Kimisha Thompson Hitchins

Kimisha Thompson Hitchins

Kimisha has a post-graduate diploma in Language Education, a Master’s degree in English Literature and also a Bachelor’s in English with a minor in Psychology from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. She is certified by the Ontario College of Teachers to teach Intermediate to Senior English and Spec.Ed. She has worked as a teacher for 12 years: 6 in her birth country of Jamaica, 4 in North Carolina, USA and 2 in Canada at NOIC. She has experience working with adolescents, ESL students and adults. Outside of teaching, she has written, and published her own books: This Journey Called Life (her most recent book of Poetry), The Adventures of JR (a flash fiction book based on her son) and Predator or Prey (her first book of Poetry). She hopes to expand her student’s horizon through literature and encourage their own voice in writing.