Goal Statement

It is my goal to build relationships with students and staff to ensure a meaningful and productive learning environment. I am committed to creating a classroom that is positive and adaptable, and that focuses on differentiated programming to encourage students to achieve their full potential.


May 2012 - Jun 2012

Additional Basic Qualification: Intermediate History

Queen's University

On-line Course

May 1997 - Jul 1997

Special Education Part 1 - Behavioural

University of Ottawa

Summer Course

Sep 1996 - May 1997

Bachelor of Education (Cum Laude)

University of Ottawa

Primary/Junior Concentration

Sep 1991 - May 1996

Bachelor of Arts, Honours English (Cum Laude)

University of Ottawa

English Major, History Minor

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2008 - Present


Avalon Public School

Grade 6 Homeroom, Grade 7 and 8 English, History, Geography and Physical Education, Grade 8 ETFI

Sep 2001 - Jun 2008


Manor Park Public School

Grade 5/6 Homeroom

Oct 1999 - Jun 2001


FIelding Drive Public School

Grade 4 and 5 Homeroom

Sep 1998 - Sep 1999


Hawthorne Public School

Grade 4/5 Homeroom

Sep 1996 - Jun 1997

Supply Teacher

Ottawa-Carleton District School board

Professional Standards of Practice


Commitment to Students and Student Learning

Inclusive classroom with a focus on differentiation and building relationships with students, parents and staff. 

Professional Knowledge

Extensive personal and professional development in learning theory, pedagogy, assessment and curriculum content.

Professional Practice

Methods are informed by collaboration and the use of meaningful feedback, effective assessment, technology, and consistent reflection.

Leadership in Learning Communities

Shared responsibilities and leadership in school and community initiatives to promote student success. 

Ongoing Professional Learning

Consistently seek opportunities to grow professionally through seminars, workshops, collaboration and frequent re-evaluation of personal technique.

Training and Mentoring

Extra-curricular Activities