Samantha is an Ontario Certified Teacher in the primary/junior divisions.
She completed her Masters of Teaching degree at the Ontario Institute
for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto this past April.
Upon completion of this program, Samantha completed two additional qualification
courses in special education and teaching English language learners. Prior
to this, Samantha obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology
at York University. Throughout her teacher education program, Samantha
had practicum experiences in both the York Catholic and York Region public
school boards in grades 1-4. In addition to this, she has worked in multiple
daycare centres with children ranging from infancy- 4 years old. Both
her work and school experiences include working with children with special
needs, and English language learners. Samantha has always enjoyed working
with children and helping them grown both academically and emotionally.
Currently, she is working for the York District School Board. Outside
of teaching students, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family and
friends, watching movies, and baking.