Acting Head of the School - Paul Felts

paul@madronaschool.com

Paul ‘Wally’ Felts received a BA (Hons) degree in animation because he likes cartoons, films, jokes and story telling. He has since accumulated fifteen years teaching experience and was the Assistant Head teacher in an outstanding South London primary school. He has been a lead practitioner for the British Film Institute’s Media Literacy program, awarded Senior Associate status at the Teaching and Learning Academy, nominated for a National Teaching Award and is a Specialist Schools and Academies Trust scholar.

Vice Principal of the Senior School - Chelsea Chevalier

chelsea@madronaschool.com

Chelsea completed her Bachelor of Arts with a Minor in Classical Studies at the University of Ottawa, followed by her Bachelor of Education with a specialization in Junior and Intermediate Education.
Chelsea is bilingual and possesses a passion for the Arts, especially Performing Arts. She enjoys woodworking, poetry, and exploring Vancouver.

Vice Principal of the Junior School - Caela Allaby

caela@madronaschool.com

Caela Allaby completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology at Simon Fraser University, followed by a Bachelor of Education with a minor in International and Global Education. As part of her practicum, Caela travelled to Dharamsala, India to teach children in a Tibetan school. Caela spends her free time practicing yoga, cooking, and enjoying time with family and friends.

Head of Administrative Services - Megan Bal

megan@madronaschool.com

Megan Bal completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Victoria. During her time at UVic, Megan had the opportunity to gain experience with children while working in an after-school setting throughout her first year. Megan also has experience working in a variety of administrative roles making her flexible and adaptable to any and all administrative needs. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, travelling, and seeing friends.

Financial Administrator - Olivia Schurmans

olivia@madronaschool.com

Olivia holds a Masters in Economics and Finance and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young for several years in Belgium before moving to Vancouver. She has been working with children since then, while also designing furniture. Olivia loves to hike, ski, play tennis and woodworking.

Administrative Assistant - Isadora Hilman

isadora@madronaschool.com
Isadora is an experienced executive assistant who has worked for an air cargo company and an international bank before joining Madrona. She has recently completed a Psychology degree, and is looking forward to applying her learning into fostering creative thinking. She is passionate about the human potential for being driven and innovative. In her free time she enjoys reading and listening to music or trying new cooking recipes. Isadora recently discovered a hidden talent creating some pretty scary zombie make-up on her son during Halloween!