Marianne Van Beek

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Youth Support Worker

Broken Arrow Program

Assist Aboriginal Youth with social/communication/integration issues.

Sep 2004 - Present

Educational Assistant

Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board

Support children/young adults with developmental challenges in the classroom setting and one on one

Created modified programming for LAC class in languarts

Facilitate learning using various computer programs

Supervse students during non-instructional time, e.g., recess, lunch, bus loading/unloading

Design open-ended activies to promote risk-taking, problem-solving and divergent thinking

Collaborate with teaching staff to support adolescents in the 'Youth at Risk' program

2004 - Present

Personal Support Worker

Community Living West Nipissing

Collaborate with professional to assist mentally and physically challenged adults

Dispense medication as needed

Provide housekeeping duties

Provide social and physical support when needed

2003 - Present

Educational Assistant

Toronto District School Board

Assist teacher with lesson preperation

Support MLD students

Support French students

Maintain purposeful, collegial interactions with teachers, administrators and peers to support students

Created modified programming for grade 6/7 program for science, math, geography, and history

Emergency Supply teacher with French and Special Needs program


Jun 2009 - Present

Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University
1996 - Present

Advocate/Counsellor for Battered Women and Child Abuse Victims

George Brown College



Aboriginal Women's Drumming

I belong to two women's drumming circles, and assist in a girls drumming circle at an elementary school. 


To work in an educational setting and foster a positive atmosphere for children and youth.


  HEYY Line, (Help line for kids), Toronto ON                                                                                                 1997-1999


Girls Drumming Circle, Sturgeon Falls, On                                                                                               2004-present


Breakfast Club, Sturgeon Falls, Toronto, ON                                                                                            1989-present


Girls Group, Valley Park Middle School, Toronto, ON                                                                                   2000-2003


2010 - Present

First Aid/CPR, NPSCD, North Bay

St. John's Ambulance
2010 - Present

Behaviour Management System

2009 - Present


2008 - Present

Reflexology Therapist

Ontario College of Reflexology
2007 - Present

Therapeutic Touch Practioner

Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario