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Profesional Summary

I am a highly innovative and resourceful education professional who quickly identifies and resolves challenging classroom situations. Furthermore, I am a personable and talented teacher and administrator who stays up-to-date on new learning technologies and trends in the education community.  I am a firm believer in the importance of combining STEM with a Growth Mindset style of learning to foster both innovation and creativity.

Work experience

2016NOW

Assistant Director

Young Hoon Elementary School
  • Curriculum design and application (IB and PYP style)
  • Aiding teachers in classroom managnment and planning
  • Creation of School Documents such as Teachers Handbook and Module Guides for parents
  • Creation and Leading Themed Camps based on Growth Mindset, 21st Century Learning and Coding
20072016

Team Leader & Homeroom Teacher (Gr. 4 & 6)

Young Hoon Elementary School
  • Leading a team of 4 teachers in the creation and implementation of PYP style inquiry based learning modules
  • Responsible for teaching students on a variety of subjects (Math, Science, Social Studies, English and Computers)
20052007

ESL Teacher

Sung Shin Elementary School
  • ESL teacher for grades 4-6

Education

20142016

Masters of Educational Technology

University of British Columbia
20022003

B.Ed. Primary Junior Qualifications - First Class Standing

Lakehead University 
19961999

B.A. Sociology

Lakehead University

 Training and Speaking Events

This is a list of the events where I have run training sessions and the focus of those sessions

  • Learning and Teaching Expo Hong Kong (Exhibitor)
    • Working with CoSpaces Edu to show teachers how to inject VR and Coding into their classes
  • AppsEvents South Korea, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Taiwan (Main Speaker)
    • Coding, Robotics, Growth Mindset, Breakout Edu, GSuite, VR and AR Creation
  • 360Edu Event - Johannesburg S.A.
    • A Microsoft Event focused on 21st Century learning
  • Google Certified Educator Level 1 Bootcamp - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    • Lead trainer for 34 teachers over two days in intensive GCE level 1 Bootcamp