Subjects:Math,Science,English,Social Studies,Special Education
About:Clarissa received her Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Toronto. She went on to complete her Bachelor of Education at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education in 2015, specializing in the primary/ junior education. Clarissa has had extensive classroom experience in grade 2 through 5. Clarissa has worked in special education classrooms, English language learner classrooms and in a specialized school working with students with severe physical and development challenges.
Clarissa has overcome her own academic challenges, being identified in grade school with a Learning Disability in auditory processing. Her personal achievements and accomplishments are a result of perseverance and endless support and encouragement from teachers and family. Clarissa knows first hand about the emotional and academic struggles students face at school. She knows that there are endless possibilities when a student and everyone working with a given student create a positive and encouraging learning environment.
Clarissa was a member of a highly competitive dance studio. Her dance training allowed her to develop self-disciple while also giving her a positive release and creative expression. Clarissa enjoys acting and drama, and continues to take dance classes whenever possible.
Clarissa is a caring and compassionate educator that encourages each student to reach their full potential.