Alessia is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She grew up in Markham, and an Undergraduate Degree in Dance Education at York University. As well, she completed a Post Graduate Masters Degree in Language, Culture and Teaching. Alessia has completed a Bachelor of Education at York University with intermediate and senior qualifications in Dance, Family Studies, Drama, English as a Second Language and Special Education. In her spare time Alessia works one-on-one with children ranging from 6 years through high school helping them achieve academic success. She has supported the improvement of their reading, writing, vocabulary and early math skills. Alessia believes that by building a strong relationship with her students she is better able to meet their needs and grow their learning. As a mentor Alessia continues to develop strategies for working with children. She finds these experiences enjoyable and extremely rewarding.
Brittany is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, while double minoring in History and Social Studies. She has her Early Childhood Education Level One Certificate and was elected to be the Professional Development Chair of her program’s Student Board for 2023/24. She has experience with ages 4-12 and with teaching styles such as Montessori and Reggio. Brittany also has experience teaching in assorted environments including Preschools, the Calgary Zoo, Hospitals, various Classrooms, and Before/After School Programs. She is especially interested in education that incorporates diversity, accessibility, and equity.
Brittany’s love of learning is deepened through reading, especially books about the history of the Canadian Fur Trade and Arctic Exploration, focusing on Indigenous perspective. She also enjoys outdoor activities or handwork crafts that remind her of her hometown in Northern B.C. As a tutor, she hopes to help students believe in their ability to achieve their goals.
Travis began his teaching journey by leading media and animation workshops for students in elementary schools in York Region. He has since acquired his Bachelor of Education degree from Lakehead University and has worked as an Occasional Teacher in Public Schools and as a Classroom Assistant for a summer camp program for students with ASD/Autism. He recently moved to Hamilton and is excited to begin working with students of all ages! He enjoys working one-on-one with learners and discovering new ways to make lessons more engaging, more personal more meaningful to his students.
Gayathri S. is well known for her experience for working with children and her passion for teaching. She has her Bachelor of Arts and her Bachelor of Education to certify her teaching credentials in Ontario. She is a member of the IB World School, where she has taught in private schools, tutoring and educating primary and junior students. She is nurturing and focuses on creating a safe space, a child-centered approach in students acknowledging their learning abilities and accomplishing their educational needs.
Erin graduated from a thesis-based Masters program in Physical Activity Sciences at Université de Montréal, with a specialization in Sport Psychology. She is bilingual and completed the majority of this degree in French. Previously, Erin attended StFX University, where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics in the Pre-education stream, with a minor in French and a pair in Fine Arts. She is highly knowledgeable in the French language and in the areas of academic and scientific writing. Her primary teachables include French, English, Health, Science, and Art. Outside of school, Erin is a competitive track and field pentathlete and heptathlete, with a diverse athletic background in soccer and hockey which she competed in for over 15 years.
Erin has experience working with children of all ages as a track and field coach, gymnastics coach, lifeguard and swim instructor, and Fit 4 Life Student Leader.
Hi! I’m Sarah-I have a Masters degree in Education, working towards my Ph.D in Sociology-I am interactive, life long learner, and feel that it is imperative that students feel ’empowered’ to learn and want to learn more.
Helen has her B.Ed with distinction. She holds qualifications for Primary, Junior, Intermediate and Senior. Helen also holds her AQ specialist in French and Math. She has been a teacher for over 10 years and is in the process of completing her Master’s in Counselling Psychology.
With a commitment to student success, Nathan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the realm of education. He holds a Master’s degree in Education, specializing in curriculum development and instructional strategies, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (major in English). Nathan has spent over 15 years honing his teaching skills in diverse educational settings, including public and online platforms. His extensive background has equipped him with a deep understanding of the needs and challenges faced by learners of all ages and abilities.
Passionate about personalized instruction, Nathan believes that every student has unique learning styles and individual strengths. Through his engaging teaching methods and tailored lesson plans, he fosters an environment that promotes active learning, critical thinking, and academic growth.
As a dedicated tutor, Nathan offers comprehensive support in a range of subjects, including English Language Arts, Social Studies, science and math (elementary), reading comprehension strategies, academic coaching, and test (Diploma) preparation. His patient and encouraging demeanor instills confidence in his students, empowering them to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.
Nathan’s commitment to excellence extends beyond the classroom. He stays updated with the latest educational trends and incorporates innovative teaching techniques to make learning enjoyable and impactful.
Lisa believes that the best learning happens when students have fun, have a choice, and are engaged in their learning. She is an animated, passionate, and caring teacher. Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Education as a French Immersion generalist. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Calgary. Lisa has been a full-time K-8 French Immersion classroom teacher in Calgary for the past 17 years, including teaching English, grade one online, social-emotional learning, coaching sports, dance instructor, foods teacher, and was a learning coach. As a published author and a keynote speaker, she specializes in whole-child learning, infusing academic subjects with food, language, environmental education, movement, and intergenerational connections.
Lisa is a Certified Health and Yoga Coach, Culinary Nutrition Expert, and Certified cook. She marries this experience with her many years of teaching and parenting experience. She has taught in Thailand, Whistler, Springbank, Airdrie, Calgary, and Cochrane. Lisa is eager to work with families and students to continue encouraging a love of learning.