Motivated and passionate individual with a desire to instill values of lifelong learning in her students.
Masters of Mathematics for Teachers
Bachelor of Education
5-Year Concurrent Program
Intermediate-Senior Divisions (Math and Biology)
Bachelor of Science, Honours
Biology-Math Subject of Specialization
Waterloo, ON, Present
Kingston, ON, 2015
Kingston, ON, 2014
Math, Sino-Canada High School
Taught mathematics grades 10 - 12. Created lessons with strong focus on mathematical literacy and English Language Learning. Collaborated with course team to develop and share lesson materials.
Science, Canada BC Offshore Education
Engaged learners in inquiry-based activities. Designed formative and summative assessments in accordance with the new British Columbia curriculum. Supported students in a variety of extracurricular activities.
Math, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Math and Physics
Taught in a trilingual setting in accordance with Cambridge-developed curriculum. Designed lessons that emphasized differentiation for gifted and talented students, assessment for learning, and use of ICT in the classroom.
Math and Science, Frontenac Secondary School
Assumed full classroom responsibility for two senior level math and two intermediate science classes. Developed chunked lessons that engaged learners at various levels. Applied scaffolding techniques to support student learning.
Math and Science, Various School Boards
Prepared and taught lessons in accordance with Ontario and New Brunswick curriculum guidelines. Worked one-on-one and in small groups to build learner confidence. Implemented instructional accommodations for exceptional learners.
Art, Blue Tadpole Studio
Motivated learners in the development of artistic skills. Provided students with regular and specific feedback. Communicated regularly with parents to discuss student progress.
Aug 2017 - Present
Aug 2016 - May 2017
Aug 2015 - June 2016
Oct 2014 – Mar 2015
2011 – 2013
8 weeks total
2008 – 2012
Summer 2013, 2015
Positive Discipline for Educators: Designed to help educators build a respectful school climate through social emotional learning.
How to Learn Math for Teachers: Online course developed at Stanford University to help teachers and administrators learn important research ideas that will help students learn math effectively.
Guidance and Counseling, Part 1: AQ course in the role of guidance in schools; career and life planning, interpersonal skill development and communication.
Special Education, Part 1: AQ course in supporting learners with exceptionalities; focus on pedagogy, and program planning and implementation.
Tribes: 24 hour basic training program in Tribes Process; embeds teaching tools that use Multiple Intelligence and Brain Compatible Learning in lesson planning.
Residence Life Conference: Session presenter for Ontario Association of College and University Housing Officers (OACUHO). Title: How to Talk So Residents Will Listen.
Egale: Training session that focuses on creating safer school communities by combating heterosexism, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia.
SafeTALK: Suicide prevention training; prepares helpers to recognize and assist those struggling with suicide.
Project WILD: Program sponsored by Canadian Wildlife Federation designed to help educators integrate wildlife and conservation issues into their teaching.
Senior Residence Don, Queen’s University
Developed, implemented, and facilitated training sessions and team building opportunities with guidance from professional staff. Demonstrated excellent time management practices and organization to meet deadlines.
Senior Bounce Back Facilitator, Queen’s University
New transition program to Queen’s, helping first year students get on track with their academic goals. Facilitated weekly meetings for a team of seven facilitators. Helped first year students develop personalized success plans to improve academic performance. Maintained professionalism when handling confidential information.
Math Olympics Organizer, Queen’s University Faculty of Education
Worked in a team of five to plan, prepare and implement the grade 7 and 8 Mathematics Olympics conference for students in Ontario.
Residence Don, Queen’s University
Supported student transition to university by providing intentional opportunities to reflect and grow. Followed up with residents concerning conduct issues and promoted mutual respect in the community.
Education Assistant, Peel District School Board
Taught lessons in grade 7 Mathematics and English. Collaborated with teachers to provide students with daily physical activity and individual support.
Tutor in the Classroom, Limestone District School Board
Addressed individual learning needs by providing tailored one-on-one support in math and literacy to students with Individual Education Plans. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal support from host teacher.
Aug 2014 – Apr 2015
Oct 2013 – Apr 2015
Aug 2012 – Apr 2014
Summer 2010, 2011, 2012
Jan – June 2011
VOLUNTEER AND EXTRACURRICULARS
Panel Speaker, Toronto Alumni Branch For Queen’s University
Spoke alongside several affluent Faculty members at Queen’s on the topic of student transition and mental wellness at an alumni event.
Director of Finance, Queen’s Conference on Education
Managed a $20 000 budget. Coordinated with executive team to ensure responsible and organized use of conference budget. Liaised with campus partners and local corporations to discuss sponsorship and donations.
May 2012 - Jan 2013
Interests: Reading, Running, Volleyball, Silks, Badminton