Catherine Israil officially joined the Glenn Arbour Academy academic staff for the 2018-2019 academic year as a French Teacher, Jk - 8. She is thrilled to be teaching all ages at GAA!
She began her career with a Bachelor of English literature from Ain Shams University in Egypt. Mme Israil is a certified Teacher in Egypt. She taught English for 7 years for grades 3 to 12. In 2011, Catherine started her french studies and successfully accomplished DELF B2 level (Diplôme d'études en langue française ), under the supersvision of the French Embassy in Cairo at le Centre Culturel du Caire .
Mme Israil arrived to Canada in July 2016 and successfully completed her Bachelor of Education Degree from Brock University, which included her curriculum work tutoring French for different levels, including French immersion, Core French and Fully Fluent French students.
Mme Israil programmed and instructed a Grade 9 French summer school course at Neton's Groove school in Mississauga. She speaks 3 languages: Arabic, English and French.
She supports teaching inquiry based learning models in addition to language learning methodologies that incorporate student centred technologies.
Mme Israil has been teaching since 2009 and is a life long learner engaged in supporting student success.