Mattie grew up in Toronto and has lived in Montreal and Amsterdam. Most recently, she returned to Toronto to pursue her Master’s in Child Study and Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). In Amsterdam, Mattie worked as a tour guide and appreciated talking with people from all over the world. As a Recruitment Manager, she wants to connect with fantastic teachers who are interested in going North!
Mattie believes strongly in the positive roles teachers can have in their students’ lives. As a qualified teacher, she also loves learning with and being around children. At OISE, Mattie began to learn about social systems and became highly motivated to contribute to enacting change within our education system. Having worked with YMCA Day Camps and TIFF, Mattie has seen the positive effects of community-minded organizations. She is dedicated to continually learning and building relationships with educators, students, and communities all over the world. Mattie loves cooking and eating with friends and can be found cruising on her bike in any weather. She enjoys eating cheese, exploring new places, and spending time outside – especially hiking on the Bruce Trail in Ontario.