Kevin W.

Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Materials and Nanosciences from the University of Waterloo. He teaches high school chemistry, physics and math and has been a tutor since March 2020. He is currently working as a quality control technician at a coatings company. In his off time he likes to play video games, play music and fish.

Alexander S.

Alexander is an Ontario Certified Teacher. He was born in Hamilton, and moved to Oakville at a young age. He completed high-school in Oakville and later moved on to complete an Undergraduate Degree in Life Sciences with a Minor in Geography from McMaster University. Alexander has always had a passion for teaching and working with children. Ever since he was 12, he knew wanted a career working with youth. His high-school volunteer hours were all completed at the Oakville Soccer Club, where he helped coach, referee, and organize day-long tournaments. Being an athlete his whole life, he transitioned to coaching basketball at age 17, and continues to do so to this day. In April of 2022, he completed a Bachelor of Education at York University, with Science and Geography teachables. He also has extensive tutoring experience in Math. During this past summer months, Alex had the opportunity to teach English to elementary and secondary students in Italy. He supported them in reading, writing, vocabulary, and public speaking skills.

Alex believes in life-long learning, and the transferability of life skills between school and sports. He always tries to push his students and athletes to their maximum potential. Alex encourages students and athletes to challenge themselves, whenever they can – even outside the scope of basketball practice and homework – in order to prepare themselves for life.

Michael J.

Michael is passionate about teaching and entrepreneurship. Michael graduated the Master of Arts in Business Economics program at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he performed research on topics involving macroeconomics and microeconomics. Michael recently completed his Bachelor of Education program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Michael is certified to teach by the Ontario College of Teachers. Michael has extensive experience with HTML, CSS, WordPress, STATA, Eviews, R, and Microsoft Excel. Michael is currently teaching microeconomics at Seneca College.

Michelle B.

Michelle is currently a teacher candidate studying at York University. She will be OCT certified as a junior/intermediate teacher in the Spring of 2023. She graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Journalism, with a minor in English, and a high honours in 2012. Michelle has over a decade of experience working with children ages 4 to 19 in a variety of settings.

One of Michelle’s core tenets as a teacher is that all students are capable of learning. When working with students, she is focused on nurturing each student’s unique gift and using students’ personal interests to assist in their learning. Michelle loves working one-on-one with students to develop personal relationships, understand what makes them special, and build their confidence in their own abilities as learners.

Michelle is passionate about reading, writing, and media literacy. With her journalism background, she is a specialist in clear and effective communication through writing. She is a strong believer in developing student voice and confidence through frequent, low-pressure, creative writing exercises, which help students build toward stronger academic writing. She is experienced in proofreading and eager to help secondary students polish their essays and personal statements.

Sabrina S.

Sabrina is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She grew up in North Bay, Ontario and moved to Toronto to complete her Undergraduate Degree in History at York University. She decided to pursue teaching as a career after taking a course in Athens, Greece where she met some local English teachers. She knew she could make a difference anywhere in the world. Sabrina completed a Bachelor of Education at Lakehead University. Growing up in Northern Ontario, Sabrina loves the outdoors and being in nature. Sabrina enjoys merging Environmental Education with the Ontario curriculums whenever possible because she believes fresh air and staying active contribute to successful learning. Over the last few years, she has developed a love for travel and has gained experience teaching and working with children in the United States and Spain. Every trip Sabrina takes is part of her ongoing learning journey that transfers into her teaching. Sabrina’s passion for History and her curiosity for Math carries through into her teaching as well. Sabrina understands that all students learn in unique ways, and she enjoys discovering how her students learn best. She finds helping students discover their full potential fun and fulfilling.

Nicole P.

Hello! My name is Nicole. I am currently studying at Ontario Tech for a Bachelor of Education, Intermediate/Senior with teachables in biology and chemistry. I graduated from Acadia University in 2020 with an BSc majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry.

Before taking part in the Bachelor of Education program, I spent many summers working at Camp Green Acres as both staff and head staff. I have also played and volunteered at the Markham Irish Rugby Club for over 10 years.

I love getting to know my students both personally and their learning styles so that I can help them achieve their full potential. I look forward to working with my students so they can succeed!

When I am not working towards my BEd or tutoring, you can find me playing rugby, cheering on the leafs and blue jays, and spending time enjoying the great outdoors.

JENNY K.

Jenny is currently completing her Bachelor of Education at York University. She successfully completed her undergraduate studies in Therapeutic Recreation at the University of Waterloo. Throughout her school years, she worked with children and adults with special needs, where she discovered a passion for teaching. She has been tutoring Grade 9 – 12 Math and working as a Supply Teacher/Emergency Instructor at York Region District School Board and private elementary school. Her background and experience made her a successful tutor for all ages, and she is exceptional at supporting and meeting the needs of diverse learners. Jenny is a passionate teacher who boosts confidence and improves learning outcomes for all students.

Effie D.

Effie holds a B.A. in French Translation and Business and an M.A. in French Literature. She taught French at Northern Illinois University, Waubonsee
Community College, and has tutored small groups and individual students at the high school level. In addition, she tutored for a Fortune 500 company by preparing managers and their families for overseas assignments via French language instruction and cultural adaptation. With 30 years of
educational experience at various levels, she adapts methods to each student’s needs by integrating a wide variety of materials. She is
motivating, encouraging, and well-organized. By fostering a positive learning environment, the instructor ensures continual student progress so that preset goals are achieved.

Born in Cyprus and raised in South Africa, the instructor also lived in France for four years and has travelled extensively. Having studied six
languages herself (and currently working on her seventh), she appreciates the challenges of language acquisition but remains enthused about the
process, as it opens up a world of opportunities. She looks forward to sharing her passion for French and the francophone world with her students.

Matthew L.

Matt is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in the Department of Kinesiology at l’Université de Montréal after graduating with honours from the Kinesiology program at McGill University. His research interests are in the psychological and social aspects of recovery from a sport-related concussion. Currently, he is exploring psychological readiness in athletes returning to sport following a concussion using qualitative methods.

Finn K.

Finn is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science at McGill University. He tutors private clients over the summer in his hometown, Brooklyn, NY, specializing in middle school and high school math. He has a passion for learning and teaching, and he is excited to collaborate with you on your studies. His outside interests of academics include basketball, skiing, blockchain, and cooking.