Lifelong learning

is my passion!

     My Credentials



   1997  Bachelor of arts (major in sociology),

              University of Saskatchewan, Canada

   1999  Certificate of Health Care Administration,

              University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  2008  Bachelor of education (certified k-8),

               University of Sunderland, England



   2012  Masters of Education (Curriculum and Instruction),

               Plymouth State University, USA

   2016  Iss eal certificate program, international,

               Training Centre for International Educators, USA

   2018  Math Specialist Program (MSIS),

               Office of Overseas Schools   AERO Project, USA


 Teaching Experience


   2021 -2022  Collingwood School | West Vancouver, Canada


   2018 – 2020   Hong Kong International School | Hong Kong


   2009 – 2018  Shanghai American School | Shanghai, China


   2006 – 2009  Shanghai United International School | Shanghai, China


   2005 – 2006  Future International School | United Arab Emirates


 Professonal Development


   1998   Virtues Project inc. Master Facilitator


   2007  PYP Certified


   2011  Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)


   2013  Teacher College Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop, Columbia University


   2014  Does MAP Data Equal Students Success? (ACAMIS)


   2014  Project Based Learning (PBL) (Buck Institute)


   2015  Positive Discipline Classroom Educator


   2015  Professional Learning Communities At Work Workshop


   2015  Literacy Coaching Institute – Writers Workshop, Colombia University


   2016  Literacy Coaching Institute – Readers Workshop, Colombia University


   2016  Stanford Online – How to Learn Math


   2016  Math Specialist in Schools Assessment Training with Erma Anderson and Steve Leinwand


   2017  Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Training with Diane Walworth


   2018  Adaptive Schools Foundations Course (4 day course)


   2020  How to Maximize your Literacy Assessment Online with Erin Kent


   2020  Teaching with Mentor Texts with Matt Glover and Carl Anderson


   2020  5 Strategies for Assessing Writers Online and Onsite with Matt Glover and Carl Anderson.


Working at a myriad of elite international schools has allowed me to learn alongside some of the most brilliant educators and consultants alike.