WESLEY L.

Wesley is an Ontario Certified Teacher. He grew up in the suburbs of Aurora, Ontario where he then lived most of his young adult life and educational life in Toronto, Ontario. In the city, he completed his bachelors of Kinesiology at University of Toronto and then went on to complete his bachelor of education at Tyndale University in Toronto. Moving on from education, Wesley Lentze believes in the growth of all students and is driven to help them reach their goals and development potential (which is never done!). Not only does Wesley believe in educational/intellectual growth, but also he believes strongly in mental health and physical health development. Wesley Lentze is an advocate for healthy movement, a healthy mind, and great well-being. Therefore, Wesley partakes in basketball, gym, and other activities that promote well-being. Going back to his professional experiences, he has taught three different classes within Toronto at the Grade 1, 2 and 5/6 level. His expertise is within the subjects of math, science, health, and language. Furthermore, his interpersonal skills are strong and so relationship building amongst students is no problem at all. Wesley strives to be an amazing tutor that provides an effective and fun session with the various learners that he connects with!

Lucía L.

Lucía L. was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. In Colombia, she attended an Italian immersion school for twelve years. She moved to Canada in 2014 and graduated from York University with a BFA in Dance. Since graduation, Lucía has worked as a professional dancer and teacher for over five years. Simultaneously she worked as a Student Recruiting Associate at The Bishop Strachan School, interviewing and assessing Junior School and Boarding School student applicants. At BSS, she developed strong relationships with incoming students and families and learned different teaching and learning methods from exceptional faculty. Lucía is a Master of Teaching (Primary/Junior) candidate at OISE, University of Toronto. She enjoys teaching Math, Spanish and Italian, supporting students studying skills and strategies. She is an enthusiastic and creative teacher passionate about building confidence in students learning.

 

Aubreyana R.

Aubreyana is currently in her final year pursuing her Master of Teaching at the University of Toronto. With a rich history of 15 years working with children, Aubreyana is passionate about fostering their growth and supporting them in their educational journeys. Her educational background includes an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies from the University of Guelph, providing her with a solid foundation in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Aubreyana’s experience spans a diverse range of learning abilities, beginning with her work in an Early Intervention Program and progressing to her role as a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE). Currently aspiring to become a Primary/Junior teacher, Aubreyana’s dedication to working with children extends beyond the classroom. Her commitment is evident through her volunteer work at the Hospital for Sick Children and with Behaviour Matters, a mental health program. Aubreyana’s teaching philosophy revolves around creating conceptual lessons, establishing strong rapport with learners, and adapting teaching methods to meet the unique needs of each student. Her approach is characterized by enthusiasm, adaptability, and creativity, qualities she believes define a great teacher. Outside of her professional pursuits, Aubreyana enjoys various hobbies, including walking her dog, engaging in artistic activities such as painting and sketching, immersing herself in reading, and maintaining an active lifestyle through running. Her diverse experiences and genuine passion for education make Aubreyana an ideal candidate for any tutoring program.Aubreyana is currently in her final year pursuing her Master of Teaching at the University of Toronto. With a rich history of 15 years working with children, Aubreyana is passionate about fostering their growth and supporting them in their educational journeys. Her educational background includes an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies from the University of Guelph, providing her with a solid foundation in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Aubreyana’s experience spans a diverse range of learning abilities, beginning with her work in an Early Intervention Program and progressing to her role as a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE). Currently aspiring to become a Primary/Junior teacher, Aubreyana’s dedication to working with children extends beyond the classroom. Her commitment is evident through her volunteer work at the Hospital for Sick Children and with Behaviour Matters, a mental health program. Aubreyana’s teaching philosophy revolves around creating conceptual lessons, establishing strong rapport with learners, and adapting teaching methods to meet the unique needs of each student. Her approach is characterized by enthusiasm, adaptability, and creativity, qualities she believes define a great teacher. Outside of her professional pursuits, Aubreyana enjoys various hobbies, including walking her dog, engaging in artistic activities such as painting and sketching, immersing herself in reading, and maintaining an active lifestyle through running. Her diverse experiences and genuine passion for education make Aubreyana an ideal candidate for any tutoring program.

 

Nevita S.

Nevita is a current teacher-candidate in the Master of Teaching program at UofT OISE in the Junior-Intermediate stream, with a Visual Arts teachable. She has a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from OCAD University, with a specialization in Life Studies and a minor in Drawing and Painting. She has experience assisting and teaching at youth afterschool arts programs and summer day camp. Having taught literacy, science, history and visual arts in her placements, Nevita has a well rounded and strong interest in all subjects. She values learning from the process, student-led inquiry, experiential education, building resiliency, fostering community, practicing mindfulness, ongoing teacher-learning and acknowledges there are many ways of knowing.

Victoria M.

Victoria is a Chilean woman that has a Bachelor Diploma in Education and a certification in ESL teaching. She worked for 3 years in an IB International school with kindergarten, planning, teaching and evaluating students with a diversity of conditions. She also worked during summer in an International Summer Camp in charge of the youngest student from all around the world as an ESL teacher, teaching english from scratch and creating a space of joy and acceptance over cultures.
She is a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicate teacher that loves seeing her students grow and be part of their learning process.

Carmen Y.

Carmen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Studies with a Minor in French from Toronto Metropolitan University and a Master of Teaching degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. After graduating, she went back to do her additional qualifications in French as a Second Language Part 1, Intermediate French, and Senior Social Sciences.

She has always had a passion for French and teaching children. She has experience working with students as a private French tutor. Carmen has helped students improve in their French reading, writing, and oral communication. She believes that every student can achieve success and strongly understands the importance of fostering a growth mindset in all learners. She is currently teaching Grade 5/6 French Immersion for the Toronto District School Board.

In her free time, Carmen enjoys going to the gym, kickboxing, reading, baking, and traveling with her friends and family.

 

Arvin Z.

Arvin Z. is an OCT-certified teacher with a passion for fostering a love of learning in students. With a Master of Arts in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies, a Bachelor of Education specializing in Elementary Education in Artist in Community Education, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a specialization in Computing and Film, Arvin brings a rich and diverse educational background to the classroom.

Arvin has extensive experience in tutoring students from grades 2 to 9, excelling in subjects such as Math, Literacy, and Computing. As a seasoned educator, she skillfully integrates her expertise in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies, Art, and Computing into her teaching, providing students with a holistic and creative approach to learning.

Additionally, Arvin holds a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate, reflecting her commitment to effective communication and language development. Her dedication to education extends beyond the classroom, as she has lectured in Computing and Film Theory courses at the university level. Arvin is driven by the belief that every student has the potential for success, and she strives to create an inclusive and stimulating learning environment to help them achieve their goals.

 

 

NICOLE C.

Nicole carries two degrees from the University of Lethbridge. A bachelors degree of fine arts as well as a bachelors degree in education. She has been teaching in the Calgary Catholic district for a number of years and has extensive experience with one on one tutoring. Nicole draws on her experiences in theatre to deliver engaging learning opportunities for all of her students.

KATIE W.

Katie holds an honours degree in English and Culture Studies, a Bachelors of Education degree, and is an official member of the Ontario College of Teachers. She has worked with a variety of students and needs; from working in daycare’s to high school with special education students. She has also taught as a swimming instructor. She primarily teaches Kindergarten to Grade 8 students core subjects (English, Social Studies, History, Math, Music, Physical Education, Science, and French, grades 1-3).
She is currently taking an Additional Qualification course regarding teaching Multilingual Language Learners (formerly ELL students). She has participated in Teacher Librarian PD sessions, as working as a Librarian is also of interest to her. She is working towards getting her Intermediate and Senior English teaching qualifications.

THALICE M.

Thalice is a passionate and loving individual who has wanted to be a teacher since the age of five. She moved to Canada at the age of eight and learned the English language within six months, It was her experiences that guided her career choices and goals to make learning a fun and inclusive environment. As a tutor, Thalice strives to make every child feel accepted and equal. She is the kind of teacher who has a positive impact on a student’s life and sets them up for great academic success. Thalice is currently attending Mount Royal University in hopes of becoming an outstanding teacher focusing on an elementary level with multiple minors which include, Humanities and Spanish Language and Cultures. Thalice has also taken a number of workshops including, the “Working with parents to promote student success” workshop and “ADHD: What Educators Need to Know.”. Thalice is also fluent in both Spanish and English, with Spanish being her first Language. She believes that teaching plays an important role in society and with the right education children can truly excel and become academically driven students and lifelong learners. Thalice believes that students learn best when they work at their own pace and receive the right amount of guidance, which makes her a great asset when it comes to a child’s academic needs.