FOUNDER & DIRECTOR KEN GUNN

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Ken holds a B.Sc. (Biology & Psychology) and a B.A. (Sports Psychology) from the University of New Brunswick, and a B.Ed. (Secondary Science) from the University of Maine Presque Isle.


After graduation, he taught at a number of schools in the Anglophone School District in Moncton, where he developed resources and materials for a wide variety of courses and instituted specialized programming for learners with exceptionalities. He has also spent time in Kugluktuk, Nunavut as the Department Head for both Math and Science. Following this a couple of years later he returned north to Pelly Crossing, Yukon where he served as a teacher/interim principal.


Leaving the field of education but keeping his passion for helping others, he joined Rogers Communications where he was able to utilize his experiences to facilitate training sessions and was chosen to implement a nationwide initiative to improve customer service and sales skills at the local contact center in Moncton. A member of the Leadership Development Program, he is CEB (Coaching for Effective Behaviors) Certified.

OUR EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS

HANNAH

Hannah holds a B.A. in Psychology from Crandall University, and is currently working on a Holistic Nutrition Diploma through the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, as well as a certification in Teaching Adults through Jane Norman College.


Hannah has over five years of experience in educational support, ranging from elementary to university students. A STEAM Enrichment Instructor with Snapology, she also spent two years as an Early Childhood Educator at Wee College and a year as an ESL Instructor, teaching both in person and online and remaining current on emerging curriculum in that field. Her teaching activities extend to volunteer and charitable endeavours as well: she was a Peer Tutor at Crandall, and an ESL Educator at West Lane Church.


What Hannah loves most about teaching is asking the right questions, then watching students amaze themselves with what their own minds can do. She quotes Eckhart Tolle in saying, “You get there by realizing you are already there.”


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JAIME

Jaime is an enthusiastic and seasoned educator with more than 15 years’ experience in teaching and tutoring. She has taught in Asia, North America and Europe, allowing her to develop her own unique and cross-cultural style of pedagogy, both in person and online.

She received a Specialist Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto with a Specialist in English and minors in French and Italian. She also holds a post-graduate qualification from U of T as a Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).


Well versed in standardized testing, Jaime scored in the 90th percentile in the verbal section of the GMAT. Completing the course work for her Masters of Adult Education is one of her proudest achievements to date, and she is currently finishing her thesis on Intergenerational Learning.


She has written for university publications, and for both national and international online magazines.


Jaime brings a friendly style to online teaching with interactive lesson planning and a fun atmosphere. As a teacher, she believes that studying should be enjoyable and focuses on student-centered learning.


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KAREN

A passionate life-long learner, Karen takes both joy and satisfaction from sharing this love with others. Inspiring students to get excited about learning is her overriding goal.


She graduated from Brock University with a B.A. in Psychology, and went on to complete an M.A. in Staging Shakespeare and a PhD in Shakespearean Adaptation at The University of Exeter in the UK.


As a professor in the Theatre Department of Fanshawe College (London), she helped students train for a successful career in the arts, teaching courses ranging from acting, to creating a workable household budget, to marketing one’s self to agents and directors. For six years, she taught week long courses to high school age and adult learners in the prestigious Theatre Ontario Summer Courses, and led workshops and adjudicated productions across the province of Ontario.


Karen also has a great deal of experience in business administration, marketing communications, time management and project management ... skills which both broaden and enrich her teaching.


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AGLAIA

Both a teacher and a linguist, Aglaia believes in the power of quality education to change people’s lives.


She began her journey in Education by teaching various subjects in public elementary schools. Subsequently, she was engaged in creating and teaching language programs in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.


Aglaia is a graduate in Pedagogy from the University of São Paulo in Brazil, as well as in Linguistics and French Literature from Concordia University. She’s completed research on the Philosophy of Education, and has developed curriculum for educational projects in STEM, as well as language learning programs.


Aglaia’s goal is to present quality learning experiences that will transform the way students see knowledge. “Learning is not hard or boring if it’s taught meaningfully and with a dash of fun!”


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YE

Ye earned a M.A. from the Institution of Applied Physics & Computational Mathematics in Beijing before teaching Physics and English at a middle school in his hometown in China. In 2008, he emigrated to Canada, where he attended the University of New Brunswick, earning both a Master’s from the Department of Computer Science and a PhD in Physics before returning there as a Sessional Instructor in 2021.


Both a Research Assistant and a Postdoctoral Researcher at UNB, he also acted as Instructional & Multimedia Programmer at the province’s Education & Early Childhood Development department, and as an Online Instructor at the Star Atlantic Club.


He was employed as a Teacher’s Assistant at UNB for 5 years, assisting students to perform physics experiments.


He teaches a broad range of topics for various levels of students.


Teaching is not only Ning’s profession, it’s become a passion that affects the way he approaches many parts of his daily life. He strives to become an even better communicator, as he believes interpersonal communication is the keystone of good teaching.


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KIMBERLY

A multifaceted teacher with many talents, Kimberly earned her B.A. and B.Ed. from the University of New Brunswick. She also holds her Human Service Counsellor degree and has years of experience working with youth who face mental health challenges.


As a dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven educator, she’s taught a number of subjects and grade levels in both French and English. One of Kimberly’s many skills is the ability to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that gain a student's interest and engender success. Moreover, her creative approach allows her to match a student's learning style while listening to what they both enjoy and need.


Kimberly has dedicated herself to becoming a life-long educator and learner and strives to instill a similar desire in all the students with whom she works.


As an educational leader and advocate, Kimberly volunteers in helping families and pupils develop life skills that are both practical and beneficial in their daily lives. In her spare time, she likes to produce music and can be seen delivering music workshops such as “DJ 101” and “Music Production Series”. She also enjoys sharing her love for art by painting and drawing.


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PATRICIA

Based upon what she learned earning B.A., B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees at Queen’s University (ON), combined with her 24 years as an educator, plus experience as the mother of two children, Patricia understandably appreciates the importance of communication, positive motivation, and balanced approaches to learning.


Patricia is currently an instructor at the East-West College of Business & Technology in Calgary, where she designs, implements and assesses curriculum for their weekend program. As well, she’s a Literacy Instructor at Hoot Reading and an Instructional Coach at the Prairie Central FASD Network, partnering with provincial schools in Alberta to provide educational strategies, as well as resources for teachers, relating to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders.


Ever alive to learning, Patricia’s Metis heritage has led her to study the language, dances, and traditions associated with that culture.

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