Our Staff

The primary teachers at March Academy are experienced, certified and highly qualified. Qualifications of certified teachers are listed in the Public Register on the College of Teachers website at http://www.oct.ca/

Kerry Kerry Armitage As well as her duties as the school’s Director/Principal, Mrs. Armitage is a classroom teacher at March Academy.  She has over 30 years experience in an elementary classroom and extensive experience as a Resource Teacher dealing specifically with students with learning difficulties.
 Cathy Smartboard Cathy Smith Cathy Smith is Vice-Principal and a classroom teacher at March Academy.  She has over 25 years of experience in a classroom and as a resource teacher working with students with learning challenges, particularly at the primary school level.
Harris Cathy Harris Mrs. Harris has 15 years of contract and supply work at the elementary and secondary level, specializing in the areas of English and Physical Education. She is responsible for the physical education program at March Academy.
Choir director Kristi Raz Kristi Raz works as a classroom teacher at March Academy and is the conductor for the school choir.  She has been teaching at the elementary level, with experience in both the primary and junior divisions, since 1994.
French and Music Instruction

Chantal Mathieu provides an active, conversational-based French language program for all grade levels.

Along with teaching french, Chantal also provides music instruction in the form of individual piano lessons to each student and as director of the school choir.

Tae Kwon Do

Master Kou has been teaching Tae Kwon Do at March Academy since it began over 10 years ago.  He also has his own studio in the Barrhaven area. www.koutkd.com

Yoga

Suzanne McCafferty has been teaching yoga at March Academy for 4 years and also teaches classes at the Blue Bamboo and Beyond yoga studios. www.bluebambooyoga.com   www.beyondyogaottawa.com