Gert Touchie
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I was born and raised in Powell River. My husband Dean and I have been happily married for 22 years and have two lovely children. Prior to working at Assumption, I owned a family daycare for over 20 years. Six years ago, I earned my 
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I hail from the wonderful province of Newfoundland where I earned my B.A. and B. Ed. Degrees at Memorial University. I have been a teacher at Assumption since 1997 and have had the privilege of teaching most every subject and elective in Grades 7-9. I 
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I spent my first 9 years teaching High School Math at a Band school, Xit’olacw, in Mount Currie before coming to Assumption School in 1991. At Assumption, I have been teaching Grade 7, along with Grade 8 & 9 Science, Math and electives. I have 
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I graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Elementary Education. I attended Assumption School as a student from Kindergarten to grade 7, and have taught at the school since 2007. I strive to maintain a loving and respectful classroom atmosphere, where all 
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I graduated from VIU in 2000. I am proud to say I attended Assumption school as a student from preschool to Grade 7 and then was given the wonderful opportunity to teach here. I enjoy teaching at Assumption and helping the students achieve their academic 
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I have been teaching for over 30 years, most of these at Assumption School. While teaching most of the Primary Grades, I know this age group very well. I love watching the little ones delight in their learning to read and write. I try to 
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I graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Elementary Education and have completed an Early Years Education Diploma. Having a specialization in the early years has helped me grow in understanding of development in the early years of a child’s life and 
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I was born and raised in Northern Italy where I completed a five year program in Bookkeeping and Simple Accounting. I am also fluent in three languages – Italian, German, and English. I moved to Powell River in 1987, and I have been the school 
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I’ve been teaching for 11 years and feel very excited to be continuing this fall as principal of Assumption School. I recently completed my Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Alberta. Prior to that, I did my Bachelor of Education 
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