Nima N.

EN. Nima is a distinguished engineer with a deep passion for teaching and research. He holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, and a Master’s degree in Automotive Engineering from Azad University. Throughout his career, Nima has been committed to advancing engineering education and conducting impactful research. Presently, Nima serves as an engineering instructor at John Abbott College in Montreal, where he teaches courses including Industrial Energy Audit, Advanced Engineering Technologies, Automation & Control, Physics, and Materials Science. His teaching methodology emphasizes the integration of theoretical concepts with practical applications, creating a dynamic and engaging learning environment for his students Nima has extensive research experience, notably developing an electro-thermal anti-icing system for aircraft at Green SEAM. This innovation achieved an 80% reduction in energy consumption while enhancing in-flight safety. The project was admired by Airbus Canada, showcasing his ability to leverage advanced technologies to address critical engineering challenges. Nima’s professional journey includes roles focused on the practical application of engineering principles. At Bombardier, he worked on control systems and led R&D initiatives for Train Control and Management Systems (TCMS). His responsibilities encompassed designing electro-mechanical systems, working with automation and control technologies, and understanding electrical components within HVAC systems, with an emphasis on energy efficiency and system optimization. Nima’s dedication to advancing sustainable design and innovative engineering solutions is matched by his commitment to educating and mentoring the next generation of engineers. He is excited to continue contributing to the field through his teaching and research, inspiring students to achieve excellence in their academic and professional pursuits.

FR. Nima est un ingénieur distingué avec une profonde passion pour l’enseignement et la recherche. Il détient une maîtrise en génie mécanique de l’Université Concordia, à Montréal, et une maîtrise en génie automobile de l’Université Azad. Tout au long de sa carrière, Nima s’est engagé à faire progresser l’éducation en ingénierie et à mener des recherches impactantes. Actuellement, Nima est instructeur en ingénierie au Collège John Abbott à Montréal, où il enseigne des cours tels que l’Audit Énergétique Industriel, les Technologies Avancées en Ingénierie, l’Automatisation et le Contrôle, la Physique et la Science des Matériaux. Sa méthodologie d’enseignement met l’accent sur l’intégration des concepts théoriques avec des applications pratiques, créant un environnement d’apprentissage dynamique et engageant pour ses étudiants.

Nima possède une vaste expérience en recherche, ayant notamment développé un système électro-thermique de prévention du givrage pour les avions chez Green SEAM. Cette innovation a permis de réduire la consommation d’énergie de 80 % tout en améliorant la sécurité en vol. Le projet a été admiré par Airbus Canada, mettant en évidence sa capacité à utiliser des technologies avancées pour répondre à des défis d’ingénierie critiques.

Le parcours professionnel de Nima inclut des rôles axés sur l’application pratique des principes d’ingénierie. Chez Bombardier, il a travaillé sur des systèmes de contrôle et dirigé des initiatives de R&D pour les systèmes de contrôle et de gestion des trains (TCMS). Ses responsabilités comprenaient la conception de systèmes électromécaniques, le travail avec des technologies d’automatisation et de contrôle, et la compréhension des composants électriques dans les systèmes CVC, en mettant l’accent sur l’efficacité énergétique et l’optimisation des systèmes.

La dévotion de Nima à faire progresser la conception durable et les solutions d’ingénierie innovantes est égalée par son engagement à éduquer et à encadrer la prochaine génération d’ingénieurs. Il est enthousiaste à l’idée de continuer à contribuer au domaine grâce à son enseignement et à ses recherches, inspirant ses étudiants à atteindre l’excellence dans leurs poursuites académiques et professionnelles.

Kandice D.

Kandice D. has over 10 years of experience in the education field. She is currently a professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio where she teaches English courses. She has also taught courses in Speech Communication at UIW and San Antonio College in addition to having taught high school English for four years. Her expertise lies with English and composition, but she is also adept at tutoring Spanish and French, Speech/Communication, AP English, college essay writing, and providing test prep for the STARR exams.

She recently obtained her PhD in English from The University of Texas as San Antonio. She has an MA in Communication from UTEP, and a BA in Political Science with a French minor from UTEP.

She is dedicated to seeing her students succeed and provides excellent study skills and knowledge in her subject areas.

Nazia M.

Nazia Mahmood holds a Master’s of Teaching degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, where she also completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree. Over the last five years, she has worked alongside students from both primary and secondary schools in both English and Social Science subjects. Her extensive experience encompasses work in community centers, private tutoring, and online synchronous tutoring, where she has meticulously developed individualized lesson plans to address the unique academic goals of each student.

Nazia’s pedagogical approach is rooted in Culturally Responsive and Relevant teaching methods, as well as the principles of Universal Design for Learning. These frameworks ensure that her instruction is inclusive and adaptable, catering to the diverse needs of her students. Throughout her practicum experiences in her Master’s program, Nazia taught both Social Science and English subjects, working in both group settings as well as one-on-one work sessions.

Nazia is deeply passionate about her students’ well-being and academic growth. Her commitment to fostering academic success is driven by her genuine care for each student’s individual journey. Nazia’s dedication extends beyond academics; she is dedicated to creating a supportive and nurturing learning environment where students feel valued and empowered to reach their full potential.

CAMILIA D.

Camilia is a TESOL certified ESL instructor and science tutor. After growing up in Toronto, Camilia completed her Bachelors of Science (Honours) degree in Biology and Health Science at McGill & Brock University. She then went on to teach English abroad in Korea, and complete her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Doctoral Degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. Camilia also completed her Homeopathic Medicine diploma with CEDH, and has been tutoring high school and university students for over 10 years. In her spare time, Camilia loves cooking, travelling, photography & running. She is passionate about many things, especially teaching and helping students reach their full academic potential!

 

Rachel B.

Rachel is a former teacher and nanny with a passion for helping students succeed. With a master’s degree from DePaul University, and a 4.0 GPA, Rachel loves to learn and share her knowledge. She gets to know her students’ background and interests before starting her lessons, as to make the information at hand pertinent to each child. With kindness and enthusiasm, Rachel strives to make learning a fun and comfortable experience for both the student and their families. Communication is her strong suit, as she enjoys sharing milestones and challenges with parents to ensure student success. In her spare time, Rachel travels the world with her husband, Cole. The pair resides in the Northwest suburbs with their two cats, and in her spare time, Rachel runs a successful photography studio out of her home office. Get in touch with Rachel today – she cannot wait to get to know you!

 

 

Neha N.

Neha is currently a teacher candidate with the Master’s of Teaching program at the University of Toronto. She recently moved to Canada, having completed her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Chapman University in California. After graduating, Neha started working as a tutor at an adolescent rehabilitation centre, where she discovered her love for teaching. She delighted in sharing her love of science with young people, organizing lab activities and educational games with the students while helping them keep up with their regular schoolwork. Working at the rehab, Neha learned the importance of rapport: she approaches each individual with compassion, humour, and the impel to not just teach, but also learn about the unique people under her care.

Neha has previously tutored in math, English, and science, teaching students from grades 2 to 12. Currently she is in the intermediate/senior cohort of her program, specializing in general science and biology. Neha also has experience tutoring in Dubai, where she attended high school and completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. While she enjoyed the warm weather of Southern California and the Gulf, Neha fell in love with the Canadian winter. In her free time she takes pleasure in admiring and appreciating nature, where she undeniably finds much of her inspiration for teaching about the natural world.

 

Shaylee C.

Shaylee Chen is a dedicated and passionate educator with a B.A. in Education, Communities, and Organizations (ECO) from the University of Washington. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Having grown up in various countries and immersed in diverse cultures, Shaylee has cultivated a profound appreciation for multiculturalism and linguistic diversity. This international background has not only refined her mastery of Mandarin Chinese but also developed her fluency in French. Her global upbringing enriches her teaching with a unique and inclusive perspective. With three years of experience in multilingual teaching environments, Shaylee possesses the skills necessary to support and inspire students from diverse backgrounds. Her commitment to fostering engaging, personalized lessons, is driven by her belief that curiosity and interest are key to student success. Shaylee is eager to bring her expertise and passion for education to new opportunities and make a positive impact on the lives of her students. Outside of her professional and academic endeavors, Shaylee enjoys exploring new cultures, playing billiards, and swimming.

 

 

 

 

Beverly Y.

Beverly graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Harvey Mudd College and a Master’s of Education from Boston University. She is a Certified Teacher who has worked with elementary and middle school students in Taiwan, Japan, and the United States. Beverly’s diverse teaching experience has shown her that building relationships with students is the most important step in meeting their educational needs. She believes every student is a “math person” and prioritizes developing number sense and critical thinking during her sessions. Beverly is excited to help students find learning strategies that work for them and encourage their curiosity about math.

In her spare time, Beverly enjoys hiking through autumn landscapes, solving jigsaw puzzles, and pondering why students have contentious arguments over whether a hotdog is a sandwich. (She’s inclined to say, “Yes,” per the Merriam-Webster definition.)

 

Emmanuel P.

Emmanuel has been teaching since 2007 in a diverse range of places, from Los Angeles to Japan, Miami, and San Diego. He has taught students from 2nd to 12th grade, and has a special enthusiasm for phonics at the early grade levels and US history at the upper grades, although he is similarly enthusiastic for mathematics from lower elementary all the way through high school . He also has a keen interest in languages, and is bilingual in French and English, as well as having studied Spanish, Hebrew, and Japanese. Emmanuel believes that every subject is inherently fascinating and that every student is capable of excelling, even in a subject that they never imagined themselves to be experts in. He loves helping students to embrace struggle and feel the satisfaction that comes with pushing themselves to more than they thought possible.

 

Alex Kerkhoff

Alex has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Concordia University, as well as a TEFL certificate from the University of Toronto. He has been teaching / tutoring students in English for 3 years from elementary level to CEGEP. He specializes in academic essay writing.