Dijana began working as a Part-time Instructor/Facilitator at CareerQuest's Mississauga Centre in October 2007. In January 2008, she accepted a full-time teaching position at the centre, where she taught a variety of our programs, including Academic Upgrading, College Preparation, Vocation Specific Literacy and Numeracy, and Career Partnership Programs. She was promoted to the position of Centre Coordinator of the Mississauga Centre in August 2011.
Prior to working for CareerQuest, Dijana spent more than ten years working as head translator and interpreter in international diplomatic and military organizations, where she had an opportunity to work alongside prominent politicians and diplomats. In these capacities, she also acted as supervisor and facilitated the delivery of various training programs to staff members. Simultaneously, Dijana expanded her teaching experience by tutoring elementary and high school students in English and math.
Dijana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature, with a designation in Philology.
Jeanette began working at CareerQuest Inc. in June 2011 as an Instructor where she taught a variety of programs, including Academic Upgrading, College Preparation, Vocation Specific Literacy and Numeracy, and Career Partnership Programs. She was promoted to the position of Centre Coordinator of the Vaughan centre in November 2011.
Before joining CareerQuest, Jeanette worked with international students who came to Canada from all over the world to learn English. Before going to back to school to obtain her teaching degree, Jeanette spent more than 10 years in the medical profession working with patients and clients performing medical tests. Jeanette is a firm believer that lifelong learning is the key to a proactive and vibrant life.
Jeanette holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Science in Education with an Ontario TESL certification.
Benjamin began working as an Instructor at CareerQuest's Toronto Centre in December 2008. He has since worked at the Toronto, Etobicoke, and Mississauga Centres, teaching a variety of our programs, including Academic Upgrading, College Preparation, Career Partnership Programs, and English as a Second Language. Benjamin was promoted to the position of Centre Coordinator of the Toronto Centre in November 2012.
Benjamin brings to the Centre Coordinator position over a decade of experience in the education sector. In addition to his work with CareerQuest, he has held a variety of related positions in Canada and abroad, including teacher of English as a Second Language, SAT/SSAT course instructor, private tutor, after-school programming facilitator, and graduate teaching assistant.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Education, a Master of Arts, and a TESOL certification. He is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers.