Instructors & Mentors

Our award winning instructors and mentors are dedicated to ensuring you have an excellent learning experience and a smooth transition into your teaching careers.

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Kate McCabe, BEd., MA (UBC) Doctoral Candidate (SFU)
Practicum and Program Director, Faculty

Kate completed an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from UBC. Kate’s thesis showed how sustained, structured conversation helps teachers be genuine in their practice and grow professionally. It is this work and methodology, combined with the expertise of the other members of Living Language, that form the basis for learning in the ECE program. Kate also holds certification as an International Baccalaureate teacher and practices inquiry learning in her work with children. She founded Creative Minds Early Learning Centre in Vancouver in 1982 and this is one of the sites for practicum. Kate in currently pursuing a doctorate in educational practice  and brings this study to her work with the ECE students.

Kate is the recipient of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in ECE (Certificate of Achievement).