Meet the Teacher
Kasey Lane Kirkup is a passionate educator in Ottawa, Canada... and online!
Ms. Kirkup is currently a Teacher Candidate (Intermediate/Senior Stream) in the University of Ottawa's Bachelor of Education program to become an Ontario Certified Teacher in 2022. Ms. Kirkup holds a Bachelor of Journalism with Combined Honours in Law and Legal Studies degree from Carleton University where she consistently maintained a place on the Dean’s Honour List and was awarded a Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Ms. Kirkup was also the 2019 winner of the Golini Scholarship in Journalism and the 2019 and 2018 winner of the K. Phyllis Wilson Scholarship in Journalism.
Ms. Kirkup has worked with young people for over three years both in person and online. She is an online ESL teacher for students in China with the company VIPKid and is excited to be able to launch her own online education business for students here in Canada!
Ms. Kirkup has tutored many different students with various learning needs and always strives to build and maintain a strong relationship with her students to help them along their path to success. Ms. Kirkup has volunteered in local high school classrooms in addition to working as a Teaching Assistant at Carleton University in the final year of her undergraduate degree. In this role she marked assignments and exams, proctored, met one-on-one with students who had questions while leading and developing weekly hour-long discussion groups.
Ms. Kirkup has taught her flagship course "Canadian Law for Teens" over five times now with warm reception from both parents and students alike.
Ms. Kirkup looks forward to working with your child to help them unlock their full potential!