Leigh ArielPrincipal of Primary Grades
Mrs. Ariel is part of the educational leadership team. As Principal of Primary Grades (Kindergarten to Grade 3), she is responsible for ensuring VTT achieves educational excellence for all students. Mrs. Ariel also plays an integral role in mentoring, supporting, supervising and evaluating the primary faculty.
Prior to joining VTT, Mrs. Ariel spent 14 years as a public school teacher with the Richmond School District. She has taught Kindergarten to Grade 4 and has focused her professional development in literacy, numeracy and special needs. Mrs. Ariel holds a Bachelor of Arts from SFU and a B.Ed. and M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction from UBC. She is the mother of three boys, one of whom is an alum, and two still enrolled at VTT.