About:Gabrielle Vali received her undergraduate degree in 2011 from the University of Guelph with a focus on Child, Youth and Family Studies. After, she graduated with her Bachelor of Education from Brock University in 2012 specializing in primary/junior grades. To gain teaching experience, Gabrielle moved to Australia in 2013 where she supply-taught in both mainstream and special education schools. While teaching in special education schools, she worked with children that had Autism, Down syndrome and ADHD. Shortly after returning from Australia, Gabrielle moved to England to teach for two years. While there she had a full-time teaching position where she taught years 3 and 4 (Ages 7-9) and gained immense teaching experience. While in the UK, Gabrielle taught numerous students that had behavioural issues and learning disabilities and as a result she learned new strategies and ideas to help those students persevere and succeed.
As a life long learner, Gabrielle has taken a number of AQ’s and professional development courses to continue her education. She obtained her Special Education Part 1 and English as a Second Language Part 1 AQ’s through Trent University. She has also completed her TRIBES training through Brock University.
Gabrielle currently supply teaches at Kingsway College School where she has gained experience working with the Reading Mastery program. As a member of the KCS team, Gabrielle takes pride in maintaining the moral and values of the school community as she teaches.
With her enthusiasm and zest for life, Gabrielle is committed to equipping students in primary and junior grades with knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to flourish. When Gabrielle isn’t teaching, she often spends time outside running, hiking, skiing or practicing her photography.