Ms Svetlana Catia was born in Slovakia where she completed her Masters in Education with a focus on teaching Mathematics and Physics from Charles University in Prague. In 2012, she also completed her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology. Svetlana joined Brockton in 2018, prior to which she had worked in research in Los Angeles, and various senior school teaching positions in Vancouver. She is an authentic individual who encourages her students to love and value their studies, to be curious about the world around them, and to actively search for answers to all questions that arise. As a mother to her daughter, Svetlana spends most of her free time exploring outdoor parks, swimming, playing tennis, or skiing. She loves to travel, explore different cultures, and spend quality time with friends and family.