Felix G.

Felix is an honours physics and computer science student in his senior year at McGill University. His current research involves exploring the ways YouTube and Facebook encourage siloing of thought, particularly in politics and health. Before McGill, Felix worked part-time as a museum guide at the National Museum of Math in New York City. He is passionate about mathematics and physics — especially the mathematics and physics of chaos – and has four years of experience helping students as a tutor. In his free time you can find him teaching himself guitar, practicing Muay Thai, or eating grilled cheese.

Jennifer P.

Jennifer is a certified teacher in British Columbia. She obtained her Bachelor of Education in 2020 from UBC Okanagan with a specialty in elementary education. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology. Jen has worked with students aged K-12 as she has been a Teacher on Call in Kelowna since 2020. She is passionate about making learning fun and helping students discover all their strengths while ensuring they have the support and confidence to push through challenges. Jennifer loves to connect with her students and include things that they love in their learning. She truly believes that when you make learning meaningful, children will find success in whatever they are working on.

In her spare time Jen loves to stay active by teaching spin classes, spending time with her family and friends and traveling to new places.

AMY S.

Amy has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Brandeis University and a graduate degree in Literacy Education, Birth-Grade 6 from Fordham University. She taught elementary school for 18 years, with a primary focus in grades 3-5. She currently works as a content designer for a large Edtech company.

Amy is a big advocate of Carol Dweck’s Mindset book and uses “growth mindset” language both in her curriculum writing and work with students. She enjoys delving into all subjects, be it writing, math, reading, grammar or social studies. She loves using manipulatives and visual aids, especially when learning math concepts, as well as making learning come alive through real world application. With ELA concepts, it is her ultimate goal to help students love reading and uncover the beauty of writing as a form of self-expression and actualization. Amy aims to help each child grow their self-confidence, encourage a true love of learning and ultimately blossom into their best self!

 

KRISTA V.

Krista is a second-year student at Queen’s University in the Concurrent Education program hoping to become a high school teacher in the future. Krista is working towards her major in health studies with teachable subjects in geography and Indigenous studies. She loves helping others and has always had a passion for teaching. Krista has grown-up-loving sports, and she proudly became a member of the Queen’s Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team this past year. She understands the importance of both mental and physical health and would love nothing more than to help young students learn how to balance both.

Although she is not a certified teacher…yet, Krista has worked with young children often. She has spent her summers working at camps teaching different activities such as crafts, biking and swimming. In high school, Krista spent time tutoring and working in a classroom as a co-op student.

In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, playing sports, or exercising, exploring new places, and spending time outdoors.

 

Noée S.

EN: Noée graduated high school top of her class and has been working in the education field for over 7 years, tutoring children from ages 5 to 15. In addition to academic content support, Noée helps her students keep track of their schedules and encourages them to develop a penchant for learning. She comes from French origins and is perfectly bilingual.

FR: Noée a obtenu son diplôme d’études secondaires en tête de sa classe et travaille dans le domaine de l’éducation depuis plus de 7 ans, encadrant des enfants de 5 à 15 ans. En plus du soutien au contenu scolaire, Noée aide ses élèves à suivre leur emploi du temps et les encourage à développer un penchant pour l’apprentissage. Elle est d’origine française et parfaitement bilingue.

Deandra H.

Deandra is someone who is committed to her profession in education and is a life-long learner. Deandra holds a Bachelors of Education and will complete her Professional Master of Education this summer. Deandra has over ten years of experience working with children and young adolescents. Two of these years she has been teaching in a special needs classroom and is currently working at an elementary school teaching science. Deandra is someone who adapts her teaching approaches to meet the individual needs of each student.

Queen’s University: Professional Master of Education in Classroom Specialist
Bishop’s University: Bachelor in Education

Emily E.

EN: Emily is an Honours English student at Concordia University. She has been recognized and awarded for her subject excellence in Mathematics, English reading and writing, on top of her overall perseverance as a well-rounded student. She has experience working with children and adolescents in which she thoroughly enjoys teaching and helping them reach their full academic potential. She is very passionate about learning and takes pleasure in connecting with and impacting her apprentices lives for the better. On top of academic success, Emily brings enjoyment, self-confidence, study tips and an overall pleasant learning environment personalized for each student to her sessions.

FR: Emily est étudiante en anglais avec spécialisation à l’Université Concordia. Elle a été reconnue et récompensée pour son excellence en mathématiques, en lecture et en écriture en anglais, en plus de sa persévérance générale en tant qu’étudiante bien équilibrée. Elle a une expérience de travail avec les enfants et les adolescents dans laquelle elle aime beaucoup enseigner et les aider à atteindre leur plein potentiel scolaire. Elle est très passionnée par l’apprentissage et prend plaisir à se connecter avec ses apprentis et à améliorer leur vie. En plus de la réussite scolaire, Emily apporte à ses sessions du plaisir, de la confiance en soi, des conseils d’étude et un environnement d’apprentissage globalement agréable et personnalisé pour chaque élève.

Carolina Z.

EN: Carolina has taught elementary and high school students for over six years. She is a versatile teacher with experience working at private enrichment academies and public tutoring services. She is currently studying BioMedical Sciences at McGill and is very passionate about helping students explore their full potential at a young age.

McGill University: Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science (IP)

FR: Carolina enseigne aux élèves du primaire et du secondaire depuis plus de six ans. Elle est une enseignante polyvalente avec une expérience de travail dans des académies d’enrichissement privées et des services de tutorat publics. Elle étudie actuellement les sciences biomédicales à McGill et est très passionnée d’aider les étudiants à explorer leur plein potentiel à un jeune âge.

Tiana B.

EN: Tiana has her diploma in College Studies in Honours Law, Society, and Justice from Marianopolis College and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Political Science Major with Sociology with a double minor in English. Tiana says that forging a connection between the student and the subject is something she loves about coaching. The “oh, I get it!” moments are part of what leads students to enjoy a subject, and she like finding the key organization strategy or learning technique that unlocks that passion.

FR: Tiana est titulaire d’un diplôme d’études collégiales en droit, société et justice du Marianopolis College et poursuit actuellement son baccalauréat en sciences politiques avec majeure en sociologie avec une double mineure en anglais. Tiana dit que forger une connexion entre l’étudiant et le sujet est quelque chose qu’elle aime dans le coaching. Le “oh, j’ai compris !” les moments font partie de ce qui amène les élèves à apprécier une matière, et elle aime trouver la stratégie d’organisation clé ou la technique d’apprentissage qui libère cette passion.

Giovanna C.

“I see potential in every student and coaching gives me the opportunity to empower students to become high achievers.

​I hope that I can ultimately inspire and encourage students to persevere and actively seek opportunities to grow.”

McGill University​ Masters of Education in Educational Psychology

McGill University Bachelor’s of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language