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Our Staff and Teachers

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Our Teachers

Pei-Zhen Chiu

I have a Fine Art degree from Emily Carr University and a Bachelor Education degree from Simon Fraser University. I am a certified British Columbia teacher,  born in Taiwan and have been living in Vancouver for more than 20 years, I have experience teaching K-Grade 12 students in British Columbia and speak both Mandarin and English fluently.

Mary Distefano

I received two degrees from the University of Manitoba. I have a Bachelor of Art degree with a major in English Literature and a minor in Psychology; as well, I attained a Bed degree with a major in English Language Arts and a minor in Social Studies. I have many years of varied teaching experiences as a provincial certified teacher.

Tyler Kolpin

Tyler has several years of teaching experience in Vancouver elementary schools. He completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Geography. Additionally, Tyler completed a Master of Science in Education and after a few years of classroom teaching specialized with a Master of Educational Technology, UBC.

Kaili Che

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance with Distinction and an added concentration in Dance Pedagogy, University of Calgary. Kaili Che is an emerging Chinese-Canadian freelance dance artist and educator.

Cindy Chan

Master of Music, University of British Columbia. Bachelor of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Tara Sikorski
Tara received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre Arts from the University of Regina, CELTA from the University of Cambridge, and is both an IB and a BC certified teacher. She enjoys working with children and strives to provide a safe and welcoming environment, where each student can have the opportunity to experience success and progress. In her spare time, Tara enjoys cooking, writing screenplays, Ukrainian dancing, travelling, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Sarah Fan Chiang
Fan Chiang is my last name and I was born and raised in Taiwan. Having taught in Taiwan and B.C. in both public and independent school systems for more than 20 years.