Camille is an Ontario Certified Teacher, qualified to teach at the primary, junior, and intermediate levels. She completed her teacher education in Jamaica, however, she has taught in Ontario for over 10 years. Camille is currently working with the Peel District School board. Her teaching/tutoring style is very student-centered, and she meets students where they are academically, and then works with them to achieve their highest potential. Camille thoroughly enjoys working with students to meet and overcome any challenges they may have in language, math, or French.
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.
My name is Queenie D’Souza and I love teaching children. I have had the joy of working as an elementary teacher for the past 19 years for the Lester B. Pearson School Board. I am also a member of the Ontario College of Teachers, and last year, I acquired a Master’s of Arts Degree in Educational Technology from Concordia University. I am familiar with the Ontario Curriculum, and I have worked as an Occasional Teacher for both the Peel District School Board and the Toronto District School Board. I am currently teaching Grade 6 at Sherwood Heights Private School.
I was nominated for the Jean M. Gwyne award for excellence in student teaching during my 4th year practicum. In addition, I have a certification as a Reading Recovery Specialist, and I am an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years (PYP) Certified teacher. I also have the knowledge and experience on how to modify and adapt the curriculum to assist ESL learners, students with special needs and varied learning styles.
I believe in having regular open lines of communication with my student’s parents in order to improve my learner’s academic performance. Lastly, I have a lot of one-on-one tutoring experience, and would love the opportunity of helping your child thrive and be successful to the best of his/her ability.
Tabatha is a teacher candidate pursuing her master’s degree in Child Study and Education at the University of Toronto. After growing up in Ottawa, she moved to Halifax and completed her bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Study. During her studies she spent her time working with children in various contexts from daycare and tutoring to special education settings. Following, Tabatha’s career brought her to Toronto where she worked in non-profits in the mental health, leadership, and education field. This experience further sparked her passion for education where she then earned a diploma in Behavioural Science before pursuing her teaching degree. Tabatha prioritizes building strong relationships with students to create learning contexts that best meet student needs and keep learning fun and engaging. In her free time Tabatha enjoys taking pictures of her dog, drinking coffee and reading copious amounts of books from the local library!
Taylor is an Ontario Certified Teaching Candidate, currently finishing her Master of Teaching program at the University of Toronto. Taylor has also won a Canada Graduate Scholarship for her Master’s research regarding integrating relevant and modern teaching into the humanities curriculum in Ontario. Prior to this, Taylor attended the University of Toronto in Scarborough to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and History. In high school, Taylor discovered her love for the environment through completing a Specialist High Skills Major program that prompted her on the path to explore environmental education with students. Taylor has worked for a variety of recreational and residence programs for about eight years which was guided by a hands-on and inquiry based learning model. Taylor has worked with students from ages 4-25 and is committed to the belief that every student has the capability to succeed. Taylor has also worked for Enbridge Gas and the Municipality of Clarington, allowing her to bring in organizational and leadership techniques to pass onto students to aid them in their academic and social success. From her love for hiking and traveling to her curious loyalty to cheese and bagels, Taylor looks for opportunities to make learning fun and palatable for students of all ages.
Warda is a third-year Mechatronics Engineering student at the University of Waterloo. She has completed multiple internships in various engineering fields from Manufacturing Analyst at Centra Industries, to Software Assurance at i4i, to Sales Engineer at HTS. She is currently on her fifth coop term as a Mechanical Designer at Smith and Andersen. Besides work and school, Warda loves to volunteer and spends her time giving back to the community. She has accumulated over 150 volunteer hours, through participation at summer camps for kids with disabilities and at animal shelters. Warda has prior experience mentoring kids from her coop position at i4i, where she discovered her passion for tutoring. She believes in being a role model to her students, helping them develop both hard and soft skills, that will be beneficial for their future. And when she is not busy working, studying or teaching, she loves to paint and read!
Hello There! My name is Carl and I am very excited to be a part of your child’s education! I am certified as a geography and history teacher but I am also very excited about helping students out with their Spanish, French, and even math!
After I graduated university I taught overseas in New Zealand for one and a half years before deciding to come back home to London Ontario. Upon my return I joined Thames Valley District School Board, where I continue to teach and work today.
Before teaching full time, I taught swimming lessons for 10 years, so I have a ton of experience teaching children of all ages. Swimming also gave me a deeper appreciation for the individuality of all learners.
When I’m not teaching I enjoy playing guitar, wrestling, and reading.
Carmel Youkhana completed her Bachelor of Education at Nipissing University in April 2022. Prior to this, she attended Wilfrid Laurier University where she enjoyed completing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. Throughout her teenage years, Carmel loved working at various summer camps and tutored English, which is where her passion for working with children began. As she continued to take on teaching roles during her university career, she realized her love for education and learning. For the past year and a half, Carmel has had the pleasure of teaching English to international students ages 3-12 through an online learning platform. She believes in fostering confidence in all her students and has a passion for making learning an enjoyable experience.
During her teaching practicum, Carmel taught students in the intermediate/senior division, specifically grade 8’s and all grades in high school. She has taught a variety of subjects in the classroom but has always had a knack for science/biology and English. Carmel’s job as an English teacher has given her the opportunity to work with a wide range of students in a one- on-one setting, developing her ability to build strong relationships and personalize lessons. She has a strong desire to see students succeed and will guide them to reaching their full potential. Outside of teaching, you can find Carmel hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Julie-Ann Garrick is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She grew up in the island of Jamaica before moving to Canada to complete an Undergraduate Degree in Education. Julie-Ann grew up with a deep love of travel and took the opportunity to explore the world following the completion of her degrees. It was during her childhood, after observing her elemetary teachers love for her students that she discovered her passion for teaching and wanted to work with children. When she decided to pursue teaching, she completed a Bachelor of Education degree in Jamaica before moving to Canada. It is through teaching that Julie-Ann has been able to foster her love of Reading. In her spare time she works one-on-one with children ranging from 6 years through middle school. She has supported the improvement of their reading, writing, vocabulary and math skills. She believes that by building a strong relationship with her students she is better able to meet their needs and grow their learning. As a mentor, she continues to develop strategies for working with children. She finds these experiences enjoyable and extremely rewarding.
She then was given the opportunity to teach in a 4/5 grade classroom with the Peel District School Board and jumped at the opportunity as she absolutely loves traveling, immersing herself in a new country and new culture, and most importantly, teaching kids! Through these experiences, in and abroad, Julie-Ann has developed a deep passion for working with young children and guiding them to reach their full potential. Alongside having years of tutoring experience, she fosters an engaging, personalized one-on-one interactive lessons. Additionally, Julie-Ann truly believes that engaging students using their curiosity and interests is crucial in helping them gain the confidence they require to succeed. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking as well as spending time with her friends and family.
Selma recently graduated from McGill University’s Bachelor of Education program where she specialized in high school English Language Arts and History. During her time living in Quebec, she taught and tutored in both English and French. She also made it onto the Dean’s List and earned several scholarships throughout her university years for maintaining a high cumulative GPA.
Growing up with an Egyptian father and a German mother, she developed a passion for languages and learned to speak English, French, German, Arabic, and Spanish. Her interest in Spanish led her to teaching English as a Second language in Spain. Later, she traveled to Costa Rica as a Program Leader for groups of American teenagers on community service trips. These international experiences fuelled her interest in working with youth.
Teaching has been a lifelong dream for Selma, and she believes that there is nothing more rewarding than being able to help a student gain confidence or understand a concept. For her, tutoring is all about listening and responding to her students’ unique needs. Selma recently moved to Ontario, and she is looking forward to her next adventure in a new province! You’ll often catch her planning her next hiking trip, dancing, singing, or going on long runs.