Catherine St-Cyr is an AMI Montessori teacher with 31 years of experience in primary and elementary education. Catherine was the founder and administrator of a Montessori school in Toronto for 25 years. Catherine has her Visual Arts Instructor training and has many years of teaching visual arts: puppetry, enameling, stained glass, weaving, ceramic painting, and surface design. She is a French folk singer who has performed professionally in B.C., Ontario, and Quebec. Catherine maintains that the secret of teaching is to see each child as the person that they will become; engaged and excited about learning.