AMAAN S.

Amaan is pursuing an Honors degree in Computer Science with a double minor in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alberta. With a strong commitment to academic excellence, Amaan has been involved in various research projects focusing on artificial intelligence, data analysis, etc. He has also served as a teaching assistant, demonstrating his passion for sharing knowledge and enhancing the learning experience of peers. Amaan has been recognized with the Marc Howery Memorial Award, reflecting his dedication to his field. He is an active Space Exploration Alberta Robotics member, contributing to community-driven projects and professional development. Looking ahead, Amaan aims to leverage his technology and data analysis expertise to solve real-world problems, aspiring to a career in Robotics and Mechatronics.

 

AMAL S.

Amal is a goal-driven professional educator with a PhD in Economics and a Master’s in Finance and Banking, boasting 15 years of experience in teaching Economics and Business Administration courses. She is adept at planning, delivering, and adapting course curricula and teaching styles in both English and French to optimize student learning. Amal has successfully instructed and mentored over 60 students in a multicultural setting, employing Active Learning methodologies and integrating technology to enhance classroom experiences.

With a passion for education, Amal has contributed significantly to various educational settings. She has served as a Mathematics and Sciences Teacher at La Citadelle Academy of Sciences and Arts, where she instructed curriculum in French for students in grades 3 to 5, implementing innovative teaching strategies to engage students in a bilingual environment. Additionally, she has worked as a Teaching Assistant at Concordia University, developing and teaching Economics and Business Administration courses. She is also currently involved in the Teaching Assistant Program at the University of Toronto and is a Private French Tutor, providing personalized tutoring sessions to enhance critical thinking skills and concentration in French Immersion programs.

Amal’s academic journey includes a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Pedagogy, with a specialization in Online Teaching and Learning, from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. She is a multilingual educator fluent in French, English, and Arabic, and her expertise extends to various educational technology platforms.

In addition to her teaching experience, Amal is actively involved in research and community-based initiatives. Outside of her professional endeavors, Amal enjoys connecting with nature, watching birds and pigeons, and indulging her creative side by writing children’s books.

GRIFFIN H.

Griffin graduated from Humber College in 2022, receiving a Bachelor’s of Music with honours. Griffin is currently enrolled at the University of Toronto completing his Master’s of Teaching, where he is set to graduate in April 2025. Griffin is 24 years old and has been teaching music and mentoring students for over 5 years and has experience working with students of all ages.

Griffin graduated from Kelowna Secondary School in 2018 receiving a diploma with honours, as well as the Holland-Rusk Award, the BC Achievement Scholarship, and the BC District Scholarship for Fine Arts. During his time at Humber College, Griffin was awarded the Bernie Piltch Memorial Scholarship and the Yamaha Canada Music Award.

Griffin has recently completed two placements in TDSB schools and has extensive knowledge of the Ontario curriculum, with a focus on the Junior/Intermediate division.

 

HAFSAH S.

Hafsah holds undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Geography from the University of Cambridge. She has extensive teaching and tutoring experience at the primary school, high school, and university levels.

 

 

 

CHRISTIE L.

Christie, a dedicated educator, holds an undergraduate degree from Toronto Metropolitan University, focusing on English, history, and geography. Currently pursuing a Master’s of Teaching at OISE, University of Toronto, Christie is committed to advancing her expertise in pedagogy and curriculum development.

With experience as a supply teacher in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and six years of casual tutoring, Christie brings practical knowledge and enthusiasm to her teaching endeavors.

Beyond education, Christie finds joy in her love for animals, baking, and exploring new hobbies. Her diverse interests contribute to her well-rounded approach to teaching and enrich her interactions with students.

Christie’s blend of academic achievement, teaching experience, and personal passions make her a dynamic and engaging educator. Dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students, Christie is poised to make a positive impact in the field of education.

JAMES S.

James Schultz found his passion for writing as the editor of his high-school newspaper. Under his direction, it fell prey to censorship battles and published only one issue. At university, he spent his time writing bad dystopian novels, and paid a heavy academic price for it. Returning to Toronto to pursue a career in screenwriting, he co-wrote ​Disappearance at Clifton Hill​ with director Albert Shin for Rhombus Media, starring Tuppence Middleton and David Cronenberg. After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019, it was picked up for North American distribution by IFC Midnight and reached #1 on US Netflix. Between his screenwriting and story editing duties, he still finds time to work on his next bad dystopian novel.

 

Camilia D.

Camilia is a professional and passionate tutor with over 6 years of experience teaching and tutoring. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biology, and is pursing her Doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine. Camilia is a certified ESL instructor, and has worked with students at a variety of grade and ability levels. Camilia loves teaching, learning, art, music, cooking and travelling. On her free time she takes photographs and runs outside 🙂

Rayan B.

Rayan is currently in teachers college and in the process of completing his Grades 7 – 12 teaching certification at York University with English and Dramatic Arts as his declared teachable subjects.

In the past, Rayan has excelled in his time working at Kumon as a Math and Reading Tutor where he taught learners in pre-school and Grades 1 – 6 and successfully helped them improve their foundational literacy (reading and writing) and numeracy skills (basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

Outside of school and work, Rayan has also volunteered at the Christian Centre Church’s after school homework club, and Inner City Outreach. Here he helped at-risk Grades 6 – 8 children from the Jane and Finch area gain both the skills and confidence that they needed to perform at their very best, across a variety of different academic subjects.

When he is not busy tutoring his super cool Prep Academy students, Rayan loves to watch movies and shows (he’s a big into cinema), read comic books (he’s also an unapologetic geek) and play chess and poker (not very well though).

Julia G.

Julia is a teacher candidate at York University’s concurrent education program. She aims to teach the Intermediate/Senior age groups when she graduates from university. She completed her undergrad at York University with a major in theatre and a minor in history. Julia has gained most of her teaching experience through working with different age groups at daycares and previous tutoring opportunities. Prior to university, Julia has tutored different subject matters including english, geography, history, and the arts.

Aside from her passion for teaching, Julia has worked as an assistant manager at a retail store and volunteered with drama camps over multiple summers. Julia used to take dance and singing lessons recreationally throughout her childhood. She also enjoys music and movies that she can share with others. Julia is very passionate when working with students and aims for each student to leave working with her to enjoy at least one element of what they have learned together.

 

Andrew K.

Andrew completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia, before acquiring a Master’s of Teaching at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Andrew has taught in most subject areas while specializing in English, History, Social Studies and Technologies.

With a further background as an electrician, he also has a strong understanding of calculus, algebra, trigonometry and foundations mathematics. Throughout his trades and teacher education, Andrew has participated in tutoring a wide variety of students, including first and second-year undergrads. During his time as a teacher, he has found that curating the subject to meet the unique and individual needs and interests of the student is key to their learning success.