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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

Tiffany Poirier
Tiffany Poirier, UBC BEd Elementary grad (Elementary Option—Early Literacy, 2006) is now a children’s author, speaker, and Challenge Teacher in Gifted Education with the Surrey School District. Read more

Nicola Twa
I completed the BEd program this past summer and in October began teaching at an international school in Istanbul, Turkey. I am the only art teacher at the school and responsible for teaching K-12 which is a lot of work, but I am loving it. 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

Shannon Seid
"UBC’s BEd program has allowed me to obtain a job where it is possible to see the positive impact that the education system has on a variety of children—truly a sight that is not commonly seen in other careers!" Read more

Will Stroet
I believe that my experiences in UBC’s education program and teaching have helped set the stage for my successes in my new career as an educator, entertainer and entrepreneur. And I’m thankful for that! Read more

Talia Ellett
I am using the skills and strategies I learned in FLAGS to teach core French [in Paris] and I am applying them in a new setting of English language learners. Read more

Susan Sutherland
I couldn't have asked for a better job. I'm teaching French at a K–3 bilingual school in Golden, BC and all the staff and parents have been very welcoming and supportive. Read more

Simon Lisaingo
Wanting to start my teaching career with an adventure and a new challenge, I ended up here in the Yukon with my wife, Karmen. Read more

Rupert Richardson
my time at ubc in the native teacher indian education program (nitep) and the two year elementary b ed program has come with many challenges, laughs, tears and successes     i am extremely thankful for all of my experiences at ubc as they have helped in my development as a whole human being Read more