To work in the field of post secondary accessibility services. I really enjoy working with adult learners and helping them be successful in their studies.


-Disability Services -Student Affairs Professional -Adult Faculty Member


Photography, reading, traveling and professional development opportunities.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Special Cohort Coordinator

Nova Scotia Agricultural College
I am the Disabiilty Resource Facilitator for Nova Scotia Agricultural College. I assist students with services and supports through Canada Study Grants. I also am teaching a Study Skills Course through the University Access Program. My other responsibilities include organizing the peer tutoring program for the campus, academic advisor, advisor to mature and aboriginal students and a don for a residence here.
Sep 2009 - Jul 2010

Learning Support Assistant

Nova Scotia Community College
Term ends March 31, 2010) Working with adult learners with disabilities. My position provides training for assistive technology, testing accommodations and workshops for academic success with testing strategies, study strategies, time management, essay organization, etc. I currently hire, organize and match all peer tutoring services at NSCC Akerley. I work both at the campus level and within the provincial team for Disability Services as Coordinator of the International Disabilities Advocacy and Leadership Exchange.
2009 - 2010


Volunteer at Pier 21
May 2009 - Sep 2009

Volunteer Assistant Teacher

Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services
Teaching immigrant adults, and their pre-school aged children, to learn English as a second language.
Mar 2008 - Jun 2009

Border Services Officer

Canada Border Services Agency
Worked with the public, business and other government agencies on reporting, educating and informing people about the law concerning the entry of people (immigrants, visitors, etc) and personal goods entering into Canada.
Oct 2006 - Jun 2007


LSK -Indian Brook School
Taught study skills, vocabulary comprehension, English, and history to high school students residing on a native reserve. Bridgeway Academy: Taught English/History to high school students with learning disabilities, ADHD and behavioural problems at a charity private school. Accommodations and individualized educational plans were used in this classroom environment.
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Residential Life Intern

Developed training outcomes, directed training sessions and made presentations on Educational Programming for Student Staff Training to student staff and residence management. Organized Programming Resource Fair, created the resource calendar, implemented policies for the Alcohol Education Policy at Queens University residence system and collected resources/information on educational sanctions/programming/cultural awareness/disability services/ diversity campaigning.
Sep 2003 - Apr 2005

UNB Residence Life & Conference Services - Don

University of New Brunswick
Hired and selected incoming student stuff to facilitate programming and residence regulations. Directed a residence community with 100+ residents, trained staff about diversity/job placements/discipline policies/disability services/university policies.


2003 - 2005


University of New Brunswick
1999 - 2002

Bachelor of Arts

St. Thomas University
1998 - 1999


Mount Allison University



Disability Resource Facilitator

I have worked in the area of disabilities for two years now, but it is still an ongoing learning process. I feel that I have a solid foundation with learning disabilities, but I am always learning new things.

Program Planner

I've organized events from orientation, training sessions to international celebration festivals. I feel very confident in planning programs.



Nova Scotia Teacher Certification

Nova Scotia Department of Education

New Brunswick Teacher Certification

New Brunswick Department of Education
Jun 2010 - Present

OHS Certificate

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
Jul 2010 - Present

WHMIS Certficate

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
Mar 2009 - Mar 2012

First Aid & CPR

St. John Ambulance Course

Top Secret

Canada Border Services Agency