NUF House Academy

Meet Our Educators
  • Meet Our Staff

    NUF House Academy
    • Anastassia Mekhmandarova

      Anastassia Mekhmandarova



      • Moscow State Pedagogical University—Teacher of French and German languages
      • Moscow State University in collaboration with Sorbonne University (France)—Diploma- French linguistics
      • York University- Masters of Art—Degree in teaching French
      • Seneca college – Business administration
      • Languages: English, Russian, French

      Quote: Never

                     Underestimate your


    • Anna Fedina
      Office Manager

      Anna Fedina

      Office Manager


      • Master Degree – Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.
      • Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian

      Quote: “My everyday goal is to make parents happy and stress-free about their children. The main reward for me is to feel that parents rely on our centre.”

    • Victoria Khodak

      Victoria Khodak



      • RECE – Seneca College
      • PhD, Moscow State University
      • Languages: Russian, English, Hebrew

      Quote: “Early childhood educators are brain-builders, and I value children as individuals, and provide ongoing opportunities for their emotional well-being and social and cognitive development”

    • Karolina Dumbrava

      Karolina Dumbrava



      • ECE (otherwise approved) Child Development Practitioner – Loyalist College
      • Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew

      Quote: “Child is a reservoir of potential energy they do not need immediately – the educator’s task is to hold back the energy until it can be used effectively”- J.J. Rousseau

    • Nataliia Kylik

      Nataliia Kylik



      • Early Childhood Education Diploma – Mothercraft College Bachelor Degree – University of Kiev, Ukraine
      • Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian

      Quote: “When we make play the foundation of learning, we teach the whole child.”

    • Richelle Ann Nana

      Richelle Ann Nana



      • Seneca College, Early childhood education
      • Languages: English & Tagalog

      Quote: “They shine when it’s their time. When I look at my students, I see unlimited possibilities.”

    • Lala Sadegikia

      Lala Sadegikia



      • Seneca College
      • Montessori trained educator
      • Master Degree, Baku Technical University
      • Languages: English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Turkish

      Quote: “Kids need a loving, fun and caring environment in order to blossom and learn. I try to support kids and to help them develop cognitively, emotionally, socially, physically and creatively through learning activities.”

    • Olga Morosan

      Olga Morosan



      • Child Development Practitioner – Loyalist College – in process.
      • Languages: English, Russian, Moldovan

      Quote: “Each day I come to work with the goal to make my kids happy and smile.”

    • Sabrina Miraglia

      Sabrina Miraglia



      • Languages: English & Italian

      Quote: “I love working with children, teaching them different things and always making it fun for them to understand new concepts.”

    • Yulia Mukendi

      Yulia Mukendi



      • Moscow Pedagogical College
      • Languages: English & Russian

      Quote: “It’s always a pleasure to be with kids, every day I find out something new and fascinating about my job.”

    • Yulia Kasyanov

      Yulia Kasyanov



      • OHALO Teachers College, Katzrin, Israel
      • Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian

      Quote: “My goal is to organize a warm and friendly environment for kids and to prepare them for their futures.”

    • Alina Kaminsky

      Alina Kaminsky



      • Beersheva Pedagogical College
      • Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew

      Quote: “I love all the kids I teach as if they were mine, that’s the key to being a good teacher.”

    • Hanna Titarchuk

      Hanna Titarchuk



      • Master Degree – State Pedagogical University, Rovno, Ukraine
      • Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian

      Quote: “I love all kids equally but I always find something special in each and every one of them.”

  • Questions and Answers
    Do you follow ministry guidelines for staff-to-children ratio?

    Yes, all our classrooms follow ministry guidelines and expectations in regards to proper staff ratio.

    How do you ensure proficiency in each language for the children?

    Children are exposed to the languages through various activities and play forms. This ensures that they are being given equal opportunities to practice each language in a comfortable environment.

    Does the staff accompany the children on the academically based field trips?

    Yes, our staff joins all our field trips. Our goal is to provide a vast array of field trip options to help develop various senses for children. Our staff joins these trips to supervise and ensure safety on these outings.

  • Class Hours Per Year
    • Art Classes165 Hours
    • Writing Classes125 Hours
    • Drawing Classes52 Hours
    • Yoga Classes75 Hours