About:In 2014, Katherine completed her Bachelor of Education with Distinction from the University of Western Ontario. While her teachable is Junior/Intermediate Physical and Health Education, she has also completed Additional Qualifications in Primary and Special Education Part 1. Katherine is currently completing her Masters of Education from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, focusing on Developmental Psychology and Education.
As an Occasional Teacher, Katherine teaches a variety of subjects to students ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 8. She previously worked as an Educational Assistant with the Waterloo Region District School Board, wherein she assisted students with Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Vision Impairments, and other exceptionalities.
Physical activity and sport participation has been a central component of Katherine’s life. She has been involved in many activities, including: soccer, volleyball, dance, basketball, swimming, and equestrian.
Katherine is a passionate and energetic person who genuinely enjoys teaching and working with children. She strives to make a strong rapport with her students and create a positive learning environment. Katherine enjoys working one-on-one with students in order to i) foster collaborative learning, ii) provide ongoing descriptive feedback, and iii) inspire students to be life-long learners.