Linda Karchmar has been teaching at K.M.S. since 1981, after receiving her B.A. and B.Ed. from Queen’s University in 1979, and her A.M.I. (Association Montessori Internationale) training in Toronto in 1981. Linda and her husband Ron Cameron have been operating the school on their own since 1989. Linda brings a love of children and her love of teaching to KMS, along with thirty years experience in a Montessori environment.
Ron Cameron, co-owner of KMS, has been secretary/treasurer of KMS since he and Linda purchased the school in 1989, and now is the full-time administrator. As well as contributing in numerous other ways, Ron is especially helpful as a supply teacher, having spent six years as a classroom assistant. He has also been known to cook a few lunches!
Lesley Jardine, Classroom Assistant, has her B.Ed. from the University of Windsor, and specializes in art.
Lana Stewart has been cooking wonderful and nutritious meals for the chilren of KMS since 2005.
Diane Ricard is our French teacher, from Quebec, and is energetic and very creative!
Volunteers are often welcomed into the school to work with the children on extra activities, or in the library. Student teachers (both Montessori and Queen’s) often use our facilities as part of their training process. Parents are encouraged to attend field trips and special events throughout the year.