Elena S.

Elena is a dedicated and experienced tutor, committed to fostering a love for learning in her students. With a wealth of knowledge and a passion for education, Elena holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Computing Education. Having lived in China, she is fluent in three languages, bringing a multicultural perspective to her teaching approach. She also spearheaded a learning management system in China that is currently used worldwide, showcasing her innovative contributions to the field of education.

Her expertise lies in tailoring lessons to meet the unique needs of each student, ensuring a personalized and effective learning experience. As an accomplished educator, Elena has a proven track record of helping students achieve academic success and gain confidence in their abilities.

Adding a touch of humor to her teaching style, Elena creates an engaging and enjoyable environment for her students. She continues exploring new languages and cultures in her spare time, reflecting her lifelong commitment to continuous learning.

 

Lauren P.

Lauren P. is a life-long educator for young children with certifications in Pre-kindergarten/Primary Education, Elementary Education, Educational Leadership with a Gifted Endorsement. Lauren is a life member of Phi Kappa Phi and was in Who’s Who America’s Teachers. She graduated with her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida with a 4.0 G.P.A. Lauren’s life goal has been to assist children in becoming the best they can be and enabling them to achieve to their maximum potential. Always driven by her goal to make a positive difference in children’s lives, she has taught for a total of 42 years in Christian private school education and wishes to tutor your young child. Lauren has also tutored and nannied young children, assisting them with homework and daily routines. Lauren enjoys assisting children with homework and after school activities. She believes that attaining knowledge should be fun and engaging utilizing her Gifted Endorsement whenever possible in her learning environments. She enjoys making books come alive to children, is an excellent storyteller always helping children to envision their favorite stories. Lauren believes that literacy is the key that unlocks doors to a future filled with endless opportunities.

JOANNA S.

Joanna is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She completed her teaching education at York University in 2022. Before teacher’s college, she gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Studies from the University of Guelph Humber!
Since childhood, her dream has been to become a teacher. She absolutely loves spending her time with students and children and witnessing their learning and growth. As an educator, she believes in getting to know the students personally and academically to create a tailored learning experience. Joanna thrives on activities that are interactive and make learning exciting and enjoyable. She believes that setting achievable goals with students and reaching them together not only builds their confidence but instills a sense of accomplishment.
Joanna is a creative, patient, and enthusiastic teacher who loves to hike, camp, travel, and cherish moments with family and friends in her spare time!

DEBORAH S.

Deborah is an Early Childhood Educator with many years of experience working alongside children. She is currently working for the Peel District School Board as an educator in the kindergarten classroom.

During the summer months, Deborah works one-on-one with children with ASD to help them achieve their academic and life skills goals. Deborah believes that all children are unique and the best way to keep them engaged is to follow their lead.

In her spare time she likes to read, go for walks with her dog and spend time with her family and friends.

Gabriella N.

Gabriella is in her final year at The Study School. She is currently enrolled in two Advanced Placement courses: AP Calculus and AP Psychology. In the future, she has an interest in pursuing finance and law. She has previously tutored younger high school students in science topics. Gabriella’s goal is for students to feel confident and passionate about their learning. Gabriella enjoys spending quality with family and friends and playing tennis.

Lindsay F.

Empathy and happiness has guided Lindsay throughout her life. She learned early on to embrace differences among people as strengths, not weaknesses. Lindsay’s passion in teaching launched when she did a high-school co-op placement in a grade 1 classroom. It became apparent that she had a strong interest in assisting children with special education needs when she started working at a Community Living program 20 years ago.

Lindsay has over 13 years experience as an elementary teacher. Lindsay worked in a Developmentally Delayed classroom for four years, a Multiple Exceptionality classroom for two years, a Kindergarten Grade 1 split class for two years, a Full Day Kindergarten class for two years, and was the Special Education Resource Teacher for one year at her school.
Lindsay has further developed her teaching skills by working on professional development. She has obtained additional qualifications in Special Education (Specialist) and Mathematics Part 1.
Lindsay believes that each child is capable of learning and thriving. It’s the educator’s responsibility to provide a warm, caring and trusting environment so that the child can learn and develop.

 

Emma L.

Emma holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kindergarten and Elementary Education from McGill University, showing her strong background in early childhood and elementary education. With extensive teaching experience, she’s a dedicated educator. Currently, Emma teaches 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 6th-grade students in French as a second language and ethics/religious culture, highlighting her adaptability.

She has also worked as a substitute teacher in the English Montreal School Board, gaining experience with students from Kindergarten to 6th grade, showcasing her versatility.

Emma is known for her dynamic teaching style, focusing on adapting her approach to meet individual student needs. She believes that every child has unique potential and is committed to helping students reach it through personalized instruction.

With her expertise and dedication, Emma shares knowledge and enthusiasm with her students, empowering them to achieve their academic and personal potential. Her commitment to creating well-rounded, informed, and motivated learners makes her a valuable asset in any educational setting. Emma’s teaching philosophy revolves around nurturing a love for learning and equipping students with the tools they need to succeed in and outside the classroom.

Chantal M.

Hello families! My name is Chantal and I am an Ontario Certified Teacher and a Registered Early Childhood Educator. Prior to becoming a teacher I worked in the Kindergarten Program for almost 8 years. I am extremely passionate about engaging students in meaningful and hands on experiences that fosters and ignites a love of learning. I am also a mom of two tiny humans, a 6 year-old boy and a 3 year-old girl who fuels my passion for representation, inclusiveness and diversity within learning materials. I am a strong believer and advocate that all children need to feel welcomed, loved and believed in so they can thrive within their educational settings. Outside of the classroom and tutoring, I enjoy spending time with my family by going to the waterfront, bowling, attending church and singing as loud as we can to any Disney’s soundtrack! See you soon!

Sonia B.

EN: Sonia is a seasoned tutor with a strong educational background. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Design at the University of Quebec in Montreal, after having completed her schooling at Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. Sonia’s tutoring journey began at an educational technology company where she served as an essay reviewer and tutor for two years, providing academic support to students across North America. Her dedication and expertise led her to become an associate specialized in learning and development, where she played a pivotal role in crafting training materials for tutors. Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, Sonia is passionate about art and literature. She was awarded a grant by the Fine Arts Student Association at Concordia University to curate cultural events and workshops for the Montreal community. She is fluently trilingual, and she enjoys reading in English, French, and Russian.

FR: Sonia est une tutrice chevronnée qui possède un solide bagage éducatif. Elle poursuit actuellement son baccalauréat en design à l’Université du Québec à Montréal, après avoir terminé ses études au Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. Sonia a commencé son parcours de tutrice dans une entreprise de technologie éducative où elle a été réviseuse de dissertations et tutrice pendant deux ans, apportant un soutien académique à des étudiants à travers l’Amérique du Nord. Son dévouement et son expertise l’ont amenée à devenir associée spécialisée dans l’apprentissage et le développement, où elle a joué un rôle essentiel dans l’élaboration de matériel de formation pour les tuteurs. Au-delà de ses activités académiques et professionnelles, Sonia est passionnée d’art et de littérature. Elle a reçu une bourse de l’Association des étudiants en beaux-arts de l’Université Concordia pour organiser des événements culturels et des ateliers pour la communauté montréalaise. Elle est parfaitement trilingue et aime lire en anglais, en français et en russe.

CAROLINE E.

Caroline has over 10 years of early childhood and elementary teaching experience at both independent and public schools in Connecticut and New York City. She is currently based in Norwalk, CT. Caroline believes learning should be a joyful experience and she creates thoughtful, engaging, hands-on lessons for young learners! She has a master’s degree in Early Childhood and Childhood Education from Manhattanville College and is currently pursuing a Sixth Year certification program in Reading and Literacy at University of Bridgeport. She also has experience with direct, explicit instruction for teaching reading using the Orton-Gillingham approach to elementary students. Caroline loves working with young learners and is passionate about helping children develop confidence. She believes each child learns and develops in their own way and feels teaching with excitement and making learning fun is the key to success.