Clara has a Master’s Degree in Child Study and Education and is a fully certified Primary/Junior teacher. She is passionate about outdoor education, inquiry-based learning and trying new things! After working abroad for 3.5 years, Clara is excited to return to Canada and to bring her experience and passion for teaching to a new position.
Laura is a very passionate teacher with years of experience working with children. Laura graduated from the University of Guelph in 2017 with a Bachelor of Applied Science. She majored in Child, Youth and Family studies with a focus on early childhood education. Laura then went to Wilfrid Laurier University and graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Education. Laura is Primary/Junior certified and has been with the Waterloo Region District School Board for the past three years working in long-term occasional positions. Laura is a lifelong learner and has acquired 5 additional teaching qualifications in the following areas: Primary/Junior Math Part I, Special Education Part I, Kindergarten Part I, Reading Part I and Student Assessment and Evaluation. Laura has a passion for helping children build their confidence in both themselves and their learning capabilities. She is creative in finding different ways to help children understand concepts and grow in their learning. Laura’s students often tell her that she “makes learning fun”. When Laura is not teaching she enjoys a variety of activities, such as reading mystery novels, crafting unique items, gardening, and spending time with her dog Penny.
Jordan is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Bachelors of Applied Science in Kinesiology from the University of Guelph and a Bachelors of Education from Lakehead University. He is currently a High School teacher in Waterloo region. Paramount to his teaching philosophy is treating all students with dignity and respect throughout all interactions. Jordan’s goal is always to provide top tier learning opportunities for his students in a welcoming and inclusive environment. He emphasizes resilience and determination to help his students achieve their goals. When he is not teaching, Jordan enjoys staying active by playing hockey, volleyball, and competing in powerlifting.
Maddi has a Master’s degree in adolescents Education. Maddi is qualified to teach English up to grade 12.
Joseph graduated with honours achieving a double major in the department Languages and Literature & Religion and Culture. Joseph has also completed additional qualification courses in mathematics, SSAT prep, and special education. Joseph has dedicated himself to the world of education and recognizes that education should be authentic, contemporary and student centred.
Trina Mulhall is a Primary/Junior teacher on the WRDSB. She received her Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts at the University of Windsor. She then completed her Master’s of Education at York University. Trina has over 3 years of teaching experience and has taught overseas in Cambodia, Sweden and Italy. She has also completed the following AQ courses, Special Education Part 1 and Teaching English Language Learners Part 1.
Rashid has over 20 years of professional experience in teaching and research in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Environmental Toxicology.
• Has solid knowledge and strong hands-on experience in:
o Face to face, remote, and distance teaching learning
o Effective lesson planning.
o Classroom management.
o Culturally responsive pedagogy and inter-cultural teaching
o Assessment and evaluation.
o School’s e-learning and information management system.
o Effective communication.
o Interactive teaching-learning process through state of the art audio visual teaching aids and digital technology.
• Is accomplished in teaching at both lecture and laboratory settings by having a strong theoretical and laboratory knowledge in the subject of Biology.
• Is experienced teaching culturally diverse groups of students including ESL learners.
• Is passionate about teaching and believe in inclusive classrooms.
Noah graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University where he recieved an honours degree with a double major in History and Political Science. He then went on to Western University where he recieved his Bachelors of Education with a specialization in International Education.
Aika is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at the University of Waterloo with ambitions to become a high school math teacher. She is an individual who wants to see her students do well in an environment they are comfortable in. She cannot wait to work with students to improve their mathematical skills and help them grow to love math just as much as she does!