Meet the Owner
Marissa has been with Prep Academy Tutors since 2014. Marissa completed her Bachelor’s of Education (Primary/Junior) at Queen’s University. After graduating, Marissa took an additional qualification in Special Education. Marissa is passionate about finding new paths and creative ways to reach every learner.
In 2015, Marissa travelled to Oregon to become a trainer of Direct Instruction. In addition to training other teachers in Direct Instruction, Marissa also trains the Wilson Reading System.
Marissa is passionate about making learning come alive for her students. Marissa encourages her students and teachers to ask questions, and reflect on their learning and teaching processes. Marissa is determined to help find the students' strengths, and implement effective strategies to help them grow in their areas of weakness. Marissa believes learning is a life-long process and strives to help students become confident learners who are not afraid to make mistakes in order to learn.