Online English teacher and podcaster based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Creator and host of Talking Through My Hat, a podcast for users of English as an additional language

Empowering learners to tell their stories

As a dedicated professional with 30 years’ experience in education, I am committed to helping learners acquire the tools they need to advocate for themselves and for one another in a complex world.



Experienced language teacher

I have taught English as a Second Language to learners of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities for thirty years.


Examinations specialist


IELTS Speaking Examiner and Writing Examiner


CELPIP Speaking Rater and Writing Rater

CELPIP Instructional Products Writer

Cambridge English

Cambridge Speaking Examiner, B1 B2 C1 PET FCE CAE CPE BEC

Cambridge English Exams Centre Manager

Online English Tutor

I offer one-to-one coaching for English exam preparation via Zoom. Contact me for more details.