Educational Experience

My various educational qualifications have equipped me with a robust playbook of techniques and best practices. My aspiration is to design a better world through education.


University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education

Master of Education (MEd) in Interdisciplinary Studies*


A part-time, course-based pathway allows students to choose from a diverse range of topics culminating in an MEd Degree. Using an innovative and individualized approach, students gain a depth of knowledge within chosen areas where they develop a critical awareness of current problems and insights informed by cutting-edge research.

*Currently in progress

University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education

Collaborative Creativity for Social Innovation and Human-centred Design Graduate Diploma*


This Graduate Diploma teaches students to learn to leverage collaborative creativity through human-centred design to achieve innovative outcomes for increasingly more complex problems in educational and other professional contexts.

*Currently in progress


EDER 678.75 — The Collaborative Culture of Creativity

EDER 678.45 — Human-centred Design, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

EDER 678.03 — Research in Creativity, Collaboration, Social Innovation and Human-Centred Design

University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education

Leading and Learning in a Digital Age Graduate Certificate


This Graduate Certificate supports students to explore the complexities of inclusive and high-quality digital learning environments using online pedagogies. It allows students to take risks and learn how to use innovative technologies, develop their social learning network, and critically examine the literature and research in the field.


EDER 678.67 — Interdisciplinary Learning and Technology

EDER 678.68 — Technological Literacies

EDER 678.69 — Ethics and Technology

EDER 678.70 — Leading Citizenry in a Digital Age

Learning Tasks

Précis: The Unification of Humanizing Conditions and Universal Design for Learning

Colloquium and Visual Synthesis: Equity-oriented Pedagogy

Seminar: Surviving the Next Generation of Organizations—as Leaders

Literature Review: A Narrative Overview Literature Review of Flipgrid and Technological and Digital Literacies for Online Professional Development for Teachers

Design: A Design Paper for Learning Technological Literacy, Information Literacy, and Leadership Literacy with Flipgrid in an Online Professional Development for Teachers

Critical Review: Reimagining Assessments: A Critical Review of the Ethics of Online Proctoring Systems in Higher Education and the Value of Alternative Assessments

Synthesis: Knowledge Building and Knowledge Creation: Theory, Pedagogy, and Technology by Marlene Scardamalia and Carl Bereiter

Online Community: Construct Your Future in the Skilled Trades: Increasing Gender Inclusion and Diversity in the Construction Sector

George Brown College, Continuing Education

Instructing Adults Certificate


This Certificate supports students develop the essential skills and knowledge they need to work effectively with adult learners. The required courses focus on the practical application of educational methodologies.


TETR 9066 — Adult Learning Principles

TETR 9017 — Needs Assessment

TETR 9031 — Designing Training

TETR 9033 — Delivering Training

TETR 9027 — Evaluating Training

TETR 9046 — Managing Classroom Behaviours

George Brown College

Assaulted Women's/Children's Counsellor/Advocate (AWCCA) Diploma


This Diploma teaches students the feminist, anti-oppressive, and anti-racist analysis of the political and counselling issues related to gender-based violence. It also trains students to be agents for and of change in community education, political action, and law reform.

Independent Courses

  • Course Design for Hybrid Delivery

    George Brown College, Continuing Education

  • Digital Pedagogy

    George Brown College, Continuing Education

  • Online Learning

    George Brown College, Continuing Education

  • Data Visualization and Infographics

    George Brown College, Continuing Education

  • Introduction to Decolonization Education

    University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)

  • Popular Education and Social Action

    University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)

Awards and Scholarships

  • Lilia Santos-Villa Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to a student who has successfully overcome significant social, cultural, or economic disadvantages or adversities in order to change their future through education and who strives to achieve ‘the best for women’ in every sphere of their lives.

  • Achieving by Believing Award

    These awards were created to acknowledge the resilience and perseverance that students have demonstrated in their time as a student. The awards are given to students in Grades 8 and 12, nominated from the Upper Grand District School Board elementary and secondary schools.

  • Spartan Warrior Award

  • Effort Toward Excellence Award