Parmida is a JD/BCL student at the McGill Faculty of Law. Previously, she received her M.A. and B.A. Honours at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C. She has over seven years of teaching experience, including in course design, seminar facilitation, essay writing, and research methods.
She has also worked as a professional copywriter and marketing expert, and enjoys advising students on business fundamentals, marketing, and adjacent topics.
Maya graduated from Loyola University Chicago with three bachelor’s degrees – in psychology, history, and international studies. She also holds a master’s degree in marketing from DePaul, a master’s in animal sciences from the University of Florida, and is completing her master’s in clinical psychology from Pepperdine. Maya has experience working with students primarily high school level, but welcomes students of all ages! Additionally, she has experience tutoring students at Loyola University in social studies/history, English, Polish language, literature, psychology, and basic biology/animal sciences. Maya has held various leadership positions for over two years which included: a History Honors Society member, animal welfare advocate, event coordinator, and PR specialist. Outside of her studies, she was a professional ballroom dancer, musician, horseback rider, animal shelter volunteer, and published author. She was most recently published in DePaul’s book, Marketing Cases of Chicago Businesses. Full-time, she is a clinical psychology student with hopes of going into school counseling and therapy.
Omar is currently a second-year medical student at Rush Medical College. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and minor in biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been tutoring one on one for more than 6 years now, and has experience with elementary through college aged students. Omar has tutored a variety of subjects, including math, economics, science, English, ACT subjects, and Arabic. He has also taught classes of 20+ as a Sunday School instructor for 4 years and is comfortable with all types of students and settings. Omar’s time tutoring and teaching have taught him that everyone has different learning styles, and teaching methods must be adjusted accordingly.
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.
Marie-Danielle has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and French Language Arts from the University of Calgary. She has been teaching Social Studies, Art, French as a Second Language and French Language Arts to junior high students for over 10 years. She is a passionate teacher who enjoys exploring and guiding students into discovering their full potential and capabilities. Marie-Danielle was born in Québec and moved to Calgary at a young age. Every summer she makes the time to go back to Québec and visit her family and friends. In previous years, Marie-Danielle has also partaken in summer camps, teaching French to international students. She always enjoys working with students and being a part of their learning success.
Kennedy graduated from St. Francis Xavier with a Bachelor of Arts in 2020 and a Bachelor of Education in 2022. Her focus and specialty are elementary where she has done two practicums, one with grade 3’s and one with grade 4’s. Following graduation, Kennedy moved back to Calgary and has been substitute teaching and working with a variety of ages. Kennedy chose this path because she realized at a young age that she has a passion for working with children and helping others out.
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.
EN: Angie is in her third year pursuing a major in International Development Studies at McGill University with a minor in Sociology. She has a great passion for working with students and wants to inspire them to continue learning outside of the classroom. Angie has experience tutoring kids of all ages and is able to cater to the students’ learning styles and encourage them to do so as well!
FR: Angie en est à sa troisième année de majeure en études du développement international à l’Université McGill avec une mineure en sociologie. Elle a une grande passion pour le travail avec les étudiants et veut les inspirer à continuer à apprendre en dehors de la salle de classe. Angie a de l’expérience dans le tutorat d’enfants de tous âges et est capable de répondre aux styles d’apprentissage des élèves et de les encourager à le faire également !
Felix is an honours physics and computer science student in his senior year at McGill University. His current research involves exploring the ways YouTube and Facebook encourage siloing of thought, particularly in politics and health. Before McGill, Felix worked part-time as a museum guide at the National Museum of Math in New York City. He is passionate about mathematics and physics — especially the mathematics and physics of chaos – and has four years of experience helping students as a tutor. In his free time you can find him teaching himself guitar, practicing Muay Thai, or eating grilled cheese.