Shelley brings 25 years of experience as a teacher and educational leader in both public and independent schools. She has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Simon Fraser University. Shelley is passionate about the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education and has presented at numerous conferences and consulted with schools in Canada, the USA, and Asia. In her free time, Shelley enjoys skiing, cycling, reading and cooking.
Chelsea completed her Bachelor of Arts with a Minor in Classical Studies at the University of Ottawa, followed by her Bachelor of Education with a specialization in Junior and Intermediate Education.
Chelsea is bilingual and possesses a passion for the Arts, especially Performing Arts. She enjoys woodworking, poetry, and exploring Vancouver.
Caela Allaby completed both her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Bachelor of Education with a minor in International and Global Education at Simon Fraser University. As part of her practicum, Caela travelled to Dharamsala, India to teach children in a Tibetan school. She is currently enrolled in the Educational Administration and Leadership Master's program at the University of British Columbia. In her free time, Caela loves to travel, cook for family and friends, and spend time outdoors with her whippet Aalto.
Since completing her Bachelor of Education at the University of Victoria, Melissa has had the pleasure of teaching all different age groups from Kindergarten to Grade 7 in both Vancouver and Seoul, South Korea. She has a strong passion for learning, teaching, and practicing the arts - especially visual arts and dance. Melissa is currently studying at UBC to obtain her diploma in Special Education. When she's not teaching, Melissa loves doing yoga, dancing, and eating Asian food.
Caelen Campbell holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communications & Publishing) and a Certificate of Liberal Arts from Simon Fraser University. She has received her Bachelor of Education, specializing in Community of Inquiry in Teacher Education (CITE) and Elementary Education, from the University of British Columbia. She also holds certification as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and has previously taught at a bilingual private school for young children in Mexico. Caelen loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, read, and practice yoga.
Holly-Kate grew up in Nottingham, England, and has a BA in English and Drama from Goldsmiths College University of London. She has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and a Masters of Education from Nottingham University, and taught high school English for six years. Holly Kate lived in Whistler for a year, before moving to Vancouver in February. In Her spare time Holly-Kate sings in a competing barbershop chorus and she enjoys being outside in the exciting British Columbia nature.
Olivia holds a Masters in Economics and Finance and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young for several years in Belgium before moving to Vancouver. She has been working with children since then, while also designing furniture. Olivia loves to hike, ski, play tennis and woodworking.