JUDY Z.

Judy is currently a teacher candidate completing her Masters of Teaching degree at OISE, University of Toronto. She has undergrad degrees in mathematics & psychology from U of T and can tutor all math courses from G7-G12. Judy has classroom experience teaching High School mathematics during her practicums and is passionate about math. Her own experience in Junior High & High School with kind and supportive math teachers inspired her to become a teacher herself. Judy has been actively engaged in volunteer and work opportunities related to education and has worked with students with diverse abilities and learning needs. She’s looking forward to helping students boost their academic skills and confidence in Math.

YIMAN Y.

Yiman has a Bachelor Degrees in Education and Mathematics. She is a dynamic educator with experience in both Canadian and international school settings. She strives to help students realize their potential through goal setting and understanding students’ passions. Whether tutoring young children or at the high school level, Yiman aims to support students in understanding why academics are important and how it will help them in life and school.

KAISY R.

Kaisy is an Ontario Certified teacher with a Bachelor of Education from Queen’s University specializing in Math, Science and Chemistry as her teachable subjects.

Kaisy is a supply teacher with the school boards and has extensive tutoring experience. Science and Mathematics are a passion that Kaisy enjoys sharing with her students and she loves to help others find a specific interest that inspires learning and provides a different view of the world. Kaisy believes that the specific methodology changes, but the enthusiasm for discovering new things in a way that works for each person is the same. She is continually motivated by the confidence each student gains after accomplishing a difficult task and is committed to helping students develop a love of learning based on their individual interests and specific abilities. Kaisy is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. She enjoys hiking, rock climbing and camping and she recently found her new all-time favourite – Bubble Tea!

LUCY Z.

Lucy has a bachelor of science degree from McGill University with a major in pharmacology and a minor in psychology. She has a 3.78 GPA in the last two years of her degree. Currently, Lucy is pursuing a bachelor of secondary education degree at the University of Alberta, with a major in chemistry and a minor in biology. She is one semester away from completing her education degree.

Through her volunteer work and student-teaching, Lucy has directly taught Chemistry 20, Biology 20, and Science 10. Throughout last year, she worked online helping high-school students proofread and improve their writing through Zoom meetings. She also worked in elementary settings to assist with math, reading, and writing tasks. She values clear communication with students and families, and catering her teaching style/pacing for each student.

JENNY C.

Jenny is a K-12 Ontario Certified Teacher who has specializations in Math and French. Jenny is currently a secondary teacher working with Halton District School Board and Toronto District School Board teaching Core French, French Immersion, Mathematics and Mandarin. She has experience and certifications in SSAT Prep, and IB programs and taken on various roles; teacher, mentor, tutor, coach and supervisor. Jenny believes that all students will succeed when given the right tools and resources based on the needs of the student. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, cooking, badminton, volleyball and exploring new music.

Cici L.

Cici is an Ontario teacher candidate from the University of Toronto majoring in Master of Teaching. She completed her first master’s degree at the State University of New York at Binghamton in the United States and her bachelor’s degree at Wuhan University in China. Over these years, Cici travelled, studied, worked in different countries, and gained great insight into social justice and inequality. While doing an internship at the United Nations and being a volunteer teacher with low-income communities in New York City, Cici learned her passion for K-12 education to bring an invaluable change to the world. Since then, she has been working as a curriculum developer, learning facilitator, tutor, and teacher for children ages 3 to 16. Besides, she has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders. Her cheerful attitude, dedicated working ethic, and professional teaching knowledge help her win the trust of both the children and parents. Currently, she is a private teacher for kids from 4 to 7 years old. She has supported the improvement of their spelling, reading, writing, and math skills. In her spare time, Cici likes drawing and painting. She believes the art skills connect to every subject and bring joy to children during the learning process!

JINGYA (ANNA) H.

Anna (Jingya) is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She grew up in China and she speaks fluent English and Mandarin. She moved to Canada to complete two undergraduate degrees in Physics and Education @ Queens University. Currently, she is working toward her Masters degree in Curriculum & Pedagogy. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she utilized various digital tools to engage students learning in math and science. Anna tutors high school Mathematics, Physics & General Science.

Anna always tailors her tutoring styles to a diverse population of students and she believes every student is a different learner. As a senior high school teacher and tutor, she likes to be a positive influencer and enjoys using her knowledge to help students succeed in school. In her spare time, she loves to hike and explore the outdoors.

Betty H.

Betty has a Master’s degree in Education and her teachable subjects include intermediate mathematics, senior mathematics, intermediate and senior Chinese language. She has been teaching a variety of Chinese courses with Halton Catholic District School Board and Halton Public District Board over the past few years. Betty has also been working with YMCA for the before and after school program over the past seven years.

ELLIE H.

Ellie is a bilingual (Mandarin Chinese/English) tutor who is passionate about education and mentorship. She has extensive teaching experience and has worked with students of all age groups from toddlers to adults, in a variety of subject areas including Mandarin, ESL, mathematics, English, chemistry, biology, test preparation, and swing dancing. She has completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Master of Science in Physiology, and Doctor of Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and partner dancing.

Darius Y.

Darius is a full-time teacher and is excited to be a member of the Prep Academy Team. Darius is certified to teach grade 4-12. His subjects range from math, English, ESL, history and computer media. He has experience in investments, insurance and taxation and always integrates financial literacy in his lessons.

Darius believes in a judgement-free learning environment. He believes that this kind of environment help students foster self-advocacy, self-awareness and a strong sense of responsibility.

Darius speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin.