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Highlights of Qualification

  • Over 8 years of teaching and course development experience.
  • Possess an adaptive teaching style that highlights the needs of differentiated learners.
  • Skilled at promoting a cooperative learning environment that is inclusive of all students.
  • Strong ability to create intriguing lesson plans that challenge students to solve problems, think critically, and reflect on their progress.
  • Proficient at managing classroom behaviour, stressing the positive, and presenting clearly defined expectations balanced with specific and consistent rewards and consequences.
  • Highly dedicated to integrating technology into regular classroom instruction to ensure that students are exposed to a variety of technological experiences, tools, and resources.
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of scientific literature and current advances.
  • Highly knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, Camtasia Studio, Adobe Acrobat, Desire2Learn, WordPress, HTML, and PHP.


University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) | Oshawa, Ontario

Honorary Bachelor of Science
(2006 - 2010)
  • Graduated with highest distinction
  • Biological Science and Applied Mathematics
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship for obtaining the second highest GPA in the Faculty of Science (2010)
Bachelor of Education
(2010 - 2011)
  • Graduated with highest distinction
  • Intermediate-Senior Division: Mathematics and Biology
  • Ontario College of Teachers #: 612785

Teaching Experience

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario
Adjunct Professor: 2015 - Present
  • Taught Introduction to Biology (BIOL 1131), Mathematics for Technology I and II (MATH 1131 / 2131), and Mathematics for Horticulture (AGHM-1131) for the School of Science and Engineering Technology and Centre of Food.
  • Maintained grades, uploaded notes, and delivered assessments using the school's D2L portal.
  • Participated in program and course development for all four courses taught.
  • Every lesson is delivered with a high degree of technology, including the usage of a tablet, digital calculator, and supplemented with my own YouTube videos.
Centennial College
Scarborough, Ontario
Adjunct Professor: 2015 - Present
  • Taught Math of Finance (MATH 118), and Mathematics 2 (MATH 102) for the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science.
  • Maintained grades, uploaded notes, and delivered assessments using the school's D2L portal.
Father Leo J. Austin Catholic High School
Whitby, Ontario
Teacher: 2013 - 2014 (LTO)
  • Taught both the grade 10 applied and academic-level science courses, and one grade 9 academic-level mathematics course.
  • Assisted in math clinic - an afterschool initiative which focuses on assisting students who needed extra help in math.
  • Introduced Edmodo to communicate test and assignment dates, unit reviews, and to upload annotated lecture notes.
  • Coached the soccer team and took part in the Chess club.
Saint Mary Catholic High School
Pickering, Ontario
Teacher: 2011 - 2013 (LTO)
  • Taught numerous grade 9 and 10 applied and academic-level mathematics courses, and two twelfth grade college preparation mathematics courses.
  • Regularly updated the class website with lessons and tutorials delivered in class; also provided web links and animations to supplement lecture material.
  • Assisted in math and science after school help.
  • Coached the Junior Boys Volleyball and Basketball team.
  • Supervised the Going-Green Team; earned gold status for the school.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Founder and administrator of Biology Forums - Study Force (Biology-Forums.com): An online community offering free question and answer service, downloadable resources, and study aids to members worldwide (2010-19).
  • Author of Study Force Online, a YouTube channel that specializes in offering free math tutorials for topics covered through high school and college (YouTube.com/StudyForceOnline).
  • Author of Study Force Academy, a work-in-progress offering free online math courses for students ranging from high school to college (StudyForce.com).
  • Author of Pathogen Profile Dictionary, an online encyclopedia designed to outline the characteristics associated with 50 of the world's deadliest pathogens (PPDictionary.com).
  • Self-taught computer programming (HTML, PHP, CSS), and digital video editing.
  • Graduated from UOIT with Highest Distinction (2010-11); earned the President's Honour Roll accreditation and Dean's List (2006-11).