Maya is currently pursuing her Master of Teaching at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. She has received her Honours Bachelor of Arts in French Language Teaching and Learning from the University of Toronto Mississauga, with minors in Education Studies and Psychology. Her significant instructional background includes various teaching placements in grade 2, 3, and 7 French immersion classes, along with many years as a summer camp instructor for children aged 4 to 11. She possesses practical expertise in teaching all subjects within the Primary-Junior age division (grades 1-6) and is especially proficient in French language instruction. Drawing from these valuable experiences, Maya excels at creating engaging lesson plans and educational activities tailored to accommodate students’ unique learning abilities. She is committed to utilizing her academic foundation in the field of education and extensive teaching experience to facilitate effective and meaningful learning opportunities for students.
FR: Christian est titulaire d’un MBA et d’un diplôme d’ingénieur. Il a de l’expérience dans le tutorat d’étudiants en ligne et en personne. Christian a travaillé en tant qu’ingénieur professionnel et a principalement travaillé dans le domaine des technologies de l’information (IT). Il est passionné par les mathématiques, la physique et les sciences. Christian est motivé pour partager son expérience et sa passion avec les autres. Il a de l’expérience en matière de tutorat pour aider les jeunes en mathématiques.
EN: Christian has an MBA and an Engineering degree. He has experience tutoring students both online and in-person. Christian has worked as a professional engineer and has mainly worked in Information Technology (IT). He is passionate about mathematics, physics, and sciences. Christian is motivated to share his experience and passion with others. He has tutoring experience helping youth with mathematics.
Cynthia is an Ontario Certified Teacher with over 20 years of classroom experience and currently works with the Toronto District School Board. Born and raised in Montreal, Cynthia’s love of teaching began when she was a case worker in high security youth detention centers. She tended to the young offenders in their academic school day and discovered her passion for helping all children reach their potential and challenge them to be curious and take chances when learning. She then earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Concordia in 2001 and moved to Toronto to begin her teaching career.
Knowing four languages, she specialized in teaching English as a second language and had several teaching positions in various grade levels as well as a central position in her school board. She presently teaches core French and English as a Second language. She has a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by non-native speakers and is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all her students.
In her spare time, Cynthia enjoys long distance running, viewing documentaries, as well as spending time with her friends, family, and her Frenchie Dolce.
Najee R. H. served in the United States Air Force as an Electrical and Environmental Systems Aircraft Mechanic. He graduated from Excelsior University with a degree in Liberal Arts and is currently a Juris Doctorate candidate at Trinty Law School. He specializes in Standardized Testing (ACT, SAT, LSAT, ASVAB), and subjects such as English, History, Science, Social Studies, and College Essay Writing. He enjoys cooking with his wife, volunteering, hiking, fishing, and reading. With hard work and determination, he believes anyone can achieve what they set their mind to.
Lilly is an Ontario Certified Teacher and a dedicated secondary school educator with a specialization in grades 7-12, in science and French education. Holding a bachelor’s degree in science with a major in biology, she brings a strong academic foundation to her teaching. Lilly extends her passion for education by tutoring students in science, math, and French.
Lilly has also served as a swim instructor, camp counselor, and children’s hospital teacher. These diverse experiences reflect her dedication to providing enriching educational opportunities in various settings. In her free time, Lilly finds enjoys watching movies, baking, and taking walks with her dog. Her varied experiences, makes her a valued mentor and educator in both the classroom and individualized learning settings.
Marielle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies with a specialization in Japanese literature and philosophy from the Université de Montréal. Recognized for her academic dedication and accomplishments, she received numerous distinctions. With over 5 years of tutoring experience spanning from pre-K to university levels, Marielle is enthusiastic about both learning and imparting her educational zeal. Her primary objective is to assist students in uncovering their passions and unlocking their full potential, all while fostering a more enjoyable learning environment.
Ana is a young professional & educator. She has a combined experience of 10+ years teaching all ages in varying subjects such as French, music, social sciences, and junior level math & sciences. She completed her French Immersion Certificate in 2016 & graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor in Public Affairs & Policy Management in 2021. Throughout her time at Carleton, she worked as an Economics Workshop Facilitator where she was constantly coming up with creative ways to present information to students- catering to all different types of learning styles. Ana is an incredibly skilled communicator & has a love for teaching that is evident in her work. She believes an individualized approach is the key to the success of her students. In her spare time she likes to read, sing in choir & spend time with friends & family!
Dinah is an Ontario Certified Teacher and currently works with the Toronto District School Board. Her journey through the world of elementary education spans over two decades. Her path is a tapestry of experiences, from glitter-glued fingers to lunchbox mysteries that turned into unexpected science experiments. Dinah has worn many hats in her career, teaching multiple grades and subjects, including French, over the years. Her most recent teaching assignment as a kindergarten teacher is a perfect fit for her nurturing personality. Within the walls of her classroom she creates a safe space where learners can take risks, make mistakes, and grow.
Before becoming a teacher, Dinah embarked on her academic journey at Western University in London, Ontario. There, she pursued a dual major in French and Film. This was followed by earning her Bachelor of Education from the University of Windsor in 2004.
Outside the realm of academia, Dinah enjoys lacing up her hiking boots to conquer the great outdoors. Her passion for adventure extends to her ears, as she’s an avid listener of true crime podcasts, a fitting hobby for a teacher who knows how to keep her students on the edge of their seats. When she’s not hiking or solving mysteries, you’ll find Dinah engrossed in autobiographies, delving into the lives of individuals who’ve made their mark on the world.
Ardenne is a first year Honours Health Science student at Marianopolis College. She has experience tutoring both elementary and high school students in a variety of subjects, particularly the sciences and math. Ardenne graduated high school with the Governor General Academic Medal, in addition to multiple other awards for academic achievements. Ardenne’s goal is for all students to find joy and success in learning. She strives to create a positive learning environment for her students as well as support them in developing their inner academic strength.
Marcela is an OCT Certified Teacher currently teaching at a high school in Etobicoke with the TCDSB. She currently teaches Grade 9-12 French and Spanish. She studied French from Grades 5-12 in the Extended French program and all through university. She also spent five weeks in Quebec, studying and practicing the language. In university, she minored in Religion and English – making her capable to teach English as well. She was born in Guatemala, which is how she learned Spanish, but has lived in Toronto since she was 5. She truly enjoys teaching as her vocation, she is kind and has the patience and care to take on one-on-one tutoring.