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Social Thinking Specialist (auxiliary)

Areas of Specialty/Interests:

  • Complex theory of reading, developing strategic control allowing the student’s processing system to become stronger and more efficient

  • Balanced literacy

  • Attachment-based developmental model supporting the maturation of children

  • Social/Emotional learning through play

  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages



  • Bachelor of Education

  • Reading Recovery Certified

  • Neufeld Level I & II training

  • Neufeld “The Teachability Factor”

  • TESOL, TESL, TEFL Certified with specializations in; “Teaching English to Children” & “Teaching TOEFL Preparation”

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement Test Certified

  • Play Therapy Training


  • I have 40 years of experience as an educator and counsellor in elementary education. 

  • I have supported the development of Social/Emotional Learning in the school setting. 

  • I believe that fostering relationship best supports the natural development of children and allows them to reach their full potential.

  • I enjoy the many outdoor activities the Yukon has to offer.

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