Objectives

  • To be the tech-savvy, creative Business Studies teacher that students remember and model as they progress in their lives
  • To captivate students with an inquiry-based, hands-on learning experience full of authentic projects
  • To immerse my personable and engaging teaching practices into a school’s culture
  • To devote extracurricular time to coaching sports teams and clubs

Education

Education
Jul 2011 - Present

Master of Education (Part-time)

Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University

Mentoring in Education

Sep 2010 - Apr 2011

Bachelor of Education

Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University

French as a Second Language; Business (Accounting)

Sep 2002 - Apr 2006

Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies

University of Western Ontario

Teaching Experience

The International School of Macao

Taipa, Macau

August 2013 - Present

Secondary Teacher

  • Student body is a mix of international students, including both native and second language English learners, and I am responsible for differentiating all content and assessment for learners of different language abilities.
  • Taught Grade 7 Math and Science and Grade 10 Math
  • Taught Entrepreneurship, Accounting
  • Taught English as a Second Language
  • Grade 10 Homeroom Supervisor
  • Coach: Sr. Boys Volleyball (ACAMIS Gold Division, 1st place 2014, 3rd place 2013, Sportsmanship 2013)
  • Committee member: School Operations, Athletics

American School of Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

August 2011 - June 2013

Secondary Teacher

  • Student body is largely Mongolian students, and I was responsible for adapting all content and assessment for English language learners
  • Taught Introduction to Business, Accounting, International Business, Organisational Leadership, and Business Technology
  • Taught French
  • Taught Philosophy
  • Grade 10 Homeroom Supervisor
  • Coach: Sr. Boys Volleyball (ACAMIS Red Division, 3rd place 2012, Sportsmanship 2012 and 2011), Jr. Boys Soccer, Debate, Speech, Ice Hockey, Film club
  • Committee chair: After School Activities, Grade 12 Graduation
  • Committee member: Sports Day, Student Awards, National Honor Society

Professional Development

  • Ongoing - Master of Education, Nipissing University, Canada
    • Graduation Spring 2015
  • Fall 2014 - Laos Outreach, Luang Prabang, Laos
    • Introduced project-based teaching methods to Laotian teachers
  • Spring 2014 - Inclusive Education Symposium, TIS Macao, Macau
  • Spring 2014 - Reading Part 1 AQ, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada
  • Fall 2012 - TEFL Certification, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada           

  • Spring 2012 - Introduction to the MYP, Triple A Learning, Cardiff, Wales
  • Spring 2011 - Ontario Modern Language Teachers Association Spring Conference, Toronto, Canada
  • Winter 2011 - Infusion Educational Technology Integration Conference, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • Classroom Websites
    • Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom
    • Wii-Mote Whiteboard Essentials
  • 2010-2011 - Schulich School of Education Extended Learning Program Workshops, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • SMART Notebook Level 1 & 2, Notebook for French
    • Creating Educational Games
    • Blogging for Educators
    • Adaptive Technology
    • Virtual Field Trips

Pre-Service Teaching Experience

  • RA King Academy, Toronto, ON, Canada, Winter 2011, Accounting
  • Colegio Jaime Aguilera, Riobamba, Ecuador, Winter 2011, English 
  • Harbord Collegiate Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall 2010, French Immersion

Certifications

Certifications
May 2011 - Present

OCT

Ontario College of Teachers
Jul 2014 - Present

Letter of Authority

Alberta Education

Interest

  • Sports: hockey, volleyball, squash, ultimate Frisbee, football, golf, and soccer
  • Languages: have briefly studied Polish, German in addition to Spanish, French, English
  • Travel: Have visited most of Europe, North America, and Asia, and some of Africa and South America
  • Personal development: reading, playing music, self-directed learning

Non-Teaching Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Apr 2010

Head of Business Development

US Expedite
  • Solely responsible for the growth of the company in Toronto, as well as across North America
  • Enhanced the USX brand by effectively surpassing customer needs
  • Organized, planned and executed business appointments, schedules and meetings
Sep 2006 - Oct 2007

Field Sales Leader

Lyreco Office Products
  • Consistently increased sales every month
  • Received national recognition by signing 10 new customers per month in 10 of 12 months
May 2003 - Sep 2006

District Owner / Sales Representative

Vector Marketing Canada
  • 6 time member of the nationwide President's Club as sales representative 
  • Set new district record as owner of the Kitchener-Waterloo district office