Head of School Message
Welcome to Phoenix Magnet Academy (PMA), where our students extend their learning beyond the classroom. At Phoenix Magnet Academy our educators support and lead students to develop their potential through formal and informal (experiential) education. PMA and its leadership extends far past student preparation for university. We prepare them for life before, during and long after their university experience.
At PMA classes are small and teachers are student focused in both planning and the delivery of the new British Columbia Ministry of Education Curriculum. With the assistance of our Experiential Education Staff and our Academic Counselling Staff, our Academic Team integrates authentic and growth focused activities inside and outside the classroom: activities that respect the diversity and engage the interests of our PMA students.
PMA families value learning, a sense of belonging, adventure and personal growth. Our students are curious, inclusive and open to discovery about themselves, others, different cultures, new activities and the natural world.
PMA staff seek out and celebrate the passions of our students, as we explore and learn together – through a carefully crafted combination of classwork, individual study, group work and collaborative experiential education in the world-renowned Squamish Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
We look forward to sharing our vision as we celebrate learning, relationships, and achievements together, in the Phoenix Magnet Academy family.
Embracing the dynamic nature of learning and leadership – you belong here.
We look forward to welcoming you to our PMA student family, with students from Canada, Mexico, Ukraine, Cuba, Japan, and China.
Mr. Geoff Taylor
BA (English) MEd (Curriculum) Head of School, Phoenix Magnet Academy
Geoff Taylor, is an alumnus of the University of British Columbia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Masters of Education in Curriculum Studies. With over 35 years of teaching and administrative experience, Geoff cultivates a forward-thinking atmosphere that is supportive, growth oriented and leads a team committed to student success.