Teresa Advocates for You:
Teresa consistently advocates for what is best for the students in her community. She is passionate about her trusteeship at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. She is also an attentive listener who responds to the needs of her constituents which has led to an enhanced learning environment and experience for the children of Ward 4.
Teresa is a practising Catholic who models the faith in both her family life and the life of the community. She and her family are active parishioners.
Teresa has been an active member of many school and parish committees. Prior to her tenure as a Catholic School Board Trustee, Teresa ran her own successful business providing early educational programming for young children. She acquired additional education, professional skills, and experience working for a number of institutions and volunteering her time in community projects. She has over twenty years of administrative experience which has contributed to her effectiveness as a School Board Trustee.
Bilingual in Polish & Ukrainian:
Born and raised in Poland, Teresa immigrated to Canada in her 20s and is fluent in both Polish and Ukrainian. She has been a resident of Ward 4 Parkdale-High Park and Etobicoke-Lakeshore for 35 years and has been an active member of the community. She and her husband Mark have four children who range in ages from 12 to 24, all of whom are either currently attending or have graduated from schools in the TCDSB.