Diane was born in Kenora, Ontario and grew up all across Canada, before moving permanently to the Saskatoon are in 1986. She studied at the University of Saskatchewan and obtained a Bachelor of Education in 1992 and a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. Diane joined the Elementary learning environment in 2011 and this will be her first year as co-director with Lynn Eremondi. Diane has just completed her MACTE accreditation for Elementary I and II through Montessori Live Teacher Training Centre. She has also just completed her Master’s degree in Montessori Education from Sarasota University in Florida.