Amy Kellner

What do you teach? I am a member of the Ontario College of Teachers with qualifications in the Primary and Junior divisions. Why did you become a teacher? I wasn’t always on the path to becoming a teacher. I had my sights set on a career in the film industry. I...

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Pranav Dhakal

What do you teach? Test Preparation and Sciences Why did you become a teacher? I love and have always loved teaching. I started out as a teacher in the final year of my university and have been doing it ever since. Once I got into teaching, I realized that I...

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Lindsey Capobianco

What do you do at RRLS? I am the Operations Manager here at RRLS. I wear many hats from generating forecasting reports to running to the store to buy fruit for the office – apples of course! What’s your favourite thing about working in operations? My favourite thing about working...

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Kirsten Boyle

  What do you teach? I teach reading, writing and math at the Junior/Intermediate Level. I also provide homework and executive functioning support.  Why did you become a teacher? I decided to become a teacher on a trip to the Dominican Republic. I met a number of children who were...

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Maria Deamude

What do you teach? Primary/Junior/Intermediate. Why did you become a teacher? Because I love learning and working with people, and I have always wanted to teach and help students reach their fullest potential. How would your students describe you? Caring, patient, invested in their success, enthusiastic. What’s your favourite challenge...

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Michaela Benwell

What do you teach? I teach math, reading and writing at the Primary/Junior level. I also provide homework support and teach executive functioning strategies. Why did you become a teacher? I became an educator because I believe that supporting students on their educational journey is the most rewarding job! I...

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Nicole Massarelli

What do you teach? Intermediate/Senior math and science Why did you become a teacher? I love to learn new things and also help students de-mystify math and see all of the cool applications! How would your students describe you? Kind, funny, passionate about math! What’s your favourite challenge to help...

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Ryan VanBuskirk

What do you teach? I primarily teach intermediate and senior English. Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher to instill a love of reading and critical thinking in young people. How would your students describe you? Students would describe me as goofy and earnest. What’s your favourite...

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Alice Gillham

What do you teach? I am an Intermediate/Senior English and Drama teacher, however, I have taught a variety of subjects and ages, including everything from Homeroom Grade 5, High School English to Adult ESL and all the fun adventures in between.  Why did you become a teacher? I became a...

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Alyssa Durocher

What do you teach? I teach primary, junior and intermediate students in a range of subjects and levels.  Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher because I love to learn. As a teacher, I not only have the opportunity to continue my own education but I also...

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Chris Scott

What do you teach? High school math and science. Why did you become a teacher? I get to show students the fascinating parts of subjects that they would otherwise find disinteresting. How would your students describe you? Invested in their progress, process-oriented and concerned with understanding them on an individual...

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Joelle Brooker

What do you do at RRLS? I’m the outreach and communications coordinator. My main role is to connect with professionals like psychologists and therapists, introduce them to RRLS, and explain who we are and what we do. What’s your favourite thing about working in outreach? My favourite thing about working...

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Henry Moss

What do you teach? I teach standardized-test prep for the SSAT, SAT, and ACT entrance exams. I also can help you with any of your writing, history, and social studies needs. I also love helping students develop their interviewing skills for private school admissions. Why did you become a teacher?...

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Paula Schultz

What do you teach? I mostly teach Intermediate and Senior students who want to improve their critical reading and written expression. Why did you become a teacher?  I have always enjoyed working with young people in all sorts of settings, from recreational summer camps to community arts programs to classroom...

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Jenn Barlow

What do you teach? I work primarily with intermediate and senior students on math, executive functioning, homework support, and English skills such as reading, writing, spelling, and comprehension.  Why did you become a teacher? In short, I became a teacher because I love to learn, inspire, and help others. I...

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Vanessa Mangar

What do you teach? I teach English and math but occasionally science and geography depending on my students’ needs. I can also teach dance and drama.  Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher because I believe that every child is smart. My goal as a teacher is...

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Giovanni Ferrara

What do you teach? At RRLS, I teach reading, writing, and mathematics to students in the primary to intermediate grade range.  Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher because I enjoy working with children, and I have always been interested in learning. A teaching career allows you...

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Charlotte Blore

What do you teach? Students with additional needs in all age groups, with a lean towards math and science.  Why did you become a teacher? I liked teenagers and was fascinated by the different ways people think and view the world.  How would your students describe you? Compassionate with high...

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Sabrina Bain

What do you teach? Math, writing, and executive functioning. Why did you become a teacher? I had a chalkboard in my room as a kid and used to “teach” my stuffed animals what I was learning in school. I would also write practice tests for my little brother to help...

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Rakhee Gupta

What do you teach? I teach junior, intermediate, and senior students with a focus on improving written expression, reading comprehension, spelling, executive functioning, math, typing, and cursive skills. Why did you become a teacher? I have always enjoyed helping fellow classmates, and was a member of the English and Math...

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