Our Administration


Principal

T. Lazarou, B.P.H.E., B.Ed., M.Ed.

The Toronto District School Board approved the transfer of Mr. T. Lazarou, Principal of Sir Oliver Mowat C.I. to the position of Principal at Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts, effective January 2014.

Before being promoted to Principal, Mr. Lazarou was Vice Principal at Agincourt C.I. and East York C.I.  He is returning to Wexford CSA, having taught Health and Physical Education and Science here in the early 1990s.  He left Wexford to become the Curriculum Leader of Health and Physical Education at Winston Churchill C.I.  Mr. Lazarou has a strong commitment in promoting and supporting student academic achievement through the Arts, Co-curricular and Community involvement.

Mr. Lazarou has a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education, a Bachelor of Education and a Masters of Educational Leadership from the University of Toronto.  In addition, he has a Specialist in Health and Physical Education.  He also holds a certification as an Emergency Medical Paramedic working in York Region. 


Vice Principal

L. Gage, B.P.H.E., G.D. Ed.

The Toronto District School Board approved the promotion of Ms. L. Gage, teacher at Malvern C.I. to Acting Vice-Principal at Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts, effective September 2014.

Prior to her appointment at Wexford, Ms. Gage has taught for 18 years, sharing her time at Malvern C.I. and at Sir Wilfrid Laurier.  She has held positions of responsibility in Health and Physical Education, Academic Resource and Student Leadership & School Wide Initiatives.  Ms. Gage is dedicated to student achievement, parent and community engagement and working with staff and students as a teacher, coach and mentor. 

Ms. Gage has a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education from York University, a Graduate Diploma in Education from Deakin University, Australia.  In addition, she has an Honours Specialist in Health and Physical Education and a Specialist in Special Education.


Vice Principal

T. Peel, Hons. B.A., M.Ed.

The Toronto District School Board approved the transfer of Ms. T. Peel, Vice Principal at Winston Churchill Collegiate Institution to the position of Vice Principal at Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts, effective September 2015.

Prior to her appointment at Wexford, Ms. Peel  has spent an extensive amount of time working with at-risk and special needs students through initiatives such as the TDSB’s Focus on Success program. 

Ms. Peel has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, a Master's of Science in Education from Canisius College in New York, USA.  In addition, she has her Honours Specialist qualification in English.