Our People


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Dr. Karen Ragoonaden
Associate Dean,
Teacher Education
Faculty website

John Yamamoto
Teacher Education Office

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


Willa Bao
Admissions Officer

Michael Goco
Admissions Officer/Advisor

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 (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 – Community Field Experience (Local, Rural and International)

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Graham Setters
Program Manager – Indigenous, Rural & Remote, and International Cohort BEd Program Pathways

Bette Shippam
Program Manager – 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 Support

Gladys Ling
Undergraduate Student/Financial Support

Jenny Pham
Undergraduate Student Support