Go team PTC!!  

Cam Grier, Technology Development Team

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Hi there! I’m Cam Grier and I am super excited to be joining the team at PTC! I have taught throughout Pembina Trails and worked with students from K to12. I get excited to a nerdy level about teaching math, and I have a passion for teaching (and learning) technology. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, including our three furry feline friends. I love riding my bike and getting out in nature, but I also enjoy geeking out at my computer with a good game. I look forward to meeting you all as we continue to build the Pembina Trails Collegiate community together!

Wade Shasky, Technology Development Team

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Hi, I'm Wade Shasky! I come with 5+ years of experience teaching in Kenora, Ontario and am so excited to start this new chapter with the PTC team! My classes will be fun, positive, and even a little humorous, where everyone can learn and strive to be their best. In my free time, I enjoy golfing, reading, building puzzles, cooking and being outdoors. I look forward to meeting you all!

Sean MacRae

Applied Commerce Team

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Hello PTC! My name is Sean MacRae and I cannot wait to get this new adventure started with you all. In my 16 years in the division, I have learned to create an inclusive classroom environment full of humour and mutual respect. When I am not teaching, I spend my time being active with my family!

Alex Kozub

Applied Commerce Team

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I work at PTC in the Applied Commerce department. My teaching background includes ELA, Social Studies, Computer Science, Multimedia and Business courses. I aim to build strong relationships with all students in order to achieve academic greatness. I also like to joke around and have fun in the classroom. In my downtime I enjoy photography, music, generally nerdy computer stuff, and being with my family. 

Bradley Ryant
Applied Commerce Specialist
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I am so excited to be a part of the PTC team! I look forward to thinking critically alongside students as we embark on various project-based learning experiences. Outside of school, I have a passion for classic cars, competitive swimming, canoeing and outdoor adventures. See you in September! 
Lingling Qiu,
Mathematics
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Hi, I love math and I found learning is super fun! I believe each student is unique and gifted, my mission is to know you, to find your interests and strengths, and to support you to explore and connect to the world. Let’s have fun learning and find the best of you
Todd Suggit, 
Mathematics
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I’m beyond excited to be part of building PTC together with my new colleagues and students alike.  I bring with me a passion for life-long learning and a commitment to student success inside and outside the classroom. Looking forward to seeing PTC come alive in September!

 

Tess Aminian,
Mathematics
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I’m so excited to be part of the PTC team! I have been given the amazing opportunity to belong to Pembina Trails School Division both as a teacher, but also previously as a student. This year I’m eager to continue my teaching journey with grades 9 and 10 math. I look forward to sharing my joy for teaching and learning with you!
Daniela Stahl 
Mathematics Team
1684684440659.jpegHi everyone! My name is Daniela Stahl and I’m thrilled to be joining the PTC team! I love math and I am so excited to share my passion with you. I know we will have so much fun together as we learn to think critically in creative and engaging ways. I enjoy hiking, biking, long summer evenings, and playing games with friends… maybe we’ll play each other in a game of Crib or Sushi Go this coming year!
Lindsay Malcolm, 
Mathematics Team

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I am thrilled to be part of the team at PTC! Being able to teach in an interdisciplinary manner is something that excites me. As someone who has completed an M.Sc. in Mathematical Biology, it is my goal to inspire all students to see value in big-picture connections.

Tracy McNish
Mathematics Team
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Hi, my name is Tracy McNish. Sage (our class Bearded Dragon) and I are super excited to be joining the PTC community! Next year will be my third year teaching in Pembina Trails since moving back to Winnipeg, after spending roughly 15 years in the north! I’ve taught a multitude of subjects from grades 3 - 12, and am super pumped to be back to my passion of math! I love a collaborative classroom where mistakes are expected, growth is achieved, and we all learn together! Looking forward to September, and meeting all the staff and students of PTC.  Go Trailhawks! 
Tyeba Cox,
Mathematics

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Hello! My name is Tyeba Cox. I am excited to be part of the PTC Math team! My passion is math and the way that math is found everywhere in the universe! Learning math develops critical thinking skills and helps in understanding other subjects such as science, social studies, music and art!  Learning math allows students to develop analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills all while being creative, increasing our capacity for abstract and concrete reasoning.  I’ve been teaching college-level math to high-school students for over 20 years. I have a masters degree in math and continue to learn more every day. I enjoy tending to my garden in the summer and harvesting the fruits of my labor!  I look forward to guiding our PTC students in their high school journey. 

Cheryl Carpenter, 
Mathematics

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I am absolutely thrilled to be starting my second year at PTC joining the math team!  Math is my passion and I look forward to building confidence and skills with our math learners! I am an energetic, passionate teacher of 26 years in the areas of math and science. I look forward to engaging my students in deeper learning to help them gain skills for their future and to watch and support them as they grow throughout their education journey. In my spare time I enjoy playing ringette at the provincial level and watching various sports and spending time with my family. I am looking very forward to another amazing year at PTC!

Babak Yousefi
Educational Assistant
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Hi everyone! My name is Babak Yousefi, a member of the PTC EA staff. I am basically Kurdish from Kurdistan and am so excited, as a newcomer, to be working at a newly constructed high-tech school with all these nice staff. This year, 2024, is my second year of being in Canada and I am really enjoying my work while completing my Master of Education at the University of Manitoba. It has been almost 9 months working as an EA for me, first at FRC and now at PTC, during which I have had my greatest times.

I am sure your children will greatly enjoy studying in a friendly space like this and can fulfill their dreams much easier.


Pam Pattyn
Educational Assistant
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Hi my name is Pam Pattyn

I am an Educational Assistant .I have worked in Pembina Trails for the past 18 + years .

 I am a mother of two , in my free time I enjoy crafting, reading, camping and outdoor fires. I am very excited to be working at PTC and enjoy each day with the Awesome Students and Staff


Darren Achorn
Educational Assistant 


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Hi everyone! My name is Darren Achorn and I am an Educational Assistant at PTC!

I have been in Pembina Trails for 26 years and have been a Montreal Canadiens fan for even longer!

I am very passionate about music and motorcycles. Both have given me the opportunity to travel, making lifelong memories

Erin Parisien

Educational Assistant

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Hi! My name is Erin Parisien and I’m excited to be a part of this great school and community. I have been an Educational Assistant for many years working for a few other divisions in the city.

 I am new to this division, and I look forward to working at PTC! A little about me, I enjoy spending time at the lake and photography.

Where to be…PTC! 

Trina Minor
Educational Assistant
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Hello there! I'm very excited to be an EA at this beautiful new school PTC! I've been an EA for many years and have met so many wonderful students in this division. I hope to bring a positive impact to your day and look forward to seeing you succeed! I love food and the outdoors! 😎
Gula Alam
Educational Assistant
Gula.JPGHi! My name is Gula Zannath Alam & my nickname is Shetu. I have been working as an Educational Assistant at PTC. It has been a wonderful experience so far. I love this School & Community & am greatly humbled to be a part of it. I enjoy multiculturalism & interacting with people. Working at PTC has provided me that opportunity & I am happy about it. I love to spend time with my husband & family.
Sukhwant Sandhu
Educational Assistant
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             Hi my name is Sukhwant.  I am an Educational Assistant.           I am very excited to be working at PTC.  I have met wonderful staff and students.  I enjoy reading, and outdoor activities in the summer. I love gardening!

 

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