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Amanda Kiatipis
I graduated from the UBC BEd KIPP (Kindergarten and Primary Program) cohort in August 2011 and started my first teaching position in September 2011. Read more

Bowen Tang
Bowen Tang is a BEd Secondary grad (Math, 2013) with profound hearing loss. In the latest Hear From Our Grads feature, Bowen shares an honest and compelling story of his not so easy journey to becoming an educator—an inspiration to read. Read more

Carly Wenner
I graduated from the Teacher Education program in the Fall of 2011 with a specialization in Social Studies. I am now a World History and English teacher at a public secondary school in Singapore, which I had applied to at UBC’s education job fair earlier that year. Read more

Christian Loro
Upon graduating from the program, I was hired as a teacher-on-call at the Coquitlam School District, Surrey Christian School and Carver Christian High School in Burnaby. The experiences of being a teacher-on-call allowed me to meet other teachers and network with them and see what other teachers are doing in their classrooms. Read more

Claire Gilchrist (Wells)
The education Claire received from the dedicated profs at UBC has prepared her well for the many different teaching contexts she has found herself in, working in both public and private schools in the Lower Mainland and also a high school in France. Read more

Claudia Buffone
Have BEd — Will Travel! I graduated with a BEd in 2003 and within a year not only had an offer to work as a TOC in Vancouver, but was also hired to work at a Charter school in Calgary, and in the public school system in the Bronx, New York. Read more

Clinton Charlie
The UBC and NITEP Education programs have given me confidence and pride in myself which I can share and hopefully instill in my children, family and students. I hope to be a great mentor and role model for the youth in my community. Read more

Colin Dodds
After graduating, I started running after school programs for vulnerable youth through the Vancouver School Board's Community Schools program. Read more

Damon Forster
Teaching was a career change for me. That change has never stopped. I’d been in marketing and wanted to do something that had greater meaning to me, which connected me more with people. I was in my early thirties. I had good hair. Read more

David Shepherd
I absolutely love my job, but more importantly my profession, and could never have gotten to where I am without the education, support and encouragement I received as a UBC student. Read more