Carol Bond has seen a lot of change at PIRS
Carol Bond has worked at PIRS for 10 years and teaches three classes, the Moving Forward Intermediate, Collingwood Blended English and the Parenting ESL Program at South Vancouver Family Place. She feels a strong connection to PIRS’ mission, vision and values. “I am a first generation Canadian whose family immigrated from Italy and Denmark.”
Carol develops a student-centred curriculum that promotes a supportive positive classroom environment. “I love to encourage our students to use the English language skills that they have learned in the classroom in their communities. I am very fortunate to teach such wonderful women,” says Carol, who holds a Certificate of Education, Bachelor of Education & English as a Second Language Certificate.
Prior to joining PIRS, she taught the Intermediate and Blended
Programs at Strathcona Mental Health and the blended at North Shore Multicultural Society for 10 years. “PIRS put the Blended model into both those organizations” says Carol, who was invited to join PIRS in 2006. Carol has two children and two young grandchildren and her hobbies are painting, acting and reading.