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.

KATIE N.

So far in my career, I have had the opportunity to work with a wide range of learners and have worked in a variety of different classroom settings. I am an Art specialist, and have had experience teaching and planning a various courses for Grades 7-12, Multi-age, EAL, Adult Education, and Inclusion Support.
I have experience teaching to groups both big and small, as well as providing individualized programming to meet student needs.

MARJOREE A.

Marjoree has a Bachelor of Education degree and both an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts’ degree and Diploma in Early Childhood Education. She primarily works in the primary/junior division and in Special Education in developmentally delayed and multiple exceptionalities’ classrooms. She has the additional teaching qualification in Special Education part 1 with future plans to complete part 2 and the specialist course to become a Special Education teacher. She has a wide variety of experience working with children of different age groups in different settings from day cares to Montessori, private, and public schools both in-person and online. Marjoree is a mother of a 5 year old daughter with ASD and a 2 year old son. Her hobbies and interests include playing in recreational and competitive softball leagues during the spring and summer season, fitness boxing, and travelling abroad.

HAYLEY C.

In 2019 Hayley graduated with a Bachelors of Education from Saint Francis Xavier University; later that year in July Hayley moved to Australia where she began to work as a substitute teacher. Hayley then moved on to receiving a full- time position teaching at a Special Education school up until April of 2021. Hayley is certified to teach primary aged students and has experience teaching and helping students with exceptionalities develop and learn. She plans on undergoing a training session on the Wilson Reading program and working closely with the Remedial Reading program. Hayley plans on getting her Master’s of Education in the next 2 years.

Hayley holds her standard First Aid & CPR. She also is certified in diabetes, epilepsy and anaphylaxis training. Hayley has a passion for working with kids and tutored for the last 2 years of her High School career at The Bishop Strachan School as a Peer Mentor. Hayley also tutored for a total of 5 years while she was in University completing both her degrees. Hayley is dedicated to helping all students succeed no matter the age or grade. Hayley is very patient, energetic and fun-loving!

MARLIE P.

Marlie has been a teacher for nearly 10 years. She obtained a bachelor of Arts focused in History and English as well as Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University. She has worked with a diverse group of students from k-8 as well as a learning resource teacher in various communities. Her focus is always on meeting students where they are at, building relationships and ensuring her students reach their best possible outcomes.

SHERIN Z.

 

Sherin Zachariah is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She was born in Kerala, India, grew up in The Kingdom of Bahrain, and moved to Ontario, Canada in 2019. Graduate of a BA in Communicative English, an MA in English Language and Literature, and a B.Ed in English Language. She has been working in the field of education for more than 12 years now as a tutor, a teacher and also an educational assistant both abroad and presently in Canada. She specializes in guiding students in the Junior and Intermediate levels and also loves to work with students in the Primary levels as well. Sherin grew up with a deep love of teaching. Her passion has helped many students of different abilities over the years and she hopes to be able to continue to do that all her life. Through play and stories, she loves to provide a clearer understanding of concepts by painting a visual image in the mind of the child and does so by connecting with the student through their interests and using that to create pictures that the student will then remember. In her spare time she loves to read, likes to keep current of all the trends so that she can better relate with the students in her care, and loves to go for long drives in the beautiful Canadian landscape. She works to develop approaches for engaging with students as a mentor. She finds these interactions to be both fun and fulfilling.

Tina V.

Hi! My name is Tina and I am a permanent teacher with the Grand Erie District School Board. I always wanted to be a teacher from the age of 9 and have been living that dream for the past 20 years. I am qualified to teach Grades Kindergarten to 12 and I have my Special Education Specialist along with many other additional qualifications. I absolutely love teaching and learning so I have graduated from Brock University 4 times, as well as having the opportunity to create and teach 5 courses in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. I completed my Master of Education program with a research project about the use of humour in education and always strive to include laughter in my teaching practice. My main goal when I am tutoring or teaching is to develop genuine relationships with each of my students while getting to know their individual interests, strengths, needs and learning styles. Everyone learns differently so it is important for teachers and students to explore many strategies which allow for success and increased self-confidence. Aside from lifelong learning, my hobbies include being outdoors, yoga, kayaking, hiking, tennis, reading, and many animals especially my dogs; plus spending time with friends and family.

LES T.

 

Lesley, or Les as she likes to be called, is a certified teacher of 22 years.  Les came from Montreal to complete M.A. courses at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and then completed her teacher certification as well as specialist courses in Special Education. She later acquired a  Masters in Social Work at U of T with a focus on children and families.
Les loves kids and likes people. She is a kind, energetic and creative person who would like to share her love of teaching with younger learners in the earlier grades.  Les has a profound love of books and reading and art. Even before she had her own child, Les began to collect children’s books and is happy to have a little library of her own.
Les is experienced working with students with diverse learning styles and challenges (including learning differences / disabilities, attention issues and anxiousness).  She is well-equipped to build an effective plan to support young learners on their journey to tackling reading, language and numeracy skills. Les has excellent people skills and will communicate clearly with parents about their child’s progress. She employs creative strategies and engaging resources for learners. Les has a patient, friendly and playful approach to teaching.

LENA S.

Every student learns differently and it is important to foster an environment where students can embrace their individuality and their unique ways of learning. Lena Sadaka has been an Ontario Certified Teacher for the last twenty years. She is very passionate about her teaching and desires to foster a cohesive learning atmosphere. She is proficient in three languages and is confident that she will fulfill her responsibilities and that her extensive teaching experience aligns accordingly with this positions’ criteria. Her personal goals and interests include; utilizing a variety of innovative teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning amongst students. Throughout her numerous years as an educator and leader, she strongly believes that students should be given the opportunities to share their voices and opinions. This perspective will help students feel invested in their own learning and can ignite passions that will increase their persistence. These trying times have reinforced her short notice adaptability as a teacher, through multiple successful transitions between in-person planning to that of remote teaching. She endeavours to serve students through the administration of the curriculum content using differentiated instructional and assessment approaches while ensuring an engaging learning experience. Given the opportunity, she will bring productive communication skills and a growth mindset.

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.