Elisabeth graduated from York University with a Honours Bachelors degree in History & International Development Studies, and earned a Bachelor of Education with the York University, Inner City Regent Park site.
Elisabeth’s possesses a diverse variety of experiences, in public and private institutions, facilitating a variety of learner oriented programs. Be it surprising curious museum patrons with the ancestral commonalities between whales and hippos at the ROM or stirring healthy competition among Grade 5 students to write their best ever story, I have enriched my skills through a diverse selection of endeavors, at the Royal Ontario Museum, and Evergreen Brickworks.
Following her love of Science, Outdoor Education, and playing in nature, Elisabeth works as a Lead Garden Animator in the Children’s Garden of Evergreen Brickworks. She firmly believes that learning through play is a crucial element of children’s emotional, and physical development. Elisabeth has a deep love and admiration of nature, the environment, and is a strong advocate of Outdoor Education, and for the creation of spaces for differentiated learning.
Elisabeth believes that continuous self-improvement is key to being a leader and asset to the community. As an Au Pair managing the well-being of three children in Paris, France, she acquired oral and written French skills. Furthermore, she was a Kindergarten Classroom Volunteer where she utilized a variety of activities and instructional methods such as songs, art, structured group games, and storytelling to motivate the students.
Elisabeth loves creating relationships with her students, and through those relationships Elisabeth is able to build lessons & unit plans that are specific to the learning abilities & future learning goals of the students and parents. She has worked with many students on a one-to-one basic, and through groups to support & enrich their self-confidence, interpersonal and communication skills.
As an Ontario Certified Teacher, Elisabeth possess formal qualifications for the Primary and Junior Levels, and has completed Additional Qualifications in Mathematics, Special Education, and Intermediate History.