Get To Know The Staff

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Anthony Grandy has been teaching at the Triangle Program for 12 years, and is a crucial part to the Triangle community. Facilitating Independent Study, as well as teaching Sciences and Mathematics, Anthony educates Arts, Computer Sciences  and Lego Robotics.

What is your favourite part about teaching at Triangle?
I laugh everyday when I come to school, it doesn’t feel like a job.

If you had to be one colour of the rainbow, what would you be and why?
Black, because it look good on me! I absorb all the colours of the rainbow

Favourite Transformer?
Normally I don’t like to choose favourites; but I like SoundWave

What’s the difference between you and a bear?
Nothing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alice Martin Ellwood – Teacher 

Who is your favourite LGBTQ+ icon?
Janet Mock! Laverne Cox! I also look up to lots of folks in my community who inspire me by organizing against all formats of oppression.

How does it feel to be OLD?
Since turning 95 things have really started looking up. Life gets better with age!

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Ilana David has been a social worker at the Triangle Program for 6 years. She provides support for all of the students that request, with school-time sessions and easy accessibility. Ilana provides resources for the students outside of education, and helps create a special environment for Triangle.

What is the best part about working with the Triangle youth?
Everyone has their own unique story, yet I’m continually amazed by how folks come together to create such a positive community.

Let’s say your friend is a really bad singer, would you tell them? Or let them live in the bliss of naivety?
Yes, I would tell them.  But I’d also belt out our favourite songs together.

What is your favourite snack that includes cheese?
Remember those individually packaged cheese and crackers with the little red sticks for spreading the cheese?  I know there is probably nothing resembling actual cheese in there, but I love those!

Do you have any hidden talents?
Well, juggling used to be the most interesting, but the secret is out…

 

 

 

 

 

Gaela Mintz –  Social Worker – In progress

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noel Rozentals – Child and Youth Counsellor – In Progress

Who is your favourite LGBTQ+ icon?
Laverne Cox (from Orange is the New Black)

How does it feel to be OLD?
Well… I do love my job, but the older I get the closer I get to retirement!

 

 

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