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.
Hannah is a New York State Certified Special Education Teacher for Birth-Grade 2. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Vermont and has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Hunter College. Hannah has six years of teaching experience within both general and special education classrooms in New York City. Hannah has experience working with all types of learners, including students with autism, developmental delays, traumatic brain injuries, and dyslexia. Throughout her time as a special education teacher, Hannah has gained skills in individualizing and differentiating lessons to meet the needs of all students. She is highly skilled at modifying and creating supplemental learning materials to enhance learning and allow students to master and retain the concepts. Hannah believes in a multi-sensory and multi-modal approach to learning and incorporates explicit instruction, exploratory learning, tactile manipulatives, and kinesthetic movements into her lessons. Hannah is also trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach to literacy instruction and Multi-Sensory Math. She approaches all her sessions with a growth mindset for all students to succeed. Hannah enjoys reading, travelling, knitting, and ice skating in her free time.
Brianna has a passion for educating young minds. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with both a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, excelling in the fast track program. Brianna will soon graduate from her 6th year degree in Teacher Leadership. Brianna is inspired by learning the most current and effective strategies to ensure learners success, which is why she taught and continues to teach at a competitive range of school districts. Using innovative tips and tools to progress students learning and boost confidence, is the motive behind her teaching strategy!