Mrs. Kathy Watt
Head of Boarding
Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation/Education, B.A. (Lakehead University), B.Ed. (Queen’s University)Member of Simcoe House
Growing up in Toronto, Mrs. Kathy Watt has fond memories of beginning her teaching career north of Markham, ON as a ‘farm’ teacher. She soon became the founder of a successful Outdoor Education Programme at the farm before eventually heading back to school. After graduating teacher’s college, she moved into the classroom and spent many years teaching for the Scarborough Board of Education in Toronto.
After developing a creative experiential credit combining Grade 9 Geography and Outdoor Education at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Mrs. Watt began work as an Enrichment Teacher supporting Grades 11 and 12 students at Bishop’s College School. She combined this with work as a Supervisor for teacher candidates at Bishop’s University. She has lived and worked at three of Canada’s leading boarding schools and has years of experience working at residential summer camps teaching canoeing and English as a Second Language. Recently, she has worked as a teacher for the Upper Grand District School Board teaching English, Math and Geography to Grades 9 and 10 students who require personalized programs.
Her hobbies include canoeing, walking and reading. Mrs. Watt and her husband Ian have two sons currently studying at university.