About the Teachers

Zoe Branigan-Pipe is a Special Assignment teacher for Gifted at HWDSB. She brings her expertise in the area of 21st Century Literacies and has worked as a teacher, instructor, and leader in schools across Hamilton, Ontario. Zoe is also a Sessional Instructor at Brock University.  Zoe also blogs often at pipedreams-education.ca about learning and teaching in the 21st Century. She can be reached at zbraniga@hwdsb.on.ca

About Zoe http://about.me/zoebraniganpipe/

Jennifer Deans is a Special Assignment Teacher for Gifted Enrichment at HWDSB. She has worked as a Learning Resource Teacher for 9 years, and a Junior/Intermediate classroom teacher with FSL for the 8 years. Jenn brings a wide range of creative interests, and program ideas from her years of working with kids with Special Education needs.

She can be reached at jedeans@hwdsb.on.ca

Gerry Schaefer is a Special Assignment Teacher for Gifted Enrichment at HWDSB. 2018-19 is his seventh year as a teacher of students who are gifted. He has taught in a range of settings at HWDSB, Hillfield Strathallan College, Humber College, and McMaster University. Gerry brings a range of collaboration and creative/critical thinking skills from his experience as a professional musician, writer, and fine artist.

He can be reached at gschaefe@hwdsb.on.ca


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