|Andrew Beatty |
64 Havenbrook Blvd.
Toronto, ON, M2J 1A7
Compassionate, creative, and effective Teacher with valuable experience in classroom administration, professional development, and project planning. Equipped with an extensive background in versatile education environments. Student-centric instructor, academic facilitator, and motivational coach. Competent at performing independently or as a member of a teaching team. Well-versed in classroom and online technologies. Strong focus on equitable learning for all students, through a decolonized anti-oppressive lens.
Student-centered learning and voice
ESL- English as Second Language
Focus on Equity of Access to Learning Opportunities for All Students
|2005-09 – Current|
Toronto District School Board, Toronto, Ontario
Responsible for creating stimulating, engaging courses that comply with the Ontario Curriculum through an anti-racist, anti-oppressive equitable, and inclusive lens. Taught as a homeroom teacher for several years before transitioning to a Prep/ESL role teaching ESL, Drama, Music, Computer Studies, and Literacy to over 100 students daily in multiple classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade Eight, providing personalized assessments and evaluations for each one.
Worked as School Chairperson for three years, helping to work with the Principal to increase student engagement and performance by guiding the school’s priorities while communicating with the teachers to assist them best.
Worked as a Digital Lead Learner for the TDSB, developing and presenting workshops and presentations on different technological initiatives platforms for teachers to build greater technical capacity.
Created and ran several Extra-Curricular activities engaging with students to create yearbooks, learn code, ukulele, and more.
Bachelor of Education
York University – Toronto, ON
Studied as a member of the Urban Diversity Program, specializing in issues of Social Justice and Equity while teaching all practical skills needed to become a first-year teacher.
|1994-09 – 1997-06|
Bachelor of Arts: Film Studies
Brock University – St. Catharines, ON
Three-year program focusing on film and communication.
- Intermediate Division, Dramatic Arts / April 2006
- English as a Second Language, Part 1 / July 2006
- English as a Second Language, Part 2 / March 2007
- English as a Second Language, Specialist / August 2007
- Dramatic Arts, Part 2 / August 2012
- Dramatic Arts, Specialist / August 2014
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Understanding Traditional Teachings, Histories, Current Issues and Cultures,Pt 1 / July 2021
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Understanding Traditional Teachings, Histories, Current Issues and Cultures, Pt 2 / April 2022 (Pending)
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Understanding Traditional Teachings, Histories, Current Issues and Cultures, Specialist / June 2022 (Pending)