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OPTIMUS DIRECTOR, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION CONSULTANT

Christine Duff is an Ontario Certified Teacher who has Additional

Qualifications in both Special Education and Reading.  She has

over ten years of classroom experience, and has worked with

students who have a wide variety of learning needs. Christine is

skilled in teaching students at the Primary/Junior level and at

the Intermediate/ Senior level, and she is also able to provide

support to College and University level students as they progress

within their chosen fields of study.

 

In addition to meeting  1-1 with students, Christine consults

regularly with parents, teachers, psychologists, speech-language

pathologists, occupational therapists, and education and career

consultants – to ensure that Optimus students are provided with

the kinds of support that they need to succeed.

optimus TUTORS AND COACHES

Kyle is an Ontario Certified Teacher who has Additional Qualifications

in Special Education and Math. He is experienced in working with younger

students with various learning and attention profiles. Kyle specializes

in providing both Math and Literacy support to Primary and Junior

level students, and he also offers organizational support and study

coaching to Intermediate students.

Luke is a Specialist in Math, Science, and Computer Studies, and he also

has a Master of Arts degree in Linguistics. Luke provides subject-specific

support to Middle School and High School students in French, Science,

and Math, and he is well-practiced in providing instruction to both

French and English Language Learners.

Alexandra is a Specialist in Neuroscience, and she has done Master

level studies in Pharmacology and Toxicology. She is enrolled in a Ph.D.

program at the University of Toronto. She currently provides High School

and University students with individualized instruction in Biology,

Chemistry, and Statistics, and she is also fluent in French.

Ryan is an Ontario Certified Teacher who has a Master of Arts degree

in Creative Writing and English Literature, as well as a Master of Teaching

degree. He specializes in supporting High School and University students

throughout the writing process, in both English and other language-based

subjects, such as History. Ryan provides instructional editing support as well,

and he is very familiar with all major citation styles.

Ellie is a Specialist in the use of Assistive Technology, and she also has

a Master of Education degree in Language, Culture, and Teaching. She is

currently enrolled in a PhD program at York University. Ellie  provides

study coaching as well as writing and organizational support to both

Secondary and Post-Secondary students. Ellie is experienced in working

with students with learning differences, and she is fluent in Spanish.