Hannah Smith

Science, Biology, French and Phys-Ed
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Ms. Smith lived in Milton, Ontario before moving to Kingston to attend Queen’s University for
the Concurrent Education program. As a recent graduate, she completed her Bachelor of Science
Honours in Biology, as well as a Bachelor of Education with teachable qualifications in Biology
and French. In her field of study, Ms. Smith has a particular interest in evolution, anatomy,
genetics, and plant biology. With a focus in Environmental Education, she had the opportunity to
complete a portion of her education degree at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area,
assisting with the Maple Madness school programming. As a former French Immersion student,
Ms.Smith also has a passion for teaching French, building strong French communication skills,
and learning about different cultures and traditions through the French language.
Ms. Smith discovered her passion for teaching and the outdoors working as a ski instructor at
Glen Eden in Milton. In the summers she also worked as a camp counselor, teaching sailing,
kayaking, and canoe tripping to Algonquin Park at Camp Wanakita in Haliburton. As a student,
Ms. Smith was involved in cross country running, volleyball, and track and field. Her
sportsmanship and athletic abilities continued into her post-secondary degree where she played
with the Queen’s Varsity Ultimate team in the fall of 2019.
As an educator, Ms. Smith acknowledges that we are all lifelong learners capable of learning and
developing new skills. She values incorporating a variety of independent work and collaborative
skill-based activities to meet the needs of all learners. Ms. Smith has always believed that a
positive learning space is essential to allow students to reach their full potential as learners and