Tutors

Alyssa Wood

Education Department Manager & Academic Planner | 教育部经理与学术策划师

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Anne Wright

English Educator | 英语讲师

Anne Wright

Educator specializing in English Language and ELL

Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, University of Toronto

TESOL Inservice Diploma, Vancouver Community College

TESL Canada Federation Professional Certificate, Level Two

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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

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

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

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.

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.