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ISABC Pro-D Day 2014, St George’s School

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Travis Thielmann

Fraser Academy
Director, Academics & Curriculum
York House School
Travis Thielmann has been with Fraser Academy since 2011. He is the Director of Academics & Curriculum and teaches physics, science, and math to middle and senior students. Travis holds a Masters of Education from Simon Fraser University in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on developing critical, creative and collaborative thinking in education. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Education from SFU and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science from UBC.

Travis is particularly passionate about good assessment practices and spent a few years working with the Ministry of Education in BC on their classroom assessment committee. He now participates with a Ministry of Education pilot implementation team, representing Fraser Academy as they implement likely new assessment policies. Mr. Thielmann is also passionate about and co-leads the Building Cognition team at Fraser Academy, which develops and integrates core competencies into the teaching practices of the school.

In his personal time, Travis enjoys time with his family and friends, volunteering at his local church, reading, camping and completing various renovation or construction projects around the house.