Harlan is a passion educator who has three years of experience tutoring students in one-on-one and group settings. A member of the Ontario College of Teachers, Harlan is currently a York Region District School Board occasional teacher and has been supply teaching for the last two years. Harlan received his Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in 2014, before receiving his Bachelor of Professional Studies at Niagara University in 2017. Harlan is qualified to teach in all four divisions, having taken multiple additional qualifications post-graduation. Harlan is passionate about teaching and enjoys seeing students thrive in all facets of life. Harlan enjoys making learning fun and interactive where students can feel safe to ask questions and learn from mistakes.Harlan tailors each of his lessons to the individuals needs and interests of his students so that they be successful throughout the school year. In his spare time, Harlan enjoys watching the Toronto Maple Leafs and playing basketball.
Shannon is a caring dedicated teacher, who is motivated by the belief that all students can be successful learners.
She holds a Bachelor of Education through York university in the primary and junior divisions, as well as additional qualifications to teach all subjects of the intermediate division, Special Education and Physical Education.
Shannon is a proud teacher for the Peel District School Board, having taught Kindergarten through Grade 8, she currently teaches in the primary division, adapting her teaching methods and materials to meet her students’ varying needs and interest, focusing on development of critical literacy and numeracy skills. Shannon promotes mental, social, and physical development in her students and encourages them to be “their best self” through her support of classroom and school wide student involvement. When she is not teaching in the classroom, Shannon is helping students build their confidence and skills through her leadership of various teams, clubs and committees such as Chess Club, Basketball Team, Asian Heritage Committee, Recycling Club, and Lego Robotics Club to name a few.
Andrea, along with Amy, is one of the co-owners of Prep Academy Tutors Montreal. She has taught high school English and media for the past seven years at Lower Canada College in Montreal, QC. She also taught ESL at both McGill University and the University of Toronto.
Andrea holds an MFA in creative writing, literature and publishing from Emerson College in Boston, a degree in literature from McGill University and a Bachelors of Education from University of Toronto. She worked in the media in both NYC and Boston before discovering her love of teaching teens.
She is also known as ‘The Book Dumpling,’ under whose guise she taps into her super power and personally recommends the perfect book through her website: www.bookdumpling.com.