Ruth Chmara

Ruth Chmara, BASc in Chemical Engineering, BEd.
Ruth is a senior science and math teacher at Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place. She has been sharing her passion for chemistry, physics and math with students for 20 years, hoping to inspire students to continue in the fields of science and engineering. She has served as Head of Math for six years, and continues to serve as Head of Science, a position that she has held for 15 years. Ruth knows that teaching involves more than just the classroom, and has been part of Notre Dame’s drama productions for 12 years- involved in costuming and vocal coaching. This year she has launched a robotics club for the school. Ruth believes that play is an excellent method of learning, and tries to keep fun in the classroom!