Kelly has years of tutoring experience in various subjects and grades, with a particular interest in math. Her teaching philosophy is rooted in building trust, adding clarity, and embracing flexibility. As a parent of two middle-schoolers, she understands the unique challenges faced by today’s students (and parents).

As a recent career-shifter, Kelly has over 20 years of corporate training experience, including teaching in business classrooms around the world. She has also taught with CPA Alberta. Kelly is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education at Ambrose University, with a commitment to lifelong learning.

Kelly studied French Immersion in Calgary and her kids are enrolled in this program as well. She is a strong believer in the power of learning a second language.

When she is not teaching, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, skiing and reading.


Kyle is a multilingual professional with a wealth of experience in leadership, networking, and tutoring. He was born in East Asia, speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin fluently, and is actively learning Italian, Arabic, Spanish, French, and Korean. With six years of tutoring experience teaching students from primary, university, and ESL adult backgrounds, Kyle is passionate about teaching English, social sciences, history, and economics as a result of his academic background. His love for teaching is evident in the way he connects with his students and fosters a positive learning environment. Kyle’s leadership skills are also impressive, having founded and served as the chapter president of My Networking Club, a registered charity where he managed a team of over 20 executives to craft growth plans for six key events that connect university students to industry professionals for networking, mentorship, and internship opportunities. Under Kyle’s leadership, the club achieved membership growth of over 100 members and 300+ attendees from top companies in Canada. Kyle’s academic achievements are equally notable, with a GPA of 3.9/4.0 and a place on the Dean’s Honor Roll at York University. With a genuine passion for education, coupled with his leadership skills and academic achievements, Kyle is poised to make a significant impact in his future endeavors.

Lou C.

Lou Corbett is an OCT-certified teacher through Ottawa U and has a great passion for education and the outdoors. Lou has also completed her BA in Geography (University of Guelph) and her Masters of Environmental Studies (Queens) where the latter focused on water quality monitoring in the Muskoka region. When not tutoring with Prep Academy, you can find Lou paddling on Georgian Bay, foraging for wild foods, walking her dog Kip with her partner or playing guitar. Before becoming a teacher, Lou worked in outdoor education, conservation science and as a park naturalist, among other roles. She has worked with a variety of ages in educational settings and values working with students one-on-one or in small groups. Lou appreciates to foster strong connections with her students and to apply an engaging hands-on approach to learning.


Lisa believes that the best learning happens when students have fun, have a choice, and are engaged in their learning. She is an animated, passionate, and caring teacher. Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Education as a French Immersion generalist. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Calgary. Lisa has been a full-time K-8 French Immersion classroom teacher in Calgary for the past 17 years, including teaching English, grade one online, social-emotional learning, coaching sports, dance instructor, foods teacher, and was a learning coach. As a published author and a keynote speaker, she specializes in whole-child learning, infusing academic subjects with food, language, environmental education, movement, and intergenerational connections.

Lisa is a Certified Health and Yoga Coach, Culinary Nutrition Expert, and Certified cook. She marries this experience with her many years of teaching and parenting experience. She has taught in Thailand, Whistler, Springbank, Airdrie, Calgary, and Cochrane. Lisa is eager to work with families and students to continue encouraging a love of learning.


Fatema graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In 2012 she completed her Bachelor of Education in the primary and junior divisions. Fatema believes that working in small groups and one-on-one with students is highly effective in getting students to succeed which is why her passion is working with ESL students and students who need extra support in reading, writing and math. Fatema has received her reading specialist qualification through the Ontario College of Teachers. Fatema has experience teaching all grades, but over the last 2 years, she has worked in Grade 7. She is looking forward to a change in the coming year and getting back to working with younger students.


Paige is currently in the process of completing a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education as a Generalist with a minor in Humanities. Paige attended the French Immersion Program for the entirety of her education and is now completing her degree through Campus Saint Jean at the University of Alberta. Paige is passionate about literacy and strives to instil a love of reading in all her students. As a student, Paige struggled with asking for help when needed. Because of this, she works with students to develop the skills needed to advocate for themselves and their needs from an early age. Paige’s goal as a tutor is to help students find a love of learning and to work with families to help their students grow.


Meredith is a Montessori trained Early Childhood Educator and ABA therapist.  She has taught for over twenty years and is deeply passionate about education.  Meredith is well versed in different teaching philosophies  (Montessori, Play based, Reggio Emilia ).  She applies this knowledge to create an individualized approach to learning for each of her students. Her happy go lucky nature makes her a favourite amongst the students and staff. Meredith is a firm believer in “dance like no one’s watching , sing like no one’s listening”.  She is often seen in the school halls dancing and can be heard singing songs to her class.  Teaching should be about everyday discoveries, fun and inspirational and Meredith exudes that gift in spades.


Rileigh is a passionate and experienced elementary school teacher, originally from Ontario and now living in Vancouver. Rileigh completed an undergraduate degree in Childhood and Social Institutions at the University of Western Ontario, before going on to earn a Bachelor of Education at the University of Windsor. With over 10 years of experience working with children of all ages, Rileigh has developed a keen understanding of how to engage, inspire, and motivate students to achieve their full learning potential. Rileigh has a proven track record of success, helping students improve their grades and develop the skills they need to excel in school and beyond. Besides her work in the classroom, Rileigh is also deeply committed to promoting healthy living and family values. She understands the importance of a well-rounded education that goes beyond academics and strives to instill these values in all of her students. Rileigh has the knowledge, experience, and passion to help her students succeed across all subject areas!


Farah is a passionate teacher with more than 15 years of experience in teaching at schools and tutoring. She has a Master’s degree in Education and linguistics, and speaks more than 3 languages fluently. She has studied and taught art as well in all its mediums. She also studied singing, playing the acoustic guitar, and music reading at the conservatory. She has worked with kids from preschool to grade 12, as well as with adults. Her classes combine the academics and the fun activities, and she likes to incorporate visual arts to make her lessons more interesting and easier to comprehend. She strongly believes that being a teacher is the most rewarding job because, not only she helps shaping the students’ future, but she also learns a lot from them.

Serena L.

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.