PAUL B.

 Paul holds a Bachelor of History from the University of Calgary as is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Education from St. Mary’s University. He has worked with students from K-12 and specializes in effective student engagement strategies. Paul is currently an elementary school volunteer, a piano teacher, and a passionate history enthusiast.Paul tailors his teaching style around the belief that learning gaps develop as a result of elements that are external to a student instead of their capabilities. As a result, his approach to teaching focuses on identifying and removing hurdles so that students can learn to enjoy achieving their goals independently.

Paul is an energetic individual who is excited about the field of education. He enjoys the process of one-to-one relationship building with students and takes pride in their success.

ALYSSA W.

Alyssa is an Ontario Certified Primary/Junior and Intermediate Teacher. She completed her Undergraduate Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University as well as her Bachelor of Education at Nipissing University with a minor in English. Alyssa is a supply teacher with the school boards and has additional qualifications in Math Pt. 1 – she has worked with students with a range of learning styles and abilities.

Alyssa grew up with a deep love of teaching and she is very passionate about what she does. She highly encourages her students to participate in hands-on activities when learning new concepts. Alyssa finds that developing a positive relationship first is important and then learning will follow. Alyssa always tries to incorporate her student’s interests into lessons to create more meaningful and fun lessons. Her goal is to teach so that learning feels fun and that her students feel comfortable to make mistakes with her so that they can grow together as learners. In her spare time, Alyssa loves to stay active by playing sports or going to the gym.

AMY C.

Amy graduated in April of 2021 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts and a Double Major in French and Philosophy, as well as a Minor in Italian and Cultural Studies. She is currently a teacher candidate at OISE/University of Toronto Master of Teaching program and will complete her Masters in 2023. Amy has worked with students of all ages in academic, athletic, and extracurricular environments. This past year she was given the opportunity to teach within the YCDSB as an elementary school teacher. It has provided her with much joy and valuable teaching experience. Her role required her to adapt accordingly, being able to time manage, organize efficiently, create a safe, fun, and educational space for her many students, and provide diversified methods of learning as every child retains knowledge at a different capacity. Amy can tutor French & Math at primary/junior levels as well as French, English, Philosophy and Italian to secondary levels. It is Amy’s goal to aid every child in the success of their learning. She strives to not only help students improve on an academic level but allow them to dig deeper and realize their capabilities.

OLIVIA C.

Olivia has a BA in English and Secondary Education and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in History. An attentive and passionate English educator with 15+ of experience in ELA grades 7-12, Regents, SAT and ACT prep, and writing instruction, Olivia integrates interdisciplinary content knowledge and skills with a learner-centered approach to foster positive relationships and differentiation to promote achievement. Olivia is highly skilled in content development and implementation, using standards, data, and technology to improve student performance and success.

 

JORDAN G.

Jordan is an Ontario Certified Teacher. He grew up in Sudbury, Ontario where he completed an Undergraduate Degree in English Literature as well as received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Laurentian University. He then received a Master’s degree in New Media and Communication from McMaster University. Throughout his school experiences, Jordan realized how passionate he was about helping others achieve their goals. In his spare time, Jordan works one-on-one with children ranging from 6 years to high school. He has supported the improvement of their writing, reading, and vocabulary skills. Jordan believes in building a strong relationship with his student in order to help them achieve their academic goals as well as provide meaningful life skills that can be used outside of the classroom. As a mentor, Jordan continuously develops novel strategies for working with children and makes each experience rewarding and fun.

BRITTANY G.

 Brittany is an elementary school teacher who is currently teaching Grade 1/2 and has experience teaching kindergarten to Grade 6. She has been teaching for 11 years and tutoring students 1:1 for over 14 years. Brittany has completed her Masters of Education with a focus on differentiated instruction in the classroom along with additional qualification courses in reading, math and special education. Brittany enjoys spending her free time with the family at cottage.

MEGAN G.

Megan G. is a certified English teacher who has taught all grades 7-12. Currently teaching middle school English Language Arts in Connecticut, she has tutored upper elementary, middle, and high school students ranging in subjects from English, Social Studies, Spanish, test prep, summer work, college essay writing, and executive functioning/organizational systems support.

 

Grace G.

Grace (she/her) has a master’s of English Literature from the University of Alberta and completed her undergraduate degree with a double major in Classical Studies and English Literature from the University of British Columbia.

During her time at UBC, Grace created and facilitated an undergraduate seminar course in Indigenous Literatures, a teaching experience that was enriched by her experience as a tutor and substitute teacher in Yellowknife for students from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Now, returning to Yellowknife from Edmonton after completing her graduate degree, Grace is enthusiastic to apply her experience in the field as a literacy and writing tutor.

Born and raised in Yellowknife, she is always excited to return home and join in on festivities like Folk on the Rocks and the Old Town Ramble and Ride. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cross-country skiing, and travelling.

 

Nicholle T.

Nicholle has a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. She has worked with students at all levels from grades K-12, although she primarily teaches grades K-6. Nicholle is currently a Teacher on Call and has worked at a number of schools in Kelowna. She has a zest for learning and encourages all of her students to stay curious and to keep a growth mindset. Nicholle is passionate about helping students succeed and feel confident in their learning. She tailors her teaching to meet students where they are at and works with her students to set goals and make a measurable plan to accomplish them.

In her free time, Nicholle enjoys hiking in the beautiful Okanagan, getting lost in a good book, and letting her creative side out through painting.

 

Maddi C.

Maddi has a Master’s degree in adolescents Education. Maddi is qualified to teach English up to grade 12.