Amy H.

Amy H. is an accomplished professional with a Child and Youth Care background. In 2006, she graduated from Humber College with an Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Care. Amy’s early career involved a meaningful four-year tenure as a foster parent and group home manager. In 2008, she transitioned to the Peel District School Board, where she has been dedicated to supporting students as an Educational Assistant for over a decade.
In 2023, Amy achieved academic excellence, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care with a minor in Sociology, earning honours. Currently in her first year of Teachers College at OISE, Amy has embarked on a new chapter in her professional journey. During her initial placement in a grade 2/3 class, Amy demonstrated her prowess in modifying lesson plans to meet the diverse needs of individual learners. Her aptitude for fostering meaningful relationships and exceptional communication skills have been pivotal in her roles as an Educational Assistant and, more recently, as a student teacher.
Amy’s commitment to the field of education and her ability to adapt to evolving challenges mark her as a dedicated professional poised for continued success in shaping the educational landscape.


Gabriella L.

After completing her Bachelor of Science degree at McMaster University in 2019, Gabby went on to pursue her career in education. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she spent time teaching English virtually to students in Ecuador and studied to become an educational assistant. She received her diploma in Educational Support at Sheridan College in 2022, where she graduated as the class valedictorian with the highest GPA in the program. Her experience as an educational assistant allowed her to take on the mindset that focused on how each individual student learns, and challenged her creativity to adjust curriculum materials according to students’ needs and preferences. The resulting academic development of the students inspired her to go into teaching full-time. Today, Gabby is currently pursuing her Master of Teaching degree at University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Through theory and practicum-based approaches, she is being further equipped to find and bridge gaps between student motivation towards education, their skill levels, and Ontario’s curricula expectations. Gabby understands the significance of the provision of resources and support beyond the classroom walls and is eager to play a positive role in each students’ path to success.



Andrea W.

Andrea brings over 14 years of teaching experience with the Peel District School Board, specializing in the primary, junior, and intermediate divisions and instructing students from grades 2 to 8. Not only did Andrea complete her elementary and high school studies in French, but she also holds a “French as a Second Language Specialist” designation. She has taught both French immersion and Core French classes. Andrea resides in Burlington with her husband and two beloved golden retrievers. She finds joy in spending quality time with her family and friends, as well as engaging in activities such as cooking, baking, skating, and taking leisurely walks with her dogs. Recognizing the significance of establishing meaningful connections with her students, Andrea prioritizes creating a comfortable learning environment for effective education.

Catherine H. D.

Catherine is currently a second year Biomedical Science student at McGill University, where she majors in Anatomy and Cell Biology. Awarded the McConnell Entrance Scholarship, she has consistently demonstrated high academic performance in her studies.

In addition to her passion for science, Catherine has a deep appreciation for the arts. As an Arts Prefect during her senior year of high school, she actively engaged in various productions and fine arts projects. This blend of interests showcases her well rounded character and ability to excel in diverse fields.

Beyond the university campus, Catherine has gained practical experience in the medical field. She worked at a fast-paced General Practitioner’s office over the summer, where she honed her skills and deepened her understanding of patient care.

Outside her academic and professional pursuits, Catherine enjoys exercise, exploring new music, spending quality time with friends, and cherishing moments with her three siblings. Her enthusiasm for making science accessible and exciting to others is a testament to her dedication and love for her field of study.


Julia H. D.

Julia is currently in the fourth year of her BAH at Queen’s University, majoring in History and minoring in Philosophy. She has previously tutored for high school English and can assist with any English, Social Science, or writing-based courses. Julia also has a broad music and music theory knowledge, completing her grade 12 Music and Music Repotoire courses, as well as her Grade 7 RCM vocal exam.


Maya B.

Maya is currently pursuing her Master of Teaching at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. She has received her Honours Bachelor of Arts in French Language Teaching and Learning from the University of Toronto Mississauga, with minors in Education Studies and Psychology. Her significant instructional background includes various teaching placements in grade 2, 3, and 7 French immersion classes, along with many years as a summer camp instructor for children aged 4 to 11. She possesses practical expertise in teaching all subjects within the Primary-Junior age division (grades 1-6) and is especially proficient in French language instruction. Drawing from these valuable experiences, Maya excels at creating engaging lesson plans and educational activities tailored to accommodate students’ unique learning abilities. She is committed to utilizing her academic foundation in the field of education and extensive teaching experience to facilitate effective and meaningful learning opportunities for students.


Sandra G.

Sandra has a Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and a Master of Teaching degree with specific focus on Intermediate/Senior (grade 7-12) Science – Biology and Mathematics. She has been tutoring students from grade 6-12 for the past four years and has volunteered in her local church community teaching for the past seven years!




Aya K.

Aya is a Master’s graduate in chemistry from McMaster University with extensive tutoring experience helping students from grades 9-12 and first-year university level. Aya is deeply passionate about teaching and helping young minds flourish in the academic world. She excelled in her academic career, graduating at the top of her cohort, in her undergraduate degree at Carleton University. Learning about science extends beyond the classroom for her. Aya volunteered in numerous chemistry magic shows, performing chemical experiments for the public and educating children about the science involved in the demonstration. Her approach for teaching students is to expose the passion behind learning and understanding the fascinating principles beyond the textbook.



Brianna M.

Brianna is currently pursuing a Masters in Teaching from University of Toronto’s OISE program. She completed her undergraduate degree in French studies with a minor in English, graduating with honours and a certificate of bilingualism. She enjoys working with children and incorporates fun into learning! With experience working at the YMCA’s before and after program as a team lead, as well as working full day kindergarten, Brianna feels well equipped to enhance the learning experience of any child from any learning background. She is organized, patient, and always willing to find another way around any problem. Brianna enjoys music, literature, and making new friends! She is determined to make a change in the educational system and help children feel that they are safe to ask any question. Her teaching style is inquiry-based and driven by a desire to make learning accessible and exciting.



Damian K

Damian has an undergraduate degree in Physics and Astronomy from the university of Waterloo, and is currently in his second year of Teachers college at OISE. Damian did a CO-OP at the Canadian Space Agency, played and coached soccer in Germany, and likes to play guitar. Damian can’t wait to help you with your math and physic queries and get to know you.