Tutors

Alyssa Wood

Education Department Manager & Academic Planner | 学者经理与学术策划师

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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Noble Bahree

Math & Computer Science Educator| 数学&计算机科学教育者

Noble is an ambitious and energetic tutor who is always ready to direct his students toward success. He is currently enrolled in Simon Fraser University to complete his graduation in Computer Science and has an experience of teaching Mathematics, helping high school students to overcome all the problems and making them learn the concepts.

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Nick Bartlett

English & French Educator/Creative Writing Educator | 英语和法语教育家/创造性写作讲师

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 Educator | 英语讲师

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 Educator | 英语讲师

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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Sylvia Braun

Online Educator: History/Social Studies, English, German, Essay Coaching | 在线家教:历史/社会实践、英语、德语、论文写作指导

Sylvia comes from a History background- having earned her MA from the University of Northampton in 2015.  She has years of experience working with a wide variety of subjects and excels at any communication-based subjects.

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Dawn Cleveland

Science, math & English Educator | 数学, 科学, 英语和 讲师

Dawn is an elementary school teacher with 20 years experience.  She has taught all subjects in the elementary and middle years, specializing in literacy and math.  Her teaching career has been geared toward the empowerment of elementary school children.  She has a strong passion to educate young minds and help them blossom into well-rounded, res

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Felicia Danesi

English/Science/SSAT Educator | 科学, 英语和 SSAT 讲师

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 Instructor & Chess Team Coach | 国际象棋讲师&国际象棋棋队指导

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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Rebecca Dykstra

English Educator | 英语讲师

Rebecca is a certified ESL teacher and has been working with and teaching children since she was a teenager and continues to as a teacher and mom of three. Her goals are to make learning fun yet challenging so students grow and exceed their own goals.

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Shane Fifield

English Educator | 英语讲师

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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Allyssa Fong

General Subjects Educator | 普通科目教育者

Allyssa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in speech sciences and psychology from the University of British Columbia and is currently completing her Masters of Education in special education at Vancouver Island University.

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Mary Henry

English Educator | 数学 英语和 讲师

Mary Henry has been a resident of Vancouver for close to thirty years. She is originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she attended and graduated from Dalhousie University. With a history in creative industries and a strong background in business, she lived and worked in Toronto and Edmonton prior to residing on the West Coast.

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Lilit Hovhannisyan

English Educator | 英语讲师

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

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Tom Hynes

Math, Science, English & SSAT Educator | 数学, 科学, 英语和 SSAT 讲师

Tom graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theoretical Physics from University College Dublin. He has been tutoring students in math, science, and English for almost twenty years.

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Kathy Ide

General Subject Educator | 综合学科讲师

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 & English Educator | 创意写作与英语讲师

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

KEY Scientist In Residence | Key常驻科学家

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

French & English Educator | 法语和英语讲师

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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Richard Li

SSAT Educator | SSAT 讲师

Richard completed his Bachelor of Arts at one of the top 2 university in foreign language study from China -- Shanghai International Studies University. After that Richard worked in a non-profit volunteer organization, assisting with the development and coordination of educational programs.

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Brian MacDonald

General Subject Educator | 综合学科讲师

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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Leilynaz Malekafzali

Math, English, and Science Educator | 数学, 科学, 英语和 讲师

Leilynaz is a recent graduate of UBC. She studied Microbiology and Immunology, and graduated with a B.Sc with distinction. Throughout her studies, she has received multiple awards and scholarships in recognition of her outstanding academic achievements.

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Max Metzner

English and Math Educator | 数学, 科学, 英语和 讲师

Max is a Philosophy Undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University. He is patient and compassionate, and he loves to inspire his students. Max enjoys hiking, cycling and both playing and coaching hockey.

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Gareth Moon

SSAT Educator | SSAT 讲师

Gareth is a B.Sc student at SFU, specializing in Molecular Biology and Computer Science. He speaks English and Korean fluently, and enjoys playing hockey, the violin, and snowboarding in his spare time.

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Scott Morgan

STEM Program Developer and Robotics Coach | STEM 项目开发人员和机器人指导

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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Andrew Parkin

English & General Subjects Educator

Andrew Parkin is a professional tutor who loves his work.  He majored in English Literature at UBC, and has taken classes in teaching English as a Second Language as well as Emergency Medicine.  He has taught English as a private/freelance tutor for three years, although his tutoring has not been solely confined to English.  Andrew also enjoys w

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Krysta Reed

Public Speaking Coach, Creative Writing and English Educator | 演讲指导、创意写作和英语教师

Krysta brings a passion for teaching and writing to Key Education. She creates a classroom environment that is welcoming, supportive and fosters a love of learning. One of Krysta’s greatest joys is seeing her students’ self-confidence flourish as they attain success in their studies.

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David Sasse

SSAT/ Math/Science Educator | SSAT/ 数学/科学讲师

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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Kevin Shen

Science & Math Educator | 科学和数学教育家

Kevin is a recent graduate of UBC, with a degree in Engineering. He has experience tutoring students in Math and Science subjects since he was in high school. He loves teaching and helping students to overcome their struggles and obstacles.

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Denise Tom

English/SSAT/ Singapore Math Educator | 英语/SSAT/ 新加坡数学讲师

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 Educator | 英语、数学和法语教师

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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Anne Wright

English Educator | 英语讲师

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.

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Stephen Yuen

English Educator | 数学 英语和 讲师

Stephen is passionate about helping students to learn and improve their English

language, in particular, speaking and writing. He believes that learning should be fun for students to learn and grow. 

Stephen is a trained and experienced ESL tutor who has many years of volunteer 

Leadership

Ben Batt

Managing Director | 总经理

Ben upholds the KEY vision.

 

Leadership

Bryan R. Ide

Education Director | 教育总监

Bryan transforms the KEY vision into student success.

 

Leadership

Bernard Batt

Finance Director | 财务总监

Bernard safeguards the financial wellbeing of KEY.

 

Leadership

Brynn Fader

Manager of Operations | 运营经理

Brynn upholds KEY's educational values and standards.

 

Leadership

Michael Lee

Manager of Business Development - North American & Asia | 业务拓展经理 - 北美及亚洲地区

Michael makes sure KEY's relationships are at the core of our success.

 

Admission Guidance

Bryan R. Ide

Education Director | 教育总监

Bryan believes in the transformational power of education and is passionate about helping students and families make the right educational choices. He graduated from St. George’s School and holds a BA from Cornell University and an MA from Columbia University.

Admission Guidance

Robin Rivers

University Admissions Essay Coach | 大学申请文书指导

Robin has spent more than two decades as an award-winning journalist, writing coach and content manager—having worked for newspaper, magazines, radio and digital media across North America.

Admission Guidance

Eva Zheng

Private School Admissions Coordinator | 私校申请管理员

After graduating from Xiamen University Tan Kah Kee College, Eva decided to study abroad to experience the western education system. After two years study in Australia, Eva earned her Master degree with 4.0 GPA and was awarded Dean’s Honour List in 2015.

Admission Guidance

Diana Chang

Admissions Strategist | 申请策略师

For Diana, education played a key role as she grew up. After graduating from Shawnigan Lake School, Queen’s University became her home away from home where she enjoyed playing on the varsity squash team and volunteering at a local prison.

Admission Guidance

Moon Wang

University Admissions Advisory Specialist | 大学入学咨询专家

Moon's passion in contributing to education was inspired during her time at Lester B. Pearson United World College, in Victoria, where she formed her values and beliefs. Moon believes truly in the United World College mission: Make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.

Admission Guidance

Caleb Park

Admissions Advisor | 申请咨询专家

Our world is only as big and wide as our perspective—and education is key to expanding that vista. Caleb takes great pride in encouraging and advising bright, young minds toward vaster visions, grander stages, and richer experiences through education.

KEY ECE

Maryam Akhavan-Rezaie

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

As an immigrant, Maryam has always been passionate about helping immigrant families and their children adapt to their new living environment; Maryam believes that one way to achieve this goal is to create a learning environment, for children, where they are encouraged to find their potentials and feel motivated to work hard in order to succeed.

KEY ECE

Hardeep Bains

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

My background in Early Childhood comes from my love of enriching children's wonder and questions they have about the world around them. I have completed my Diploma in Early Childhood Education. 

KEY ECE

Corne Brecher

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Corné obtained her B.Ed Early Childhood Development and Foundation Phase degree in 2012.  Since then, she has been fortunate enough to teach in three different countries.  She specializes in teaching English Second Language (ESL) learners, and in developing emotional intelligence in all her students. 

KEY ECE

Emma Citrine

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Emma has been teaching since 2012, acquiring a wide range of experience including preschool, infant/toddler care, leadership roles in group childcare settings, and organizing her own programs. As a long-standing musician, Emma has been teaching music lessons in guitar, vocals, songwriting, and piano for over three years.

KEY ECE

Sladja Folprecht

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Sladja holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy and has over 20 years’ experience working with children in preschool and school settings. She has created and facilitated workshops and was the Parent leader at Crofton House where her daughter is a student.

KEY ECE

Shereen Garstin

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Shereen has dedicated her life to Early Childhood Education and started working with young children when she was 17 years old! Since the time she graduated from her Early Childhood Education and Infant/Toddler training at Douglas College, she has accumulated more than 20 years of experience working in different early years settings.

KEY ECE

Kathy Ide

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Kathy has 23 years’ experience teaching at the pre-school, elementary, and middle school levels. As a former owner of her own Vancouver-based preschool, Kathy has extensive experience creating and designing curriculum focused on the specific needs of English Second Language (ESL) students.

KEY ECE

Rose Jannati

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Rose is an experienced educator working with children up to age 6. She has been teaching since 2012 with experiences in teaching children in different subject such as math, reading, and writing. She approaches her job with patience and understanding, and a philosophy mixing Montessori and Reggio Emilia.

KEY ECE

Susan Judge

Private School Prep Program Coordinator | 私校准备协调员

Susan brings with her over 10 years of experience in collaboratively working with families and educators to set up their children up for success.  She managed 2 well-known childcare centres in the lower mainland, overlooking well over 100 families in each center.

KEY ECE

Rani Kandola

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

Rani is fortunate enough to be able to say she proudly was born and raised in beautiful Vancouver.  Her roots started off right here, and she can’t imagine leaving.  She grew up with this city and now, as Rani is seeing it come to its potential, she finds it so rewarding.  Rani completed her Early Childhood Education through Spratt Shaw in 2012

KEY ECE

Behnaz Lotfi

Early Childhood Educator | 幼儿教育专家

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”  

 Mahatma Gandhi

 

Behnaz has always had a great passion to work with children and their families. She sees every child as a gift and always enjoys her time being with children as she believes these little buddies have a lot to teach us. 

KEY ECE

Kelli-Ann Oakey

Little Scholars Coordinator | 小小学者协调专员

Kelli-Ann has been teaching since 2010 and has a variety of experience including preschool, Montessori, infant/toddler care, management and leadership roles in group childcare settings. Kelli excels at pinpointing and retraining behavioural challenges and developing an integrated curriculum.

Client Support

Bing Sun

Administrative Assistant | 行政助理

Administrative support work has shaped Bing into an organized and detail-oriented person who always endeavours to provide clients and company the best possible support. She came to Canada as an international student grade 11 and is a bilingual graduate of UBC Sauder School of Business, specializing in Finance & OPLG.

Client Support

Nora Li

Client Support Specialist | 客户服务专员

Nora Li graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with a Bachelor of Japanese, and University Canada West with a Masters of Business Administration. She speaks English, Chinese, and Japanese fluently.

Client Support

Tracy Tian

Administrative Assistant | 行政助理

Having graduated with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Tracy believes that healthy relationships play a vital role in Educational Administration and supporting individual’s development and success.

Client Support

Michelle Xia

Graphic Designer | 平面设计师

Michelle is a creative problem solver with experience across all mediums and has a passion for elevating brands through great visual design. She received her B.A. degree in Visual Art from Chongqing University, China, her B.F.A.

Client Support

Moru Chen

Translator/Interpreter & Writer | 翻译/口译及中文市场文案

Moru holds Bachelor’s of Arts from Simon Fraser University (SFU), majoring in Linguistic. After graduating, she worked as an editor and reporter, and has abundant experience in writing and translation. Currently, she is enrolled in the SFU Chinese/English Translation and Interpretation Program while working as a translator/interpreter for KEY.

Advisory Board

Peter Lee

Gallant Investments | Gallant 投资

Peter Lee is a Hong Kong based investor in various sectors including technology, oil and gas, mineral extraction, and real estate developments. He previously served as principal of a Vancouver-based firm assisting numerous entrepreneurs in small to medium-sized businesses raising capital, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions.

Advisory Board

Denis O'Brien

Chairman, Digicel Group | Digicel Group董事长

Denis O'Brien is one of Ireland's leading entrepreneurs with investments across several sectors including international telecoms, radio, media, property, aircraft leasing, golf and online recruitment.

Advisory Board

Jared Carney

Founder and CEO, Lightdale LLC | Lightdale 有限责任公司创始人兼首席执行官

Jared Carney is the founder and CEO of Lightdale LLC and Senior Advisor to the Milken Institute. As the former Chief Strategy Officer at Milken Institute, he was instrumental in increasing the Milken Institute's programmatic and revenue growth to become a preeminent financial thinktank.

Advisory Board

Albert Ip

Former Managing Director, Citigroup | 花旗集团前董事总经理

Albert Ip has 33 years experience in international banking at First National Bank of Chicago, Wells Fargo Bank, Merill Lynch and Citigroup, where he was Managing Director. He sits on the boards of various academic institutions, including the Alumni Board of Governers at Washington University in St. Louis.

Advisory Board

Simon Jameson

Director of Brand Strategy, Hutchison Whampoa International | 和记黄埔国际品牌战略总监

Simon Jameson is the Director of Brand Strategy for Hutchison Whampoa International. He is one of the UK's leading brand and consumer experts. His previous roles include chief advisor of marketing and strategy at The Times (London), the Guardian, and The Sun - the UK's best-selling newspaper.

Advisory Board

Ajmal Khan

Chairman and CEO, Verus International Group | 维勒斯国际集团董事长兼首席执行官

Ajmal Khan is the founder and president of the Verus Group of Companies and is a Global Advisor to Citigroup. At Verus Capital, Ajmal has acquired and resold over $2 billion in real estate properties, becoming the largest syndicator of properties in Canada.

Advisory Board

Eva Lee Kwok

Chair and CEO, Amara Holdings Inc. | Amara集团股份有限公司董事长兼首席执行官

Eva Lee Kwok is chair and CEO of Amara Holdings Inc., a Vancouver based private corporation with interests focused in real estate investment, land developments and strategic partnerships. She also currently sits as a director at Husky Energy Inc., Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd., and the Li Ka Shing (Canada) Foundation.