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Alyssa Wood

Scholars Manager & Academic Planner

Alyssa is a well-educated individual in both the classroom and related work experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and History, is a licensed Primary Care Paramedic, completed a diploma in Emergency Health Science and is a certified First Aid Instructor.

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Nick Bartlett

English & French Tutor/Creative Writing Instructor

Nick is an enthusiastic tutor who is always eager to help his students succeed. He attends UBC as an MA candidate, specializing in French Literature and Language.

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Anton Birioukov

English Tutor

Anton is a Doctoral Candidate in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. Alongside his teaching at KEY he is currently in the process of publishing his dissertation into a book.

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Kiera Brant-Birioukov

English Tutor

Kiera is a PhD Student in Education at the University of British Columbia. She received her Masters of Arts in Education and her Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa.

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Felicia Danesi

English/Science/SSAT Tutor

Felicia completed her Bachelor of Health Science at the University of Ottawa, where her research focused on the history of Indigenous People in Canada to better understand the intergeneration effects of residential school.

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Toni Deline

Chess Tutor & Chess Team Coach

Toni has played chess for nearly 50 years. In 1975, at the age of 16, he was Guinness Book of Records World Marathon Chess Champion and champion of his Ontario city. He was President of the B.C. Chess Federation from 1998 to 2000 and captain of the Vancouver Chess Team 2007-10.

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Shane Fifield

English Tutor

Shane has over a decade of teaching experience, working with a diverse range of students in a variety of academic settings. He spent five years honing his skills in classrooms containing 35 middle school aged boys, which had the added side-benefit of inoculating him against all flus and colds – he hasn’t been sick since!

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Lilit Hovhannisyan

English Tutor

Lilit has taught YLE (Young Learners English), Business English and General English for the last four and a half  years.

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Kathy Ide

Subject Tutor

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of British Columbia Certificate in Education, University of British Columbia Kathy has 23 years’ experience teaching at the pre-school, elementary, and middle school levels.

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Trish Irvin

Creative Writing Instructor/English Tutor

Coming from a family of writers, Trish decided early on in life that she wanted to pursue a career in journalism. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Journalism degree from Ryerson University, Trish embarked on a very successful career that took her across Canada.

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Wanda LaClaire

Science Tutor

Wanda is an experienced non-traditional education professional. While working at the H.R. MacMillan Planetarium, she designed and implemented hands-on workshops, demos, classroom programs, small stage demo shows, as well as large theatre productions to educate all ages in a fun and engaging manner. She created programming that met B.C.

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Michelle Levit

Language Tutor

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in French from UBC and is currently enrolled in a Masters program in French literature at UBC. Concurrent with her full time graduate studies, she has been instructing French 101 and 102 at UBC. She has a love of pedagogy and hopes to make teaching part of her future.

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Brian MacDonald

Through nine years of diverse teaching experience, Brian’s passion for education has been the core constant. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, Bachelors of Education, TESL certification, and Diploma in ESL Instruction from the University of British Columbia.

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Scott Morgan

STEM Program Developer and Robotics Coach

An engineer by training, Scott naturally gravitated to teaching robotics as an extension of that work. For the last twenty years, he has taught adults and kids science and technology, including serving as a trainer for Honeywell and a term as a Vancouver School Board Scientist In Residence.

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David Sasse

Math/Science Tutor

David is an M.Sc student at the University of British Columbia researching processes that take place as diamonds are transported to the surface of the earth. I have received numerous scholarships due to high academic performance during my undergrad and graduated with distinction.

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Denise Tom

English/SSAT Tutor

Denise is an experienced and passionate English instructor. Her ability to connect with her students allows her to create a classroom environment that optimizes learning. She has worked with students from a variety of backgrounds, including adults and children that are new to Canada.

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Alex Tseng

English, Math, & French Tutor

Alex is a recent graduate of UCLA. He is highly educated with a BA in Linguistics and French with a specialization in computing. He has native proficiency in English and advanced proficiency in French. He also has a working proficiency in Mandarin.

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Malcolm Wilkins

Public Speaking & Debate Coach/Subject Tutor

Malcolm is a writer, a journalist and a language enthusiast. He recently completed his Bachelors of Arts from UBC with a concentration in English and History. Having dabbled in the fields of not only English and History, but also Political Science, English, and Fundamental Economics.

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Anne Wright

English Tutor

A former writer, editor, and desktop publisher for businesses and environmental engineers, Anne switched careers after moving to Vancouver, and turned her love of words into teaching.