Prof. Jane Macintyre
MA, University of Waterloo
BA (Hons), Wilfrid Laurier University
Areas of Specialization: Early childhood education, primary education, literacy and philosophy.
Prof. MacIntyre has been involved in elementary education for over 30 years. She has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University, an Ontario Elementary Teaching Certificate, a Primary School Specialist Certificate (specializing in children ages two to eight) and an Master of Arts from the University of Waterloo. She has taught online for the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University and part-time at the University of Ottawa, teaching reading and primary education. She also had the opportunity to revise and source resources for additional Basic Qualification Courses at the University of Ottawa to meet the standards of the Ontario College of Teachers.
Prof. MacIntyre has presented courses and workshops for a number of years, both locally and provincially. At the Learning Consortium’s Provincial Conference “Links to Learning,” she presented a workshop that involved early childhood teaching practices based upon the research of Fraser Mustard, Piaget and Vygotsky. She was awarded the Bluewater District School Board’s Award of Excellence for exemplary classroom teaching and outreach learning programs for young children in the community.