Grace G.

Grace (she/her) has a master’s of English Literature from the University of Alberta and completed her undergraduate degree with a double major in Classical Studies and English Literature from the University of British Columbia.

During her time at UBC, Grace created and facilitated an undergraduate seminar course in Indigenous Literatures, a teaching experience that was enriched by her experience as a tutor and substitute teacher in Yellowknife for students from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Now, returning to Yellowknife from Edmonton after completing her graduate degree, Grace is enthusiastic to apply her experience in the field as a literacy and writing tutor.

Born and raised in Yellowknife, she is always excited to return home and join in on festivities like Folk on the Rocks and the Old Town Ramble and Ride. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cross-country skiing, and travelling.

 

DANIEL C.

My name is Daniel. I am qualified to teach Grade 4-8, as well as Grade 9-12 Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Law. I have additional qualifications in special education, religion, and autism. I have experience working with students in the Moderate Communication Program and the Planning for Independence Program in the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board. I also have virtual teaching experience working with special needs students in the Halton Catholic District School Board as I have had IEP students with autism in many of my online and in-person classes. I also have diverse teaching experience as I have worked with students from grades 2-11 in the Halton Catholic District School Board. I am now a permanent teacher with the Hamilton – Wentworth Catholic District School Board. As a tutor, I am experienced in delivering customized learning plans designed to address each student’s needs. I strive to support students in developing self-confidence in their academic abilities, and work hard to improve their study habits with the goal of achieving academic success.

KERRY S.

Kerry is a certified teacher specializing in early childhood. She has 15 years of teaching experience in both New York City private schools and Fairfield, CT. In addition to her classroom experiences, Kerry has tutored many students of various ages. Her tutoring experiences include ERB preparation, phonemic and phonological reading skills, kindergarten readiness, preschool enrichment, and supplemental instruction for homeschooled children.

Kerry earned a B.S. in Psychology from Sacred Heart University and a M.A. in Elementary Education from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus. She is certified to teach students in preschool through 6th grade. In addition, Kerry is also trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach and Learning Without Tears. These two programs have benefited her greatly throughout her teaching career.

Volunteer work is also important to Kerry. She currently runs a 4th grade Odyssey Of The Mindteam, which is an international STEAM- based academic program. She leads a Daisy troop and a Girl Scout troop, as well as running a camp program for St. Pius X in Fairfield, Connecticut.

 

HELEN S.

Helen is a retired French teacher who has worked with the Toronto DSB for 35 years (still substitutes there). Teaching is her dream job so she considers herself very fortunate. It’s where she shines. Helen is a lifelong learner and has no intention of stopping. She attended the concurrent education program at York University, graduating with both her B.A. in French and B.Ed with French teaching qualifications. She has completed several AQs, including P1 and P2 Reading. Even though Helen has predominantly taught French, there was much more teaching/learning happening than just language teaching. Helen feels the most important thing she can do for her students is to make connections with them and meet them where they are at. This would naturally lead to setting students up for success no matter how they feel about their progress. Helen loves language and she wants to instil that in her students. She is most passionate about reading because reading is a means to acquire knowledge and knowledge is power. Helen want all her students to feel empowered to follow their dreams and reach their goals.

Being a lifelong learner and retired, Helen is able to give more time to the many interests and hobbies that she has. She volunteers for Habitat For Humanity She and her dog are a therapy dog team visiting seniors and schools, hospitals and summer camps. She is a certified children’s yoga teacher and after retirement, she worked part-time at Apple, sharing her love of tech with her customers. She hopes to tutor as long as her heart, mind and body allow.

Kameel K.

Kameel is your one-stop shop for tutoring in math, science, English, French, and humanities for grades K through 11! With 4 years of tutoring experience, he has developed engaging methods to help students with different learning styles reach their full potential in the classroom. Kameel completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in immunology at the University of Toronto. His unique perspective may be especially useful to students with interests in research or medicine. Kameel spends his spare time volunteering for seniors and writing children’s stories encouraging compassion and understanding regarding certain medical conditions. Kameel also enjoys working on his basketball skills (go raptors), playing Pokémon Go with his nephew, and going camping close to his hometown in Montreal with his cat, Cleo.

Lander P-F.

Lander is an Ontario Certified Teacher who graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English, a Bachelor of Education, and Minor in Social Sciences from York University. Throughout his six-year undergraduate degree, Lander consistently worked within the education sector which included leadership roles in school field trips, and clay sculpture workshops. After work, Lander can typically be found in his apartment with his cat Ezra, watching a quality film. Lander is an individual who is passionate and dedicated to his teacher’s craft, and seeks to hone his skills alongside his students with an energetic and motivated personality – above all, Lander wants to see his students succeed.

RABIA K.

Rabia Khan is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She is Canadian born and raised and has been living in Milton for over 12 years. She graduated with a Specialized Honours degree in English at York University in 2017. She most recently completed her Bachelors of Education from Brock University at the Junior/Intermediate level. Rabia has a passion for reading, and has read many books throughout the course of her life. She is a big fan of the Harry Potter and Twilight series, as well as Shakespeare, Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allen Poe and other famous works of English literature. Her love for reading is what led her to pursue a degree in English. Rabia knew she wanted to become a teacher at a very young age. She is the eldest of 5 younger siblings and is also the oldest cousin on both sides of her family. Due to being the oldest child, Rabia naturally took on a leadership role and would enjoy “playing teacher” with them. This was one of the many reasons as to why she chose to go into teaching. Another reason why Rabia chose teaching as a career is because of her stepfather who is also a teacher. He has taught grades 6-8 math and science and has helped her with her studies growing up. In turn, she would enjoy helping him mark his students work back when she was in high school. It was since then that she decided to become a teacher. Rabia is very familiar with working with children of all ages as she has volunteered at the Goodlife Fitness daycare, Little Diva Spa Parties, and Home Depot Kids Workshops for over several years, conducting fun, interactive, and hands-on experiences. She has also taught at all grade levels during her placements at various schools throughout the Halton District School Board. In her spare time, Rabia enjoys reading fictional books, baking scrumptious desserts, cooking foods from all kinds of different cuisines, working out at the gym, fine dining, shopping, travelling, watching the latest and greatest tv shows/movies, playing video games, and spending some quality time with her friends and family. Rabia can adapt to children of all ages and learning styles/needs, and is able to create a fun, safe, and inclusive work environment for all.

KALBY V.

My name is Kalby Vaughan and I am a junior/intermediate teacher for Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. I have always had a passion to help shape children by guiding their learning and supporting their development through fostering ongoing care and positive relationships. My love for teaching stems from the positive experiences I had with my elementary school teachers growing up; which have shaped me into to the kind, patient and outgoing person I am today. I look forward to providing the assistance your child needs to meet their goals.

JULIE N.

Julie Nunez is a 6th-grade humanities teacher in a local Westchester County independent school. Julie has been a teacher for 12 years. She graduated from Binghamton University with an undergraduate degree in Sociology. She later attended Lehman College where she earned an MA in Childhood Education and Teaching. Julie has taught elementary-aged students in grades K- 4 and has spent her more recent years teaching middle schoolers.

Besides teaching, Julie enjoys kayaking and is learning how to sail. She spends her free time cooking, dancing, reading, and spending time with family.

 

Emily E.

 

Emily Egleston is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She completed an Undergraduate Degree in Fine Arts at Queen’s University. After graduating with honours, Emily then moved to Toronto to complete a Bachelors of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, with a focus on gifted and talented students and in the intermediate/senior division

 

Emily then moved to London, UK where she taught Visual Arts at the secondary school level. Upon returning to Canada, Emily acquired further teaching certifications in Primary, and Junior teaching, as well as specialist qualifications in Math, ESL, in addition to her existing teaching qualifications in Special Education, intermediate English, Geography and Visual Arts. She is a full time teacher with the York Region District School Board.

 

It is through teaching that Emily has been able to share her passion for learning. In her spare time Emily works one-on-one with children ranging from 6 years through secondary school. She has supported the improvement of their reading, writing, vocabulary and math skills. Emily believes that students are able to make great progress through perseverance and individualized attention. She finds these experiences enjoyable and extremely rewarding.