Abigail has a passion for education and has been a tutor for two years now, specifically teaching French, English, and Math. She is a University of Toronto graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction) and is now pursuing her Masters of Teaching (Junior/Intermediate) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, also at the University of Toronto. In addition to tutoring, Abigail has many other teaching experiences. She has worked as an Emergency Supply Teacher, a Summer School teaching assistant, and an administrative support with the Upper Grand District School Board. She is also a swim instructor and loves teaching all age groups in and out of the pool. Abigail now lives in Toronto and enjoys running, hiking, camping, and exploring the city.
Cynthia is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She grew up in Mississauga. Her family moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina when she was 7 and she spent two years in Spanish Immersion at an American private school, setting the stage for further language learning. She completed an Undergraduate Degree in French at the University of Toronto (Erindale) and then lived and worked both in Beauport, Quebec and Penne d’Agenais, France, where she perfected her French language skills. Coming from a family of teachers, Cynthia signed on with the Peel District School Board as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant in 1988. She loved this role but wished to be involved in program planning and in 1994 graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Education. Cynthia worked for the Peel District School Board for 30 years before retiring and also for 3 years as a supply teacher afterwards. During that time she mainly taught junior French Immersion; Core French; ELL; Physical and Health Education; Drama/Dance (French). Helping students learn is woven into the fabric of her being.
In addition Cynthia is a Special Events volunteer for the Oakville and Milton Humane Society and is actively involved in their activities.
Ziad graduated from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, with a master’s degree in
Chemical engineering. He was a lecturer in mathematics at the University of Alberta and
has 20 years of teaching experience. He can teach mathematics and science both in
English and in French. Passionate about mathematics teaching, he can accurately find
students’ problems and solve them quickly. He has helped many students obtain perfect or excellent in school Math, Chemistry, AP chemistry and calculus or IB (Math, Chemistry and Physics), SAT and SSAT Math, Singapore Math, Math Contest. He has taught more than 150 students in Vancouver at secondary school and college in
various situations in-person and online, and even at undergraduate university level like
calculus for 1st and second years university. He has especially significant experience in teaching Mathematics and Chemistry to High-School Students in West Vancouver (85% among them raise their grade from 70 % to 90 % and above).
In addition to his experience in teaching in Canada, since he is multilingual, he also has
several years of experience in teaching High- School Students in Switzerland in multiple
Institutes and Schools in the region of Lausanne and Geneva.
Ashley graduated from the University of Windsor with a double major in French & Spanish studies and continued her passion for teaching at Western University. She is in her 3rd year of teaching and holds the primary/junior qualifications with specialty in the French Immersion stream. She started her career teaching in a wonderful grade 2 class and continued teaching at the same school for a grade 5/6 class the following year! From a young age, Ashley has had a passion for teaching. Whether it be as a Piano Instructor, Community Program Coordinator, or even teaching at an Adult Language Learning Center, she loves helping others reach their best potential. She values diversity and inclusive environments for her students and fosters positive one-to-one activities to further her students’ understanding. Ashley loves going on adventures and some of her hobbies include outdoor activities, reading fiction books and cooking.
Ines has a Master Degree in Marketing and has a Bachelor degree in Education. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with 10 years of teaching experience. Ines is a native french who teaches maths, sciences and french at a public elementary school. Additionally, she completed an AQ (additional qualification) in Special Education. She has a strong experience working with students with special needs (Autistic spectrum, TDAH, learning disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia …).
Ines has a true passion for helping students grow and reach their full potential, she is committed to working with them in a personalized manner to help them achieve their goals.
Her enthusiasm, her energy and her ability to capture the attention of her students make her an excellent teacher who masters all disciplines.
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.
With over five years of experience in tutoring and program coordination, Olivia has developed a diverse skill set in leading and implementing academic support for children of all ages. In addition to private tutoring, Olivia has experience in Montessori settings, teaching French at The Clover School and Casa Vera Montessori. Olivia has completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from York University. She is on her way to achieving her Bachelor of Education at York University in the Primary/Junior cohort as well. Her tutoring experiences include leading weekly French Classes to students with The French Tutor Co. and working as an academic Tutor with Extra Ed Inc. While Olivia is comfortable working with all ages in Language Arts and Social Sciences, she continues to focus on Primary/Junior teachable’s, able to support students in any subject grade 8 or below in English or French.
Fanny speaks French, Spanish, English and German. She has taught in several countries, including Thailand, Mauritius and Mexico. Since then, she has been living in Kelowna for 5 years, a city that she loves. She is passionate and enjoys teaching in a playful way to people of all ages. She has a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in psychology. She enjoys playing volleyball and skiing at Big White.
Hello & Bonjour! Jasmine is currently a French teacher in PDSB. She has a Master’s degree in Teaching from OISE, where she focused on the French language and the impact of multilingualism on academic, social and psychological success.
Kelly has years of tutoring experience in various subjects and grades, with a particular interest in math. Her teaching philosophy is rooted in building trust, adding clarity, and embracing flexibility. As a parent of two middle-schoolers, she understands the unique challenges faced by today’s students (and parents).
As a recent career-shifter, Kelly has over 20 years of corporate training experience, including teaching in business classrooms around the world. She has also taught with CPA Alberta. Kelly is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education at Ambrose University, with a commitment to lifelong learning.
Kelly studied French Immersion in Calgary and her kids are enrolled in this program as well. She is a strong believer in the power of learning a second language.
When she is not teaching, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, skiing and reading.