THE OPTIMUS TEAM
OPTIMUS DIRECTOR, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION CONSULTANT
Christine 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, and Intermediate/ Senior level, and is also qualified to provide support for College and University level students. In addition to individual meetings with students, Christine consults regularly with parents, teachers, psychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and education and career consultants. Her mission is to ensure that students are provided with the necessities to succeed, and to support her students as they progress in their education.
OPTIMUS TUTORS AND COACHES
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.
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.