Julia H. D.
Julia is currently in the fourth year of her BAH at Queen’s University, majoring in History and minoring in Philosophy. She has previously tutored for high school English and can assist with any English, Social Science, or writing-based courses. Julia also has a broad music and music theory knowledge, completing her grade 12 Music and Music Repotoire courses, as well as her Grade 7 RCM vocal exam.
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!
Jeremy Salgado is a licensed K-12 music teacher in the state of Colorado.
They graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with BM/BME degrees in music education and saxophone performance. They are currently teaching private saxophone lessons and high school marching band.
Jeremy’s favorite performances include playing with CU’s top ensemble (The Wind Symphony), recording with friends and local artists, and premiering a saxophone/marimba duet titled “A Squirrel Named Gregory.”
They have also marched under the world-renowned organization Drum Corps International on the mellophone as a part of two different ensembles within the organization: The Seattle Cascades (2019) and The Sacramento Mandarins (2020-21).
They enjoy working with students of all ages and seek to create welcoming, critical, and experimental spaces where students can explore and grow.
When Jeremy is not teaching or practicing, you can find them hiking around Boulder, making delicious food for roommates and friends, or watching anime.
Travis began his teaching journey by leading media and animation workshops for students in elementary schools in York Region. He has since acquired his Bachelor of Education degree from Lakehead University and has worked as an Occasional Teacher in Public Schools and as a Classroom Assistant for a summer camp program for students with ASD/Autism. He recently moved to Hamilton and is excited to begin working with students of all ages! He enjoys working one-on-one with learners and discovering new ways to make lessons more engaging, more personal more meaningful to his students.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Master of Health Sciences specializing in Occupational and Environmental Health, both earned from the University of Toronto. Furthermore, having successfully completed the first two years of medical school, Alex’s educational foundation is firmly anchored in the realm of the biological and medical sciences.
Alex has over 15 years of experience as an environment, health, and safety (EHS) professional. His extensive background encompasses areas such as occupational and public health, as well as safety and industrial hygiene. He has applied his expertise across a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, and the services sector, underscoring his adaptability and breadth of knowledge.
Alex is passionate about health and wellness, and believes effective learning needs to be a fun and rewarding experience, devoid of unnecessary stress. He strives for continuous improvement and optimization in his academic, professional and personal endeavours. Drawing from his own academic journey, he aspires to impart his insights and strategies to aspiring learners.
Beyond having strong writing skills in English, Alex also exhibits fluency in both spoken and written Spanish. Coming from a musical family, Alex finds solace and balance in the world of music, playing various musical instruments in his spare time and occasionally performing.
Serena is a friendly and enthusiastic tutor with a broad range of experience working with kids, teenagers and adults. Her specialty in the Sciences but is passionate about all areas of education. Serena has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Ottawa in Biology as well as a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Guelph.
In her free time, Serena is active in the community and plays or coaches in softball, dodgeball and martial arts. As a student who once needed extra help before thriving academically in her later years, Serena understands that students all have the potential to succeed and is excited to help students find their own excellence.
Matthew O’Reilly is an educator specializing in the arts and the humanities. He has his Honors Bachelors of Art, Bachelors of Education, and Masters of Education from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He also holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the Alberta University of the Arts in Calgary. Matthew enjoys working with all age groups, having worked as a camp counselor, K-12 educator, and in post-secondary. In addition to being an educator, Matthew is an award winning emerging international artist, having been the recent recipient of the Canadian Clay and Glass Galleries Winifred Shantz Award. Matthew meets students where they are at and tailors his teaching approach to what each student needs. Gamifying, setting goals and tracking progress is Matthew’s favorite way to motivate students. Matthew helps students visualize difficult and abstract concepts by utilizing his strong background in the arts.
Marc has completed his Undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Economics from Wilfred Laurier University where he spent time leading tutorials and assisting students with relevent course work. During his time at University, he led academic and orientation events for first year students whom he is still connected with today. Marc strongly believes his purpose is to serve and help others. Academic and personal success has not come without challenges for Marc and so he is eager to impart his organizational and personal learning stratagies where needed.
Marc currently works full-time at a Tech startup in Waterloo, ON. Outside of work he can be found on long walks, at the gym, with his dog or behind a good book.
Erin is an Ontario Certified Teacher who completed her Bachelor of Honours Music with a Minor in English and Philosophy at McMaster University. She completed her Bachelor of Education with a focus in At-Risk Youth at Queens’ University.
Since graduating, she has worked for an international private school, teaching OSSD English, Music, Social Sciences and more. She most recently joined the York Region Public School Board as an educator. Her strengths include working with At-Risk Youth, preparing students for post-secondary education, and specifically helping students achieve success in their high school English courses.
Jonah is a communicator above all else. He is well versed in dramatic arts, giving him insight into social skills and how to convey ideas thoughtfully through essay writing and presentation planning. English language arts, creative writing, philosophy, and most humanities courses will be given a unique spin under his tutelage.