208-1794 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba R2G 3V3
(Home) 204-803-8045, [email protected]
Teacher and Social Services Worker
Certified teacher; teaching students in an inclusive, positive and healthy classroom environment from kindergarten to grade 12, in all subject areas. Experienced support worker/counselor in the social services field. Worked within the counseling field: on both an individual and multi person basis with children and teens. Successfully graduated from the University of Winnipeg with my B.A. and B.Ed. degrees, experienced in teaching all age groups and utilizing a variety of planning and assessment methods. Completed my Post-Baccalaureate of Education with a focus on Indigenous culture; a strong understanding of writing and implementing behavioural intervention plans (B.I.P) and individualized education plans (I.E.P) and applying differentiated instruction in the classroom to aid students in their variety of learning styles. Experienced in working with in the social services field in a variety of support work and counseling positions, working with at risk youth. Supervising individual and larger groups of youth; demonstrating strong organizational skills, independent decision making, the importance of values/culture and diverse family/social situations.
Certifications and Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Major- Indigenous History, Minor- English
University of Winnipeg, April 2011
Bachelor of Education Degree
University of Winnipeg, June 2013
Post-Baccalaureate of Education
University of Winnipeg, December 2015
Pregnancy and Family Support Services Inc. – Childcare Worker (Sept. 2008 – Jan. 2009)
Drake Meddox – Support Worker (April. 2010 – Aug. 2010)
Ka Ni Kichiak – Support Worker/Counselor (July. 2010 – Aug. 2012)
Winnipeg Child and Family Services – Youth Support Worker (Aug. 2010 -Mar. 2012)
Behavioural Health Foundation – Addictions Worker (May. 2013 – Nov. 2013)
River Elm School – Student teaching (Blocks 1 and 2)
Arthur Day Middle School – Student Teaching (Blocks 3 and 4), also worked as intern to supervising teacher
Aboriginal Community Campus – Student Guidance Counselor (June 2014 – present)
Red River College – Instructor (November 2014 – Feb 2016)
Elwick Community School – Grade 7/8 Teacher (May 2015 – June 2015)
H.C. Avery Middle School – Grade 8 Teacher (March 2016 – March 2017)
Winnipeg School Division and Seven Oaks School Division – Substitute Teacher (September 2017 – June 2018)
Capable of successfully teaching all subject areas within the Manitoba curriculum.
Strong knowledge and application of counseling techniques for children and youth. Knowledge of record keeping and legal/ethical codes of conduct in regards to counseling.
Strong knowledge of: Methods of assessment, Intervention strategies for academic improvement, Academic resources for students, Indigenous culture and history, student funding (loans, bursaries, student aid and band funding).
Successfully able to develop and implement Behavioural Intervention Plans (B.I.P) and Individualized Education Plans (I.E.P).
Experience providing counseling and advising in the areas of mental, emotional and academic progress.
Fluent in the usage of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and database application).
Current CPR/first aid
Non-violent crisis intervention
Current criminal background check
Current child abuse registry check
Incorporating Indigenous teachings and lessons where ever possible in the classroom.
Working with people in all areas of life.
Helping students reach their academic, emotional, social and mental goals.
Applying positive methods of assessment to ensure student progress.
Counseling people in all areas of their life in which they may require help to reach their goals.
Student advocacy; utilizing available resources and support to aid students in their academic and employment careers.
Applying my knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and history as a tool for guidance.
Assistant Superintendent of Indigenous Learning
Frontier School Division
University of Winnipeg
Indigenous Leadership Institute
H.C. Avery Middle School
H.C. Avery Middle School
Interim Director of Aboriginal Services
Red River College