About:In 2014, Kate graduated from the Child, Youth and Family program at the University of Guelph. Kate has recently completed the Master of Teaching program at OISE as a primary/junior teacher. She has also taken additional teaching qualifications in mathematics, special education, intermediate health and physical education and TRIBES community building (incorporating social skills into the school environment).
Kate worked as a “Tutor in the Classroom” with the York Region District School Board for four years. In this role, she worked with students to promote a growth mindset, helping her students believe their basic abilities, their intelligence and their talents could be developed. She taught literacy, mathematics, drama, dance and science to students in a fun and engaging way!
Kate currently works as an Educational Assistant with the Halton District School Board. In this position, she supports students with Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down syndrome, and other exceptionalities. In this setting, she creates academic programs to each learner in the classroom to suit their unique needs, abilities and interests.
Kate also has teaching qualifications in dance and enjoys both teaching classes and dancing in her own classes. She is a passionate and enthusiastic person who loves working with children in academic and recreational settings.