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Work experience

Sep 2005Aug 2013

Grade Five and Six Classroom Teacher

Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo Elementary

Develop long range plans based on Ontario Curriculum

Implemented classroom routines

Developed modifications for identified students

Sep 2004Jun 2005

Grade One Classroom Teacher

Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo Elementary

Developed long range plans for grade one based on Ontario Curriculum

Implement Classroom Routines

Jan 2004Jun 2004

Junior/Senior Kindergarten Teacher

Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo Elementary

Followed previous teachers Unit Plans

Developed lesson plans based on Ontario Curriculum and Unit plans

Sep 2003Dec 2003

Classroom Assistant

Kaweni:io/Gaweni:yo Elementary

Assisted students with classroom routines

Assisted students with class work

Assisted teacher in marking students work


Jul 2009Aug 2011

Aboriginal Teaching Certificate

Nipissing University
Sep 1995Jun 1999

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo School Board


Pursuing a career in teaching that promotes aboriginal language and culture in a classroom setting. 


I have been pursuing my career in teaching since 2003. In 2011 I graduated from  the aboriginal teacher certification program at Nipissing University. I am excited about implementing all  the teaching strategies I have learned. My philosophy for teaching is believing that every child can achieve success. 

I was recently employed with Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo School Board as a grade five and six Mohawk immersion teacher.  I also have teaching experience in all subjects areas in the primary and junior levels, as well as activities outside the classroom.

Reviving the Mohawk language in the classroom through children is a passion of mine.I enjoy incorporating culture into lessons based on the Ontario Curriculum. I feel I possess a strong knowledge of aboriginal culture and background to the classroom and wish to continue to pursue and encourage language and culture in my teaching career. 


Sep 2006Jun 2019

Aboriginal Language Revitalization

University of Victoria
May 2011Present


Living Works
Jul 2013Present


AIM Language Learning
Jan 2003Jan 2004

Women's Field Lacrosse Coach of the Year

Ontario Field Lacrosse Association