Shiva is excited to begin another year of adventure at RDS, returning as the Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher. Shiva has a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Sociology from Queen’s University, she later went on to complete her Master of Teaching degree at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. She conducted her research project on the topic of teacher education programs and how they can better prepare teachers in supporting their students’ mental health and well-being. Shiva also holds additional qualifications in Special Education Part 1 as well as English as a Second Language Part 1. In her spare time, Shiva loves to spend time with her family and friends, travel and make crafts!