Our Teachers

Mr. Brossard

Mr. Brossard teaches Grade 10 TOPS students computer science. He also teaches Grade 11 Computer Engineering, a course well-attended by TOPS students.

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Mr. Brossard

Mr. Brossard

Mr. Gang

Mr. Gang teaches Grade 11 TOPS students technological design. He teaches students how to use many programs used in today’s design fields such as AutoCAD and PTC Prodesktop. He also prepares his students in various design contests, if they choose to enter.

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Mr. Gang

Mr. Gang

Mr. Jay

Mr. Jay teaches Grade 12 Computer Science and Grade 12 Robotics, both courses highly popular with TOPS students.

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Mr. Jay

Mr. Jay

Mr. Lang

Although Mr. Lang is not a teacher, the director of the Canadian Space Resource Center is integral to the program. He has assisted in the running of almost every TOPS function.

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Mr. Lang

Mr. Lang

Mr. McMaster

Mr. McMaster is the curriculum leader of the TOPS program and teaches Grade 9 TOPS Math, AP Calculus, and Grade 12 Algebra & Geometry. He is a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching.

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Mr. McMaster

Mr. McMaster

Mr. Melville

Mr. Melville teaches TOPS students History and Civics. His many stories are sure to both entertain and teach the students in his class.

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Mr. Melville

Mr. Melville

Mr. van Bemmel

Mr. van Bemmel teaches TOPS students Science in grade 10, Physics in grade 11, and AP Physics in grade 12. Every year, he coordinates a trip to Algonquin Park, where students perform professional-like scientific experiments. He is also a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching.

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Mr. van Bemmel

Mr. van Bemmel

Mr. Vincent

Mr. Vincent teaches Grade 12 TOPS Chemistry. His challenging classes always leave students with a thirst for knowledge. At the end of his course, students are more than prepared to tackle their university courses with great ease.

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Mr. Vincent

Mr. Vincent

Mrs. Brennan

Mrs. Brennan takes the grade 10 TOPS English class on an astounding literary journey throughout the semester. With courtly love as the primary focus throughout the course, she helps students interpret, comprehend, and above all else, enjoy a variety of texts.

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Mrs. Brennan

Mrs. Brennan

Mrs. Smit

Mrs. Smit teaches Grade 12 TOPS students how to conquer the course known as grade 12 TOPS English.

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Mrs. Smit

Mrs. Smit

Mrs. White

Mrs. White teaches many TOPS students English in Grade 10 alongside Mrs. Brennan, and in Grade 11 alongside Ms. Speirs. Her classes are focused on studying many of the literary classics to help her students gain structure to their writing.

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Mrs. White

Mrs. White

Ms. Chan

Ms. Chan teaches Functions and Relations to the Grade 10s, TOPS Calculus to the Grade 11s, and Data Management to the Grade 12s. She is a highly regarded teacher within the TOPS Program. Her style of teaching manages to captivate even the most distracted students.

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Ms. Chan

Ms. Chan

Ms. Elamad

Ms. Elamad teaches Grade 10 TOPS Math. She introduces stimulating concepts from functions and relations to challenge students and prepare them for their next math course. As a result of Ms. Elamad’s supportive and encouraging teaching, her students are always eager to learn more.

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Ms. Elamad

Ms. Elamad

Ms. Gosselin

Ms. Gosselin teaches Careers to the Grade 9 TOPS students. She consistently teaches her students in an enthusiastic, lively, and encouraging way. Her intriguing classes help students determine potential career paths. She then aids them in setting goals to achieve these plans.

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Ms. Gosselin

Ms. Gosselin

Ms. McGregor

Ms. McGregor teaches English to the Grade 9 TOPS students. She cares deeply about each and every student, making sure that they are prepared for the following years. Her love for reading inspires her pupils to explore literature further and excel in their studies.

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Ms. McGregor

Ms. McGregor

Ms. Oliver

Ms. Oliver teaches science to the grade 9 TOPS students and biology to the grade 12 TOPS students. Her engaging lessons teach students to think scientifically, encouraging them to question everything.

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Ms. Oliver

Ms. Oliver

Ms. Patrascu

Ms. Patrascu teaches Physics to Grade 12 students in the TOPS program. Her course opens up a multitude of doors for her university-bound students. She also enjoys assisting students in French.

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Ms. Patrascu

Ms. Patrascu

Ms. Roberge

Ms. Roberge teaches geography to Grade 9 TOPS students. She creates a positive and engaging learning environment for all of her pupils— it is rare to have one day pass when she doesn’t crack a joke in the middle of her lessons, and it is even rarer to see an unmotivated student in her class.

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Ms. Roberge

Ms. Roberge

Ms. Speirs

Ms. Speirs teaches Grade 11 TOPS English with Mrs. White and Grade 12 TOPS English with Mrs. Smit. From Macbeth, to the lectures on Greek tragedies, her courses are bound to illuminate your literary path!

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Ms. Speirs

Ms. Speirs

Ms. Woods

Ms. Woods has gone on every TOPS trip, without exception. In her Grade 11 chemistry classes, learning is hands-on and not from the text-book. Her classes allow for everyone to be involved and her activities let students learn in a more hands-on fashion.

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Ms. Woods

Ms. Woods

Ms. Ammar

Ms. Ammar teaches English to the Grade 9 TOPS students. With her unique style of teaching adventurous pieces of mythological literature, her students become well accustomed to annotating and analytical writing. She is always open to input from her students and often incorporates their ideas into her lesson plans.

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Ms. Ammar

Ms. Ammar