KRITRIKA S.

Kritrika Sabharwal is a highly qualified teacher with a Master’s degree in engineering and technology. In addition, she holds a dual bachelor’s in technology and education (specialized in Maths and Science). She grew up in India where she worked as Asst. Professor teaching B.Tech students for 4 years and then moved to Dubai in 2014. She has been teaching Maths and Science to grades 4 to 8 since then. Ms. Kritrika has recently moved to Canada and works as a part-time STEM teacher with Park Street Education Academy. She is in the process of getting her license from the Ontario College of Teachers. She loves to engage students in different activities and quizzes ensuring the subject can be tailored as per students’ potential

ENERSTINE C.

Enerstine completed an Undergraduate Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and Masters of Accounting from University of Waterloo. She has successfully completed the 2020 Common Final Examination (CFE) for the Canadian CPA designation. She is employed in public accounting and is familiar with the application of IFRS, ASPE and ASNPO accounting standards. She is passionate about teaching and working with students. She has been a teaching assistant throughout her university and master’s career. During her free time, she helps out with different local mentorship program that works with youths. Enerstine believes that by building a strong relationship with her students, she can better provide a tailored teaching plan to support each student’s individual needs.

SHAROON J.

Sharoon is an Ontario certified teacher in Biology and General Science. He has a Master of Science degree and a French language certificate.
He learned French during his schooling and also participated in a French Immersion program in Quebec. He has taught High School Core French and Science in the public and private school systems.
His interests include traveling, languages, nature, food, movies and music among other things.
He enjoys helping students to improve and grow in their learning and looks forward to contributing positively to the Prep Academy Tutors experience.

LIESBETH H.

Liesbeth graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a Master’s degree in Law, and minors in Art History and Italian. In the winter of 2015 her family moved to Canada where Liesbeth became a teacher at a private school and taught Law, History , ESL and French. She is passionate about languages, as she believes they open doors to new worlds, travels and cultures, leading to more understanding. Liesbeth approaches her teaching with the belief that anyone can learn a new language. She values both developing the speaking part and clarifying the grammar maze. With 15 years of experience in tutoring languages, she loves to help students reach their highest potential. Liesbeth has enjoyed an adventurous life filled with travels, work experiences and a beautiful family – she brings her enthusiasm for life into her teaching and hopes to inspire her students to reach their potential.

LILIT K.

Lilit is an Ontario Certified Teacher qualified to teach Intermediate and Senior levels with an additional qualification in ESL. Lilit has a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in English and a Master’s degree in ESL from the American University of Armenia. Lilit has extensive experience in teaching students in different grades, as she has worked as an English Language Teacher and an ESL teacher both in Canada and in Armenia. Her teaching experiences have provided her a great deal of insight into the diverse learning needs of students. Lilit is a caring and a supportive teacher who is passionate about helping students excel in their studies. She is committed to providing a positive and a caring learning environment for her students, while easily adapting to their learning needs. In her spare time Lilit enjoys listening to music and reading.

CHRISTOPHER D.

For the past 5 years, Chris has been teaching, coaching, and inspiring students to reach their full potential in both their academic and athletic abilities. In 2019, he graduated from York University completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in Health Science with high honours. Currently, he is in his second year of the BEd program at York University specializing in intermediate/senior Physical Education and Science. Chris has had the privilege and experience to supply teach at numerous elementary and secondary schools in York Region. In addition to this, he has been working as a private tutor, sports coach, fitness instructor, and personal trainer.

Reflecting on his experience as an educator, he has realized the importance of forging strong academic connections and relationships with his students. Through his ability to connect to his students individually, Chris has been able to learn from his students’ strengths and difficulties to determine the necessary steps required to bridge gaps in student learning. His strengths lie in subjects such as Biology, Science, Social Science, and English.

Chris wants to have the most positive impact on the lives of every student that he works with through his ability to keep students inspired and motivated about their learning through the use of technological modalities. Chris is a motivated and inspired teacher who loves to share his passions for food, health, fitness, and technology.

RILLA S.

Rilla Silber, an Ontario Certified Teacher, developed her passion for working with children in her teens. She grew up in Toronto and completed her Bachelor of Education and Psychology at York University. For 40 years, she taught with the York Region District School Board, retiring in 2017.

Rilla enjoyed her years in the classroom working with students from Grades 1 to 4. As a teacher librarian for 20 years, she was able to share her love of reading with her students. For her last 11 years, she worked as a student support teacher with Special Education students. The small group environment allowed her to build strong relationships with her students who received individual and group instruction in Language Arts and Math. Rilla also worked with parents and classroom teachers on her students’ IEPs.

For the last 3 years, Rilla has been supply teaching at private schools (JK to 5) and working as an educational assistant in nursery school. She has experience with diagnostic testing and EQAO.

Rilla grew up with a deep love of travel and has taken the opportunity to explore the world since her retirement from teaching. She has visited India, China and Peru; her dreams of seeing the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal and Macchu Pichu have all been fulfilled. She hopes to continue travelling in the future. More recently, Rilla has been playing majong and canasta, and is learning to play bridge. She enjoys golfing and hiking, and spending time with her family and her dog Chloe.

Rilla looks forward to working with your child, using her teaching experience to help your child achieve success.

ANDRES M.

Andres is a high school Mathematics and Science teacher entering his second year of full-time teaching. He is passionate about the relationship between sports and statistics and is enthusiastic about connecting learned mathematics to real-world applications. He is a dedicated and committed life-long learner who loves working with youth.

AMY M.

Amy is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education at York University and is really excited to start teaching! Amy grew up in Toronto and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at a small University in New Brunswick called Mount Allison. Following the acquisition of her degree, Amy moved to Budapest for a year to engage in a language and cultural scholarship program. Amy loves to travel, and spent her year in Budapest studying, learning and visiting many amazing places across Europe. Amy has tutoring experience from University, where she worked with fellow Philosophy students improving comprehension and writing skills and currently volunteers as a “Zoom” tutor with high school students, in English, Social Sciences and writing, through a community organization as part of her B.Ed. program. Amy is also currently in the process of completing an Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation certificate through the University of Toronto where she is learning to apply components of mindfulness and mental health awareness to education and the classroom. Amy has had a love of education from a very young age; with both her parents as teachers as well, she understands the importance of developing positive relationships with learners and hopes to get into teaching to support learner diversity and challenge traditional classroom approaches!

MACKENZIE C.

Mackenzie is a Math and Science tutor who is incredibly passionate about learning. Mackenzie graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, with a specialization in Mental Health, and a minor in Mathematics. She loves to use her knowledge of psychology and pedagogy to tailor education so that it is maximally effective and engaging for her students. Mackenzie is currently in her last year of teacher’s college with the goal of teaching Math and Science in secondary school. Mackenzie has loved Math and Science since she was very young. Mackenzie developed her love of science from her mom, who taught her to always be curious and ask questions about the world. However it was not until she started working as a Teacher’s Assistant and tutor in University that she knew teaching was the profession meant for her. Mackenzie has tutored students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. She has also worked as an emergency supply teacher in K-12 grades and as an Educational Assistant. Mackenzie truly loves the subjects she teaches and wants her students to be as excited about learning them as she is. In her free time, Mackenzie loves reading and taking long walks in nature. She has nearly walked into trees trying to combine her passions. Mackenzie also loves playing video games, listening to music, and petting animals.