ALYSSA W.

Alyssa is an Ontario Certified Primary/Junior and Intermediate Teacher. She completed her Undergraduate Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University as well as her Bachelor of Education at Nipissing University with a minor in English. Alyssa is a supply teacher with the school boards and has additional qualifications in Math Pt. 1 – she has worked with students with a range of learning styles and abilities.

Alyssa grew up with a deep love of teaching and she is very passionate about what she does. She highly encourages her students to participate in hands-on activities when learning new concepts. Alyssa finds that developing a positive relationship first is important and then learning will follow. Alyssa always tries to incorporate her student’s interests into lessons to create more meaningful and fun lessons. Her goal is to teach so that learning feels fun and that her students feel comfortable to make mistakes with her so that they can grow together as learners. In her spare time, Alyssa loves to stay active by playing sports or going to the gym.

AMY C.

Amy graduated in April of 2021 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts and a Double Major in French and Philosophy, as well as a Minor in Italian and Cultural Studies. She is currently a teacher candidate at OISE/University of Toronto Master of Teaching program and will complete her Masters in 2023. Amy has worked with students of all ages in academic, athletic, and extracurricular environments. This past year she was given the opportunity to teach within the YCDSB as an elementary school teacher. It has provided her with much joy and valuable teaching experience. Her role required her to adapt accordingly, being able to time manage, organize efficiently, create a safe, fun, and educational space for her many students, and provide diversified methods of learning as every child retains knowledge at a different capacity. Amy can tutor French & Math at primary/junior levels as well as French, English, Philosophy and Italian to secondary levels. It is Amy’s goal to aid every child in the success of their learning. She strives to not only help students improve on an academic level but allow them to dig deeper and realize their capabilities.

OLIVIA C.

Olivia has a BA in English and Secondary Education and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in History. An attentive and passionate English educator with 15+ of experience in ELA grades 7-12, Regents, SAT and ACT prep, and writing instruction, Olivia integrates interdisciplinary content knowledge and skills with a learner-centered approach to foster positive relationships and differentiation to promote achievement. Olivia is highly skilled in content development and implementation, using standards, data, and technology to improve student performance and success.

 

WIKI K.

Wiki is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT # 721107) with experience teaching science, chemistry, business studies, mathematics, and English in Grades 7-12. As an Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry at IMC Education Inc. in Colombo, Sri Lanka, he earned the award for the best lecturer of the year. Wiki completed his Master of Teaching at the University of Toronto, following three previous degrees: a BA (Hons) and a Master of Science in Strategic Marketing from Cardiff Metropolitan University, and a BSc (Hons) in Applied Sciences (Chemistry) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Wiki is fluent in English and Sinhala and has proficiency in Tamil.

JORDAN G.

Jordan is an Ontario Certified Teacher. He grew up in Sudbury, Ontario where he completed an Undergraduate Degree in English Literature as well as received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Laurentian University. He then received a Master’s degree in New Media and Communication from McMaster University. Throughout his school experiences, Jordan realized how passionate he was about helping others achieve their goals. In his spare time, Jordan works one-on-one with children ranging from 6 years to high school. He has supported the improvement of their writing, reading, and vocabulary skills. Jordan believes in building a strong relationship with his student in order to help them achieve their academic goals as well as provide meaningful life skills that can be used outside of the classroom. As a mentor, Jordan continuously develops novel strategies for working with children and makes each experience rewarding and fun.

BRITTANY G.

 Brittany is an elementary school teacher who is currently teaching Grade 1/2 and has experience teaching kindergarten to Grade 6. She has been teaching for 11 years and tutoring students 1:1 for over 14 years. Brittany has completed her Masters of Education with a focus on differentiated instruction in the classroom along with additional qualification courses in reading, math and special education. Brittany enjoys spending her free time with the family at cottage.

Julian D.

 Julian is caring, understanding, personable, and patient. He graduated with a Bachelors of Math from the University of Waterloo, and is working toward a Masters of Teaching at the University of Toronto. He loves getting to know new students and finding what methods, systems, and ideas help them best. Julian also enjoys all manner of games, as well as cheering on Toronto sports teams.

Jordan B.

Jordan is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Bachelors of Applied Science in Kinesiology from the University of Guelph and a Bachelors of Education from Lakehead University. He is currently a High School teacher in Waterloo region. Paramount to his teaching philosophy is treating all students with dignity and respect throughout all interactions. Jordan’s goal is always to provide top tier learning opportunities for his students in a welcoming and inclusive environment. He emphasizes resilience and determination to help his students achieve their goals. When he is not teaching, Jordan enjoys staying active by playing hockey, volleyball, and competing in powerlifting.

MEGAN G.

Megan G. is a certified English teacher who has taught all grades 7-12. Currently teaching middle school English Language Arts in Connecticut, she has tutored upper elementary, middle, and high school students ranging in subjects from English, Social Studies, Spanish, test prep, summer work, college essay writing, and executive functioning/organizational systems support.

 

KAISY R.

Kaisy is an Ontario Certified teacher with a Bachelor of Education from Queen’s University specializing in Math, Science and Chemistry as her teachable subjects.

Kaisy is a supply teacher with the school boards and has extensive tutoring experience. Science and Mathematics are a passion that Kaisy enjoys sharing with her students and she loves to help others find a specific interest that inspires learning and provides a different view of the world. Kaisy believes that the specific methodology changes, but the enthusiasm for discovering new things in a way that works for each person is the same. She is continually motivated by the confidence each student gains after accomplishing a difficult task and is committed to helping students develop a love of learning based on their individual interests and specific abilities. Kaisy is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. She enjoys hiking, rock climbing and camping and she recently found her new all-time favourite – Bubble Tea!