Vanessa has been in the higher education industry since 2015. She currently teaches with the LINC Home Study program at Achēv and she also teaches Communication and EAP courses at Sheridan College. She is passionate about helping students reach their language learning goals and loves to learn herself. Vanessa has a BA, Honours from the University of Toronto in English Literature and Linguistics and a Masters of Arts from McMaster University in English Literature by the end of 2021 she will have a Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design from Athabasca University. Outside of teaching, Vanessa enjoys hiking, reading, and Netflixing.