Marc D.

Marc has completed his Undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Economics from Wilfred Laurier University where he spent time leading tutorials and assisting students with relevent course work. During his time at University, he led academic and orientation events for first year students whom he is still connected with today. Marc strongly believes his purpose is to serve and help others. Academic and personal success has not come without challenges for Marc and so he is eager to impart his organizational and personal learning stratagies where needed.

Marc currently works full-time at a Tech startup in Waterloo, ON. Outside of work he can be found on long walks, at the gym, with his dog or behind a good book.

Kevin W.

Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Materials and Nanosciences from the University of Waterloo. He teaches high school chemistry, physics and math and has been a tutor since March 2020. He is currently working as a quality control technician at a coatings company. In his off time he likes to play video games, play music and fish.

Kaitlyn M.

Kaitlyn is currently an elementary teacher. She has her K-8 qualifications and has specialized in her ABQ of First Nation, Metis and Inuit studies. She graduated in 2018 from Bishop’s University with a BA of Sociology and English. Kaitlyn went on to work in Early Childhood Education at the YMCA, before following her dreams of becoming a teacher. She graduated from Ontario Tech University with a BEd in the primary and junior division, and has recently completed her intermediate division qualifications. Kaitlyn strives for the utmost success in all her students. She understands that each child is unique and has different ways of learning.

Alexander S.

Alexander is an Ontario Certified Teacher. He was born in Hamilton, and moved to Oakville at a young age. He completed high-school in Oakville and later moved on to complete an Undergraduate Degree in Life Sciences with a Minor in Geography from McMaster University. Alexander has always had a passion for teaching and working with children. Ever since he was 12, he knew wanted a career working with youth. His high-school volunteer hours were all completed at the Oakville Soccer Club, where he helped coach, referee, and organize day-long tournaments. Being an athlete his whole life, he transitioned to coaching basketball at age 17, and continues to do so to this day. In April of 2022, he completed a Bachelor of Education at York University, with Science and Geography teachables. He also has extensive tutoring experience in Math. During this past summer months, Alex had the opportunity to teach English to elementary and secondary students in Italy. He supported them in reading, writing, vocabulary, and public speaking skills.

Alex believes in life-long learning, and the transferability of life skills between school and sports. He always tries to push his students and athletes to their maximum potential. Alex encourages students and athletes to challenge themselves, whenever they can – even outside the scope of basketball practice and homework – in order to prepare themselves for life.

Patrick O.

Patrick is a graduate of Trent University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Education, with additional qualifications in Special Education, and Health and Physical Education. He also has a degree from York University in Social Science, and a diploma from Humber College in Media Communications. He originally discovered his passion for teaching while working with at-risk youth in the Ski Hill Blues program.

Michael J.

Michael is passionate about teaching and entrepreneurship. Michael graduated the Master of Arts in Business Economics program at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he performed research on topics involving macroeconomics and microeconomics. Michael recently completed his Bachelor of Education program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Michael is certified to teach by the Ontario College of Teachers. Michael has extensive experience with HTML, CSS, WordPress, STATA, Eviews, R, and Microsoft Excel. Michael is currently teaching microeconomics at Seneca College.

Nikita C.

Nikita graduated from teachers college in 2018 and has had experience being a primary/junior (grades 1-6) and intermediate (grades 7-8) teacher. She is qualified in primary, junior and intermediate, and specializes in math. Nikita is currently taking additional qualifications in math and guidance counseling. She is a confidant educator who wants to build strong relationships with her students and help them find the value in learning in orde to be successful. Nikita brings an enthusiastic attitude, creativity and joy into her teaching with activities and lessons that foster curiosity and engagement and gives students the opportunity to realize their potential.

Ashley S.

Ashley Shalmoni is a PhD candidate in the Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies department at York University, where she also works as Teachers Assistant. She is also working as a researcher at St. Michael’s Hospital, where she is using a feminist political economy approach to investigate the gender gap in STEM. In addition to this work, she uses an intersectional framework to examine the gender and racial disparities in labour.

Jessica D.

Jessica has a Master’s degree in French and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She has been teaching for the last 10 years and she has recently moved to Canada after many years of teaching in Dubai. Her expertise lies in languages.

Oriana J.

Oriana is an Ontario certified teacher with a bachelor’s degree in English, French and Spanish translation from the University of Ottawa. She began her passion for languages in both Halton and Peel regions studying French immersion and later Spanish. Oriana has studied abroad in Spain, and taught in Costa Rica where she gained experience with an international private school system. She has taught the Ontario curriculum in a variety of capacities for the last eight years. Ranging from grade 2 to grade 12, her in classroom experience speaks to her passion for language acquisition and her familiarity with a variety of subjects.  Oriana is a traveler at heart and a school community advocate for equity and inclusion. She strives to create equitable learning experiences for all and to create the positive conditions for learning to take place.