Meet the GES Team!

The GES team is made up of educators who are passionate about teaching and learning, and supporting students of all ages and abilities, including those with brain injury and special learning needs. Our educational consultants have extensive knowledge of the school system and advanced qualifications in leadership and administration. We have teacher-tutors across the GTA and beyond, who bring with them expertise in all subject areas at all academic levels.

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Susan Goode

OCT, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

Founding Director & Senior Educational Consultant

Passionate about teaching and learning and advocating for students of all abilities, Susan travels across the province working with clients and their families. She has a double specialist in Special Education and English as a Second Language, her principals' qualifications, and is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers.  To date, she's been into 22 different school boards, and countless private schools and post-secondary institutions advocating for the needs of students with special learning needs and brain injury. Formerly a teacher in the public education system, Susan now dedicates her time to Goode Educational Services, and has most recently opened her own K-8 school, GlenOak Academy in Mississauga.

OUR EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS

Our educational consultants offer up their system knowledge and expertise in order to support clients, their families, and associated health care providers with making informed educational decisions. We travel across the province advocating for our clients, and setting them up for success at all educational levels. All our consultants have extensive knowledge of the school system, having worked as school administrators or in positions of added responsibility as department leads, or special education resource teachers. Whether it be reviewing Individual Education Plans, supporting a transition back to school, or assisting a student with their post-secondary goals, we've got you covered!

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Elizabeth Archer

OCT, M.Sc., B.Ed., B.Sc. (Hons)

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Mike James

OCT, M.Ed., B.Ed., B.A.A.

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Christina Mack

OCT, M.Ed., B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

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Shelley Neal

OCT, M.Ed., B.Ed., B.A.

OUR EDUCATORS

Our robust team of educators are all certified teachers in good standing with the Ontario College Teachers. All have experience teaching students of varied ability levels, including those with special learning needs. Importantly, not only do they provide subject-specific support, but they also assist students in the development of essential learning skills and strategies. See below for more information on the expertise and areas of focus of our fantastic instructional team!

Émilie Desroches

OCT, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, French language instruction, GED preparation.

Sara Diederichs

OCT, B.Ed., B.A.

Areas of focus include late elementary core content, secondary arts and social sciences, guidance, transition to post-secondary.

Erin Duval

OCT (pending), B.Ed., B.Sc. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, high school maths and sciences, post-secondary sciences.

David Goode

OCT, M.Sc., B.A. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, and high school social sciences.

Colleen Kenyon

OCT, B.Ed., B.A.

Areas of focus include core elementary content.

Ting Li

OCT, M.T., M.Sc., M.Eng., B.Eng.

Areas of focus include Maths and Sciences at the high school and post-secondary levels.

Laurel MacLeod-Aldaz

OCT, B.Ed., B.A.

Areas of focus include core elementary content.

Brandyn McKinson

Music Coach

Areas of focus include vocals and composition.

Terry Moschandreou

OCT, Ph.D., B.Ed., M.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons)

Areas of focus include Maths and Sciences at the high school and post-secondary levels.

Hiren Patel

OCT, M.Sc., B.Ed., B.Sc. (Hons)

Areas of focus include Maths and Sciences at the elementary, high school and post-secondary levels.

Meaghan Perrotta

OCT, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, high school social sciences, and post-secondary psychology.

Rick Purewal

OCT, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, as well as English and Social Studies at the high school level.

Avril Saunders-Currie

OCT, M.Ed., B.Ed., B.A.

Areas of focus include core elementary content, French language instruction, school administration.

Tim Scott

OCT, B.Ed., B.Kin. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content.

Laura Shepherdson

OCT, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, all high school subjects, and post-secondary Social Sciences.

Staceyan Sterling

OCT, M.T., B.Sc. (Hons)

Areas of focus include core elementary content, high school maths and sciences, and post-secondary science.

OFFICE AND COMMUNICATIONS

Friendly, informed service is just a phone call away! Need to make a referral, or have a question about our comprehensive services? Our Office and Communications Coordinator, Swati Sabharwal is here to help!

Swati Sabharwal

M.M.M., B.A. (JMC)

Office & Communications Coordinator

Need more information?

Call us today! We're always happy to help!

Interested in joining our team?

Our quick and easy referral process can be done online, or by contacting our office directly.