Heartland employees are committed to providing the best ESL instruction to students. We realize that the best learning environment is warm, friendly and enjoyable.
The Heartland Team
At Heartland you will learn from professionally trained teachers with university degrees and qualifications in Teaching English as a Second Language. Your teachers have many years teaching English in Canada and other countries. Many of your teachers at Heartland have learned a second language, so they know what it feels like to be a student.
Carol Hutchinson-Peters B.A., is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg majoring in English Literature. She taught English in Chile for nine years. She received her certificate in TESOL from the University of Winnipeg in 2008. She has been teaching at Heartland since 2001.
Melanie Hiebert B.A., is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg with a double major in Philosophy and Religious Studies, and obtained her Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CTESL) from the University ofManitoba. She has taught overseas as well as locally, and has been teaching at Heartland since 2001.
Jeneen Tomko B. A., is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with an advanced major in Linguistics and a major in Spanish. She also obtained her Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CTESL) from the University of Manitoba. She has been teaching at Heartland since April 2008.
Jon Knight B.A., is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg with an honours degree in English Literature. He obtained his Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CTESL) from the University of Winnipeg as well, and has been teaching the IELTS preparation course at Heartland since 2011.
Heartland's administrative staff are here to help you! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact any of us! No question or concern is too small!
Gary Gervais B.A., J.D., M.B.A. is the President of Heartland. He was born and raised in Winnipeg. He lived in Ehime-ken, Japan for three years teaching English on the JET Programme. email@example.com Read Gary's story about starting Heartland here.
Keira Bulloch B. Comm (Hons), is the Director of Heartland. She graduated with a double major in International Business and Marketing from the University of Manitoba, where she also obtained her Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education. firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoshiko Watanabe is the accounting clerk at Heartland. She moved to Canada from Japan, and graduated from the Tourism Certificate Program and Accounting Certificate Program (honours) at Red River College.
If you are interested in applying for a teaching position at Heartland, please send your resume to Gary Gervais (email@example.com). We will keep your resume on file and give it consideration should an opening arise.