I believe that all students learn differently, and that said, each student may need something different from me. As a teacher, it is my duty to ascertain how each student learns from me best, and individualize their needs based upon this assessment.
I am a certified teacher, with a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta, who has approximately four years of teaching experience and nearly 15 years of tutoring across virtually all subject areas and grade levels. In addition, I have a law degree (Juris Doctor of Law) from Thompson Rivers University, which I recently completed.
Comfortable speaking in front of large and/or intimate groups.
Effective at prioritizing workloads; in addition, aiding in productivity and efficiency.
A team member who is effective leading and/or collaborating.
Effective and proven problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Assume responsibility with ease.
A goal oriented individual who is dependable, articulate, and optimistic.
Well experienced with MS Office and Adobe programs; Very computer literate
Certified in First Aid (CPR)
Current holder of an Alberta Permanent Teaching Certificate
Juris Doctor of Law
Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops BC, Canada * Degree obtained
2008 Bachelor of Education
University of Alberta, Edmonton AB. Canada
Focus on Social Studies, including history, geography, and cultural relations
Minor in Special Education.
University of Louisiana, Monroe LA, United States
Full track and field scholarship
Holds school records in the 60 meters and 200 meters track and field events.
Achieved a grade point average of 3.7, focusing on Secondary Education.
2002 High School Diploma
Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Edmonton, AB. Canada
Ermineskin Junior-Senior High School, Edmonton, AB.
Junior/Senior High School Teacher February 1st, 2010 – June 30, 2012
September 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015
Worked closely with students in many different educational settings, including Phys. Ed, English, Social Studies, Math and Science in a junior high/high school capacity.
Developed professional relationships, collaborated and worked closely with fellow staff members.
Stimulated growth and learning within the community both educationally and through extra-curricular activities.
Coordinated and executed individual program plans to meet the specific needs of a diverse group of students.
Participated in Professional Development Days that emphasized team building, new professional practice skills and learning strategies.
Coached a variety of sports teams, including badminton, track and field, and cross country running
Bobsleigh Canada/Athletics Canada Full-Time Athlete
Travelled internationally, competing in World Cup events for Team Canada
Sponsored by Visa, Adidas, Bell and Shaw.
2-time national champion, World Cup bronze medalist
Trained and mentored new bobsleigh and track/speed athletes.
Worked closely with sports psychologist to help foster team building and execution of successful performances in extreme pressure situations and intense circumstances.
Volunteered and presented to schools within the community, focusing on athletic training, work ethic, respect, and dedication on an academic and athletic level.
Don –Rite Printing
Office Manager 2007-2008
Duties included accounting/book balancing, accounts payable/receivable, electronic and personal filing along with staff coordination.
Worked intimately with Microsoft office programs, Adobe professional and several accounting software programs.
Oversaw and maintained a high standard of quality control
Superstore, Edmonton South Common 2002-2003 Courtesy Clerk/Price Checker
Managed customer questions and complaints patiently and professionally
Worked closely with fellow team members to ensure the highest quality customer service
Duties included checking prices of items when necessary, ensuring and maintaining quality control of all products
on the shelf, and assisting customers with any questions, concerns, or requests
Private Tutor 2002-present Junior High, High School, and University level
Managed difficult situations quickly, patiently and professionally.
Worked with students individually or in groups to efficiently complete project goals within a sensitive time
Tutored and mentored junior high, high school, and university students in a variety of subjects.
Track and Field Coaching (2008-present): Worked with grassroots programs in the Edmonton area, specializing in sprints and power/strength training for school age athletes;
Speed coach at the University of Alberta (pole vault team) 2012-2013.
Presented to Edmonton area schools on training, nutrition, goal-setting, and what it takes to be a high-
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