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Education

Sep 2010Apr 2011

Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University

 

  • Enrolled in the iTeach Laptop Learning program
  • Education of Native Canadians elective course
  • Participant in B.Ed Band and Choir
Sep 2006Apr 2010

Bachelor of Applied Science

University of Guelph

 

  • Child, Youth and Family major
  • Focused on the Social Sciences: Human Development and Psychology primarily.
  • Completed Practicum placements in Kindergarten and Grade 5 and a Co-op placement at Mono Cliffs Outdoor Education Centre (Grades 5 to 8)

Additional Qualifications & Training

- Special Education, Part 1 (2012), Nipissing University

- Intermediate Division: Family Studies (2017), Queens University

- Senior Division: Social Sciences (2018), Queens University

- Behaviour Management Systems (2018)

- Mindfulness Fundamentals (2016)

- Self-Regulation Institute (2017), MEHRIT Centre

Work experience

2016Current

Occasional Teacher

OCDSB, UCDSB, WQSB

Implement daily lesson plans as dictated by regular classroom teacher.

Demonstrate flexibility in accommodating and adjusting the lesson based on student need.

Exemplify punctuality, reliability, and professionalism in all assignments and with all colleagues.

20152016

Educational Assistant

Weledeh Catholic School

Provide one-on-one and small group instruction to students identified with exceptionalities.  

Accommodations included curricular modifications and implementation of behaviour management strategies to promote classroom inclusion.

20132016

Owner/Educator

Yearn to Learn Yellowknife

Started comprehensive tutoring and summer learning program in the Northwest Territories, offering services to students from Kindergarten to post-secondary.

Was awarded $10,000 grant through ADP for my contributions to the community of Yellowknife.

20122013

Teacher

Yellowknife Education District No. 1

Taught Grade 3 homeroom and Grade 6 core french.

Implemented collaborative learning practices, differentiated instruction, and guided reading program.

Teamed up with Guidance Counsellor to provide weekly lessons on social and emotional development and regulation.

Accommodated multiple student IEPs for learning disabilities, behaviour challenges, and mental health disorders.

Ongoing Professional Development

Practice Teaching Evaluations

Commitment to Students

- Grade 4/5 Girls' Soccer Coach (2012-2013)

- Compliment-Gram Fundraiser with Grade 3 class (2013)

- Mathternoon Initiative with teaching team (2013)

- Girls' Club facilitator (2010-2011)

- Fit Club facilitator (2015-2016) 

Professional Knowledge

Documentation of Qualifications

Skills

Computer Skills

- Proficient in Microsoft, Apple and Google operating systems.

- Was a member of the Technology Professional Learning Community with Yellowknife Education District No. 1

- Technology integration within teaching and learning opportunities (Google Classroom, ReadWorks, SMARTboard, etc.)

Athletics/FItness

Figure Skating background (completion of Gold Dance, Skills, and Interpretive, Junior Silver Freeskate)

Cross-country running (completed 1/2 marathon and multiple shorter races, currently training for 10K in the Fall 2018)

Fitness advocate (facilitated after school Fit Club twice weekly at Weledeh Catholic School)

Music
Studied piano through the Royal Conservatory from 1993 to 2003 Studied flute from 2001 to 2006 

Professional Practice