Our People


Dr. Marianne McTavish
Associate Dean,
Teacher Education
Faculty website

John Yamamoto
Director, Teacher Education Office

Rod Brown
Associate Director, Academic and Professional Support,
Program Manager, Elementary & Middle Years Practicum


Matthew Duckworth
Admissions Officer

Jungbee (Bee) Lee
Student Support – French Programs

Dr. Justin O’Hearn
Manager, Admissions & Recruiting

Alexis Okabe
Indigenous Education Program Advisor, NITEP

Derek Wong
Admissions Officer

Bachelor of Education Program and Student Services

Cynthia Clerc
Program Manager – Practicum & Field Experience (Secondary)

Yvonne Dawydiak
Learning Design Manager, Teacher Education

Dayna McCracken
Embedded Counsellor
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604 822 3811
UBC Counselling Services

Dr. Keith McPherson
Program Manager – Student Services (Elementary & Middle Years)

Tricia Murray
Program Manager – International, Local and Rural Community Field Experience

Bette Shippam
Program Coordinator – Student Services (Secondary)

Jennifer Stewart
Program Planning Manager


Julie Oya
Web and Communications Coordinator

Office Administration

Lu Tian
Administrative Manager

Assistant to the Associate Dean

Student Support

Gabriel Berri
Undergraduate Student/Finance Support

Michael Goco
Undergraduate Student Support

Grace Lai
Undergraduate Student Support

Undergraduate Student Support