After 15 years of teaching in Brazil, Kerri and her family moved to Saskatoon. She joined our team of friendly and highly-qualified Stage 1&2 English instructors back in 2010 and has been with us ever since. Her areas of expertise include K-12 classroom teaching, curriculum development and implementation, ESL/EAL and teacher training.
Kerri was awarded a Master of Arts and a Master of Education from a U.S. university; she also earned a Bachelor of Education from McGill University where she majored in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).
Kerri’s teaching experience in Saskatoon ranges from teaching immigrant youth and adults, delivery of Enhanced Language Training and workplace awareness programs to preparing university students for TOEFL and CanTEST exams. She currently works days as an EAL teacher for Saskatoon Public Schools and Saturdays as an Enhanced Stream English for Employment instructor.
Elizabeth de Carle
Elizabeth de Carle is the longest-serving ESL instructor at UCC-SB. She was one of the first teachers hired when UCC-SB was awarded a contract in 2008 to provide neighbourhood-based ESL to temporary residents who were not eligible for other English language classes. She left our organization for a while then returned to teach Stage 1 English classes. She currently teaches our Standard Stream English for Employment class.
Elizabeth has an impressive educational background, having studied at universities in both New Brunswick and Saskatchewan where she majored in English. In addition, she took Special Education courses and she has a certificate in Teaching ESL (CerTESL) from the University of Saskatchewan.
Elizabeth is someone who likes to keep busy. She is an active member of several professional organizations for ESL teachers. Elizabeth holds memberships in the National Council Teachers of English, TESL Canada and TESL Saskatchewan.