Bobbi-Lee Chatelaine

Bobbi-Lee is the Principal and teaches the Gr. 3-7 class. She has been a teacher for over 10 years and her career has included a variety of different roles including principal and teacher at the Living and Learning School for 7 of those years, as well as an island-wide Salmon Education Coordinator for the Salmonids in the Classroom Program, and a Teacher Librarian/Literacy Support person for SD50. She has a passion for outdoor education, the arts and community involvement projects. She brings her knowledge and experience of being connected to the land into the classroom and works towards fostering environmental stewardship and global responsibility in her students.




Rhea Botel

Rhea teaches the Kindergarten-Grade 2 class. She is an aspiring young teacher who is fresh in her career and has been teaching with us for 2 years. She is a local resident of Haida Gwaii, having gone abroad for her education and returned home to launch her teaching career at our little independent school. She is passionate about connecting with the land and water around her and takes every opportunity to harvest local foods and go swimming and kayaking. Her gentle and curious nature is embedded in her teaching style and she approaches every day with wonder and kindness.