PAUL B.

 Paul holds a Bachelor of History from the University of Calgary as is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Education from St. Mary’s University. He has worked with students from K-12 and specializes in effective student engagement strategies. Paul is currently an elementary school volunteer, a piano teacher, and a passionate history enthusiast.Paul tailors his teaching style around the belief that learning gaps develop as a result of elements that are external to a student instead of their capabilities. As a result, his approach to teaching focuses on identifying and removing hurdles so that students can learn to enjoy achieving their goals independently.

Paul is an energetic individual who is excited about the field of education. He enjoys the process of one-to-one relationship building with students and takes pride in their success.

CARLI I.

Carli has a Bachelor of Education with a specialization in Early Childhood Education from the University of Calgary, as well as a Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Psychology from Mount Royal University.
Carli has experience tutoring all elementary school subjects and is passionate about helping students reach their full potential. She finds working one on one to be very rewarding and best of all, she strives to make it fun and engaging.

BENJAMIN T.

Benjamin has graduated from the University of Calgary and will be receiving his Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Education within 2022. He has 3 years of continuous experience in teaching multiple grade levels both within a traditional classroom and remotely in a digital space.

While his areas of expertise are focused on the humanities, he remains competent in any subject matter at an elementary level. As reading and writing are how he spends much of his free time, he is confident in the support he can provide for related subjects, especially in the upper grade levels.

Benjamin has a firm belief that learning is integral to the human experience and so his teaching philosophy centers on cultivating a lifelong love of learning within the student that will propel them to success both within and beyond the classroom.

KIERAN S.

Kieran is a pre-service teacher at the University of Calgary, recently having completed his Bachelor of Arts in communications and culture and is now entering into the final year of his Bachelor of Education program, specializing in the secondary English language arts. Though trained specifically in the area of ELA, Kieran’s academic interests and professional practice extend far beyond the one discipline and into the humanities more generally; more specifically, Kieran has both tutoring and teaching experience, with the Alberta Programs of Study, in secondary English language arts, social studies, and career and technology foundations (CTF). Much like the matter he teaches, Kieran’s approach to tutoring is a multidisciplinary one and one that values the diversity of all students and their unique learning habits. In addition to his professional practice, Kieran spends his time volunteering with school communities across Calgary, working towards building and enhancing the learning experiences of all students.

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.

Susan C.

Susan builds a positive rapport with students and families by creating a learning environment where it is safe to express ideas and learn from mistakes. She engages students in learning by creating fun lessons based on the student’s interests with meaningful connections to real-life examples. Susan also differentiates the instruction to meet the diverse needs and strengths of each learner to enable them to reach their highest level of achievement.

Susan has a Bachelor of Education from Niagara University with a focus on Primary and Junior education. She also completed an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies from the University of Guelph. She is trained as an Early Childhood Educator with a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Seneca College as well.

Susan is an Ontario Certified Teacher qualified to teach students from kindergarten to grade six. She has been working for the Toronto District School Board for the past 12 years and before that she worked in the LINC Program with ESL students and newcomer families.

In her free time, Susan enjoys DIY projects, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.

 

BRAD P.

Brad has been a teacher for 25 years. He has degrees in both Fine Arts (theatre) and Education (K-9) and holds current teaching certification in Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and Hong Kong. During his career, he worked with students from kindergarten to middle school, with a wide range of learning needs. For the past 20 years, Brad worked as a teacher for international schools in Asia, 14 years of which were at a premier college prep school in Hong Hong. There, he was the beneficiary of world class professional development exploring and implementing new approaches to meeting learning needs, whether for support or enrichment. Brad holds the belief that fostering a relationship of trust and care with children is key to helping them grow and learn. He looks forward to using the wealth of knowledge and skills gained over a quarter century of teaching, to help your child overcome any challenges they may be facing and to take the next steps in their learning journey.

MICAH P.

Micah has a combined Bachelor’s in Education and Spanish/French. She teaches in the Spanish Bilingual Program for the Calgary Board of Education. She currently teaches in an Elementary School but has experience in Junior High as well. Micah was a tutor for Spanish University courses and enjoys helping everyone reach their full academic potential.

STEVEN A.

Steven is a special education teacher at Dolan Middle School in Stamford, CT. He has been teaching at this middle school for the past four years. Steven taught in the Diocese of Bridgeport as a middle school social studies for five years prior to joining Stamford Public Schools. He has an undergraduate degree in education from Iona College and a master’s degree in education from Western Connecticut State University. He has an additional master’s degree in special education from Fairfield University and recently completed the educational leadership program at Sacred Heart University. Steven loves teaching and his passion is helping students succeed.

THALICE C.

Thalice is a passionate and loving individual who has wanted to be a teacher since the age of five. She moved to Canada at the age of eight and learned the English language within six months, It was her experiences that guided her career choices and goals to make learning a fun and inclusive environment. As a tutor, Thalice strives to make every child feel accepted and equal. She is the kind of teacher who has a positive impact on a student’s life and sets them up for great academic success. Thalice is currently attending Mount Royal University in hopes of becoming an outstanding teacher focusing on an elementary level with multiple minors which include, Humanities and Spanish Language and Cultures. Thalice has also taken a number of workshops including, the “Working with parents to promote student success” workshop and “ADHD: What Educators Need to Know.”. Thalice is also fluent in both Spanish and English, with Spanish being her first Language. She believes that teaching plays an important role in society and with the right education children can truly excel and become academically driven students and lifelong learners. Thalice believes that students learn best when they work at their own pace and receive the right amount of guidance, which makes her a great asset when it comes to a child’s academic needs.