Abigail is a graduate of Queen’s University’s Concurrent Education BAH/B.Ed program with qualifications in Geography and Biology and a specialization in School and Classroom Leadership. She has experience with the International Baccalaureate program and students with exceptionalities.

Abigail’s teaching philosophy revolves encouraging students to rethink their perception of a subject area through engaging inquiry based activities. She prioritizes real life connections to spark interest and provide the ‘why’ behind the content.

Abigail was born in Halifax, NS and moved to BC in 2022. She is passionate about sustainability and bee conservation, and loves to try out new recipes, ski, and read in her free time.


Kameisha Edwards is an Ontario certified teacher with three years of experience working with the Toronto District School Board. She has previously worked as a Behaviour Therapist with 5 years of hands on experience in Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI). Kameisha is proficient in working with children diagnosed with developmental and intellectual disabilities. She possesses additional qualifications in teaching English language learners and special education. She have effectively been implementing culturally responsive pedagogy, inquiry based learning and individualized learning plans to meet children’s needs throughout the years. Kameisha is compassionate, well organized and patient with excellent communication, interpersonal and social skills along with strong determination of providing the highest quality of services to all students in order for them to discover their unique potential. Kameisha has completed her studies in Primary/Junior Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University and looking forward to becoming your child’s tutor.


Jerrica is an Ontario certified teacher. She obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto where she studied English Dramatic Arts and Cinema Studies. She then attended Trent University in order to obtain her Bachelor of Education. Her teaching qualifications include English and Drama at the intermediate/senior level. She also completed an additional qualification course at York University in order to teach dance at the high school level.
She has many years of teaching experience both in the traditional classroom setting as well as in dance and yoga studios. She has completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training certification and also teaches meditation. Her professional background in wellness and yoga equip her with the knowledge and skills to help students achieve a healthy work/life balance and understands the importance of practicing self-care and mindfulness. She feels these practices are also vitally important life learnings for students alongside their academic education/achievements. She is a warm and caring teacher. Jerrica has a passion for the performative arts and storytelling. She is an animal lover (and a vegan) with a passion for environmentalism. She is a highly creative person who is actively involved in the Toronto creative arts and film community. In her spare time Jerrica enjoys walking the beach with music, drinking tea, creating art, writing, reading, as well as watching/analyzing films. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, her husband, closest friends and loved ones (including her dachshund dog, Raven, and Himalayan cat, Emelio).


Trisha Lee is a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Studies, with a minor in Sociology. She is currently in the first of two years at York University for Bachelor of Education. She will become an intermediate/ senior Teacher with the qualifications to teach Family Studies and General Social Science courses. Trisha has a background and passion for working with children and youth with disabilities and learning exceptionalities. She worked at the Geneva Centre for Autism for many years in the Group Services department as a Shift Leader. During her time at this organization, she had the pleasure of working one-to-one with individuals to learn and complete the goals set out by the families. She created strong rapport with the clients and families, through communication to help them achieve their goals and succeed to the fullest. Outside of work Trisha enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as reading and exploring nature. Trisha is currently a volunteer in an after-school program, where she helps students from grades three to eight with their homework and reading skills. She really enjoys helping others to understand material they may have learned in school and caters to the various learning styles of the students she helps.


Lina Wu is an Ontario Certified Teacher with basic teaching qualifications in Junior-Intermediate. Born and raised in Toronto, she moved to St. Catharines to complete her studies in Concurrent Education at Brock University. Throughout her six-year program, she completed her teaching internships with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, Peel District School Board and the Toronto District School Board. After graduating in June 2022 and receiving her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees, she continues to immerse herself in the education industry and works at a Montessori School. Lina is always hungry for growth (and a platter of sushi). She has additional qualifications in Primary Education and Special Education to further her knowledge and grow as an educator. In her spare time, you can find her spending time with her loved ones, exploring the city, or playing her cello/ piano. Her friendly personality and her quick rapport with her students allow them to feel comfortable asking for help and understanding the content. Lina has always loved working with children and looks forward to all of their ‘Aha!’ moments. Tutoring is something she would like to continue to do outside of her regular teaching position.


Jamie is currently a grade 2/3 teacher with the Toronto District School Board. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Teaching in Elementary Education, and is currently completing his Master of Arts in Social Justice Education. He also holds additional qualifications in Special Education, Primary/Junior Literacy, Mathematics, Reading, ESL, and Kindergarten.
During the summer months, Jamie fulfills the role of Program Director with Westcoast Connection. Over the past 10 summers he has directed programs all over Canada, USA, Europe and Australia.


Rebecca graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She completed her Master of Teaching at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto in 2022. In her placements, she delivered engaging and effective lessons in Math, Literacy, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education, taking a special interest in helping students succeed in science and math with a hands-on and interactive approach. Given the opportunity to be an ESL teacher, Rebecca dedicated herself to each of her student’s success by leveraging their strengths and interests. Furthermore, Rebecca has additional qualifications in math and special education which informs all aspects of her teaching practice. She believes that all students have the ability to learn, succeed, and reach their goals. In her spare time, Rebecca loves to play tennis, bake, and try new restaurants.


Dasha graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science of Language. She successfully completed a post-graduate certificate program in Speech and Language Sciences at Brock University. She is currently completing her Master’s of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology with a minor in Audiology. Dasha has a strong passion for working with individuals with communication challenges to improve their quality of life. As she completes her Master’s program, Dasha is accustomed to creating interactive and individualized lesson plans that fit the needs for each of her clients in therapy sessions. Many of Dasha’s work experiences involve working with children with various disabilities in the academic and respite capacity which she thoroughly enjoys and finds extremely rewarding. In her spare time, Dasha enjoys a tasty fish taco, eating at new restaurants, going to the gym, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family!


Karen is an Ontario Certified Teacher since 2014 and is currently teaching a Grade 2/3 class. She grew up in Toronto and speaks English anad Cantonese. After graduating from Queens University with a focus on Arts-Based Education, Karen pursued her two passions; teaching children and travelling. She started her teaching career overseas in Vietnam and Cambodia. In 2017 she moved back home to Toronto and has since been teaching at various schools across the Toronto District School Board from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Her favourite subject is Mathematics and in her spare time she enjoys tutoring children to discover a love for mathematics. Karen has tutored 1-on-1 for the past 6 years both online and in-person. She builds a strong and positive relationship with children that ensure engagement in learning and developing strategies for problem-solving, reading, writing, etc.. For more information on Karen’s additional qualifications, her OCT number is 652670.



Lesley, or Les as she likes to be called, is a certified teacher of 22 years.  Les came from Montreal to complete M.A. courses at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and then completed her teacher certification as well as specialist courses in Special Education. She later acquired a  Masters in Social Work at U of T with a focus on children and families.
Les loves kids and likes people. She is a kind, energetic and creative person who would like to share her love of teaching with younger learners in the earlier grades.  Les has a profound love of books and reading and art. Even before she had her own child, Les began to collect children’s books and is happy to have a little library of her own.
Les is experienced working with students with diverse learning styles and challenges (including learning differences / disabilities, attention issues and anxiousness).  She is well-equipped to build an effective plan to support young learners on their journey to tackling reading, language and numeracy skills. Les has excellent people skills and will communicate clearly with parents about their child’s progress. She employs creative strategies and engaging resources for learners. Les has a patient, friendly and playful approach to teaching.