Olivia L.

Olivia, a certified teacher based in British Columbia. Her educational journey includes completing public education in the Okanagan and earning a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia. Before pursuing Education, Olivia majored in History and minored in French. Passionate about lifelong learning, Olivia recently achieved her beginner yoga teacher certification and has future plans for a Master’s in Counselling.

Early on, she discovered her love for working with children, gaining experience in tutoring and nannying. Olivia’s expertise extends from elementary to high school, encompassing students with diverse needs.

Known for creating a supportive learning environment, Olivia excels at fostering meaningful connections with her students. In her leisure time, she cherishes moments with loved ones, particularly her certified assist therapy dog, Reggie, a cavapoo known for spreading love among kids and adults alike. Additionally, Olivia indulges in her passion for downhill skiing whenever possible.

Susie G.

Susie G. is a K-12 BC certified teacher who specializes in secondary Humanities (English Literature, Social Studies, Political Science), Literacy (especially for young and/or struggling learners), Special and Inclusive education as well as Teaching Speakers of Other Languages.

I began my teaching career in South Korea where I eventually opened an English language academy that grew to have over 200 learners ages preschool to adult. I completed a diploma in Teaching Speakers of Other Languages in that time. Upon my return to Canada, I completed a Bachelor of Education degree and a diploma in Special and Inclusive Education. I have much experience teaching literacy at all levels and recognize the benefits of structured reading programs for struggling readers. I also believe that creating engaging lessons based on learner interests, strengths and needs is key to motivating learners as well as realizing goals. Playful, engaging, goal-driven lessons is what you can expect from my teaching.

Andrew K.

Andrew completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia, before acquiring a Master’s of Teaching at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Andrew has taught in most subject areas while specializing in English, History, Social Studies and Technologies.

With a further background as an electrician, he also has a strong understanding of calculus, algebra, trigonometry and foundations mathematics. Throughout his trades and teacher education, Andrew has participated in tutoring a wide variety of students, including first and second-year undergrads. During his time as a teacher, he has found that curating the subject to meet the unique and individual needs and interests of the student is key to their learning success.

Sue R.

Sue R. is a dedicated ICF certified ACC-level executive coach who empowers teens to enhance their executive functioning skills as they prepare for the challenges of graduation and the transition to college or university.

With Sue’s background in coaching and mentoring, they bring a unique blend of expertise in cognitive development, emotional intelligence, and goal-setting. With a passion for encouraging young minds to reach their full potential, Sue guides teens through critical periods of transition from high school to college.

Sue tailors strategies to meet each individual’s needs and goals using a holistic approach. Under Sue’s guidance, teens develop crucial executive functioning skills, including time management, organization, and communication.

Sue understands teens’ unique challenges, having navigated the complexities of adolescence and academic transitions.Coaching fosters resilience, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence in teens.

When it comes to academic responsibilities, social connections, or college preparation, Sue is dedicated to helping teens succeed. In addition to academic success, Sue aims to equip young people with the skills and mindset necessary for success in their personal and professional lives.

Parker T.

Hi, my name is Parker T, I have been tutoring STEM courses for the last 10 years. I have my Bachelor of Science majoring in; Biochemistry Medical and Molecular Biology option with a dual major in Psychology. I am starting my first year at UBC’s Medical Doctor program. I took the MCAT last year for the first time and gained admission after only applying to 1 school. I have had great success tutoring having all of my students noticeably improve within weeks. I hope to help you in your academic journey with tutoring and coaching to help achieve your goals.

Erika R.

Erika is a Certified Teacher in British Columbia, Ontario and Scotland. She grew up in Oakville, Ontario and attended Carleton University in Ottawa where she obtained a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management and a minor in French.

Upon graduating, Erika’s love for the French language led her to move to Chamonix, France where she lived and worked as an au pair for one year. It was during her time there that she discovered her interest and passion for working with children.

Erika also worked for an after school program planning and leading activities for children aged 5-12, but her love for travel took her to Scotland where she completed her degree in teaching. She obtained a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education at the University of the West of Scotland. Although she enjoyed living there, she felt compelled to move closer to home and the mountains.

Erika believes that each child is unique, and she understands the importance of supporting every child’s learning using individualized strategies. She places focus on instilling confidence in children, ensuring they feel able to reach their full potential. Erika feels that a positive attitude helps to make a fun and engaging learning experience for children.

Erika enjoys skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. She has a big sweet tooth and it is not uncommon to find her snacking on candy! Erika loves working with children and is looking forward to growing and developing her skills in teaching.

Nava A.

Nava is a certified teacher who graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She also holds an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood and is currently working on her Montessori certification. Nava has taught internationally as well as in Canada and the United States. She has had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students from different backgrounds and enjoys instilling a love of learning in her students. Nava enjoys baking, making jewelry and would like to travel more in the future. Nava enjoys discovering techniques to help her students better understand the content.



Christian H.

Hello! My name is Christian. I am a Science and Mathematics teacher at Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School here in Kelowna BC.  I moved to Kelowna in 2009 to attend UBC-Okanagan where I completed my BSc in Microbiology and BEd in Secondary Math and Science Education. Through my time at UBC-Okanagan I was also fortunate to work for Interior Health doing research in the Microbiology department eventually leading to me presenting at international microbiology conferences in Germany, USA and Canada and even having a paper published.  When I am not in the classroom, I love to be outdoors or involved in anything sport related! I look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals!

Fanny V.

Fanny speaks French, Spanish, English and German. She has taught in several countries, including Thailand, Mauritius and Mexico. Since then, she has been living in Kelowna for 5 years, a city that she loves. She is passionate and enjoys teaching in a playful way to people of all ages. She has a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in psychology. She enjoys playing volleyball and skiing at Big White.

Noah M.

Noah graduated from the University of British Columbia Okanagan with a Bachelor of
Mechanical Engineering. This was followed by a Master of Applied Science, specialization in
Mechanical Engineering, at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. He performed
research in the Laboratory of Solar Energy and Fuels studying the fabrication of the materials
used to create thin-film solar cells, an emerging renewable energy technology. Noah has held
previous tutor positions for students at the high school level, as well as worked as a teaching
assistant for multiple courses during his post graduate study. Noah currently works as a math and science tutor in the Okanagan, fostering a passion for teaching and continual learning. In his spare time, he enjoys running, cycling, and rock climbing.