Who We Are

Our school

Une École Pour Tous welcomes a community of children who are culturally diverse in their abilities, their interests, and their needs. Our curriculum is internationally recognized and has been implemented at numerous schools in Canada, the United States and throughout the world. Une École Pour Tous is licensed by the Ministry of Education under the Day Nurseries Act.

Our team

At Une École Pour Tous, all of our team members are certified in First and and Infant and Children’s CPR.  We are passionate about our work with young children, and we will work together to ensure this new school year is rich in new interpersonal, creative and cultural experiences for the children. Working as a team, we will combine our skills and experiences through the Montessori method,to allow your child to develop to the best of his or her potential.

Tracy Bénéteau de Laprairie

Tracy Bénéteau de Laprairie

Tracy is the founder and director of Une École Pour Tous. For over 15 years, Tracy has worked in early childhood education. In addition to her university studies in science as well as in NLP coaching, Tracy is a graduate of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) for children aged 3 to 6 years, has a diploma in young children’s education, and a certificate in child and adolescent psychology. For Tracy, the development of the child is at the heart of all her actions and projects.

Mélanie Occhipinti

Mélanie Occhipinti

Melanie is a seasoned early childhood educator. In addition to her dozen years of experience working with children, Melanie has received training in France in child care, early childhood and young children. Within the school, Melanie works with infant community and toddlers.

Antoine Beyret

Antoine Beyret

Mr. Antoine attended a Montessori school as a child in Paris, France. He has worked with Mme. Tracy at Une Ecole Pour Tous since its creation in 2006. He holds a Montessori Diploma for teaching children age 2 ½ to 6 years old. He has experience working with children with special needs such as autism. He also has worked as a consultant for several Montessori schools in Montreal, which broadened his understanding of the benefits of the Montessori pedagogy, and how it can be best applied to meet the needs of schools, families, and communities. Mr. Antoine’s role at UEPT is to guide the children’s learning and development applying the Montessori pedagogy. Antoine trains the teaching assistants in Montessori methods and materials. Antoine is also very interested in Yoga and meditation. He shares this passion with the children, guiding them through a child adapted daily yoga routine including meditation excercises. Antoine is also certified in Neuro Linguistic Programming. He applies this at UEPT by incorporating Brain Gym excercises into the yoga sessions. These activities really help the children to relax and focus. And best of all, it is fun and the children love it!

Mme Holly

Mme Holly

She has been volunteering at the school since January doing music and crafts with the children on Friday afternoons. She will be a part time secratary at the school, as well as an assistant teacher. She had completed a Bachelor's degree in Biology, and a Master's degree in Forest Policy, and worked as a researcher at the University of British Columbia for several years. She has decided to embark on a new career path now that her children are more independent. She is in the process of getting her diploma in Early Childhood Education from St. Lawrence College. "I will continue to work with the children in music and art, and in the rest of their curriculum as needed." Mme. Holly will work in administration as well as in french immersion at Une Ecole Pour Tous. As a licensed Kindermusik Instructor, she will be able to reinforce the children's knowledge of the french language through music.

Mme Angela

Mme Angela

Angela was born in Colombia and came to Canada four years ago. She has a Degree in Business Administration, with more than 15 years’ experience in training personnel. She is a Spanish Teacher at St. Lawrence College for the Continuing Education Program. She loves to travel and has had the opportunity to meet people from many different countries, especially from the Spanish-speaking world, which has given her a better understanding of Latin American culture. She will be working as an assistant in the Préscooler program with Mme Tracy. She is in the process of getting her diploma in Early Childhood Education from St. Lawrence College.

Mlle Carolina

Mlle Carolina

Carolina joined the Une Ecole pour Tous team as a cook in 2015. She has many years of experience in cooking and enjoys creating new healthy recipes. In addition to her love for cooking, Carolina has an extensive knowledge and experience in teaching arts and crafts, as well as working with kids. Carolina's other passion is photography and she works as a freelance photographer. Carolina is bilingual in English and in Spanish. Carolina holds a Fashion Design Diploma, has taken some craft and card making courses as well as some photography classes at St Lawrence College.

Mlle Kim

Mlle Kim

Kim is working as an assistant educator. She is bilingual in French and English and has a diverse range of work experience in the service sector. In particular, she has experience in planning activities and games for children aged 2 to 10. She has a degree from the Faculty of Arts and Science from Queen’s University.