Our Teachers

Our Teachers

Ralph Di Fiore – BA


Mr. Ralph Di Fiore has been teaching for 17 years and has been the principal of Royal Crown Academic School for the past 7 years. Mr. Di Fiore teaches International Business, Business Leadership and Economics.

Camelia Popescu – Bsc

Vice Principal

Mrs. Popescu has an extensive experience in the educational field. As a bachelor of science with a Major in both Chemistry and Physics, Ms. Popescu has been teaching students for almost 30 years.

Jeff Gaffen – Hon BSc, B.Ed, OCT

Head of Guidance Department

Mr. Gaffen graduated from the University of Toronto, earning an Honours Bachelor of Science with a double major in Astrophysics and Psychology and a minor in Mathematics.

Nicole Da Cunha – BA, B.Ed, OCT


Miss Da Cunha has a Bachelor of Arts from Ryerson University where she studied English and Psychology. She then went on to receive her B.Ed from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

Lindsay Shannon – BA

Student Services Department

Miss Shannon is a graduate of Western University where she obtained a Bachelor’s in Childhood and Social Institutions alongside a certificate in youth, adolescence and the law.

Sherry Chou – Hon BAS

Admissions Assistant

Mrs. Sherry Chou has been working at Royal Crown since 2014. She is in charge of student admissions, school fees, and student boarding/homestay arrangement.

Selin Oren – BMgmt, CHRM

Director of International Recruitment and Program Development

Ms. Oren holds the position of Director of International Recruitment and Program Development at Royal Crown. She has been in the field of international education for many years with a particular focus on marketing and operational roles.

Elisabeth Dahl – BA, B.Ed, OCT

Head of English and ESL Department

Miss Dahl has recently returned from a 2-year teaching experience overseas, where she worked with ages 11 to 16, before returning to Canada to teach high school English and English as a Second Language at Royal Crown.

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