Jayashika is a graduate from York University who holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Education (intermediate/senior divisions) degree. She is currently a teacher with the York Region District School Board at the secondary level, qualified in teaching English and Social Sciences. Jayashika has over seven years of experience working with children across different age groups, through various volunteer and paid positions such as tutoring, after school programs and mentorships. Jayashika has done her Teacher’s College practicums with the York Region District School Board where she has worked with English Language Learners both in-person and virtually, and learned the importance of differentiating instructions to best suit learner’s needs. She is currently working towards completing her additional qualifications in Teaching English Language Learners, and looks forward to continue growing as an individual and educator.