Katie Doering, Principal

Bachelor of Education, Special Education Specialist, PhD

Katie began working at RMHC Toronto in 2003 and was instrumental in the creation of RMHC Toronto School. In the classroom, Katie excels at merging students’ interests, and social and emotional needs, with curriculum requirements. As a principal, she is known for her innovation, commitment to creating inclusive learning communities, and ability to help others reach their full potential. Katie has researched educational opportunities and resources available to children with medical needs, and how to best communicate difficult knowledge to children. Her award-winning dissertation examined picture books featuring main characters with cancer. Katie is often invited to share her expertise at local and international events.

Jermin Bates, Tutor

Bachelor of Arts

Jermin began tutoring at RMHC Toronto in 2023. She has experience tutoring various age groups as well as participating in academic skills research. She is passionate about math education and helping students with math anxiety. Her favourite part about working at RMHC Toronto is helping students to get to know themselves and develop a passion for learning.

Ciana Henderson, Teacher

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education

Ciana started teaching at RMHC Toronto in January of 2023. She joined us after spending over a year with Campfire Circle (formerly Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium) as an In-Hospital Program Specialist at Sick Kids. Ciana has a special interest in teaching Drama and Music and is eager to share her love for the Arts with the students of RMHC. Her favourite part about teaching at the RMHC Toronto school is the opportunity to work with a wide range of age groups and being able to create classroom experiences that support student interests.

Zoe Webster, Teacher

Bachelor of Child and Youth Studies, Bachelor of Education

Zoe joined RMHC Toronto School in 2023 to continue her passion of supporting children through their unique educational journeys. Zoe has rich experience working with diverse groups of primary students and holds expertise in health, physical education, and outdoor learning. In her teaching, Zoe utilizes a holistic education approach in which children are supported beyond the scope of academics, with emotional well-being as top priority.