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Who We Are


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Who We Are


School for the 21st century.

Have you ever felt like the teacher is moving on to the next topic before youre ready? Thats because when there are 30 other students in the classroom you either follow the pace set by the teacher or get left behind. With Niteo, you set the pace.

We know that every student can do well in school. There are a million ways to teach something, so we'll find the right way that works for you. Well take the time to explain things and we won't move on until you master the concept.

Niteo isn't tutoring—you actually take courses with us. This means that you won't need to take these courses at your school. Instead, you can fill those slots in your timetable with electives that you really want to take.

From Grade 9 English to Grade 12 Calculus, Niteo can help you get your credits. Our individual and small-group lessons teach you what you need to know in a supportive, non-judgmental way.

We teach you anywhere, in your home, at the library, or online via video chat. And we work around your busy schedule.

That's what we mean by hybrid schooling: well help you find the perfect mix of public and private school and all the great things about each.

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Vision & Mission


Vision & Mission


OUR VISION

For all students to succeed in school, regardless of their individual roadblocks, challenges, or circumstances.

OUR MISSION

To have our students reach their fullest potential. To do so, we will:

  • Match teachers to students' personalities.
  • Adopt a variety of teaching styles according to the student and material.
  • Make learning convenient in terms of time and place.
  • Ensure fundamental concepts are mastered before moving on to more complex material.
  • Accommodate students' unique learning styles.
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About the Founder


About the Founder


MICHAEL TRAIN, BA, MSc.Ed, OCT

Michael Train founded Niteo in 2015 to change the way students learn. Tired of seeing countless students being failed by the mainstream school system, he launched hybrid schooling in Canada to allow students to get targeted support in core courses while staying in school to gain the numerous social benefits.

Michael holds a BA in Child Psychology from McMaster University, an MSc in Education from Niagara University. He's a member of the Ontario College of Teachers and has been teaching all levels of maths and sciences for the Peel District School Board for 15 years. Michael specializes in working with students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and executive function challenges. Furthermore, he holds specialist qualifications in technology integration and reading.

Michael passionately believes in helping students to achieve success in all areas of their learning. This means teaching organizational skills and learning strategies as well as embracing technology to make learning easier.

Michael lives part-time in the sky and part-time in the forest with his partner Robin and their four children. 

Want to get in touch with Michael? Reach him at contact@niteo.ca.

 

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Our feature Teachers


Our feature Teachers


Niteo teachers can be found all over Ontario. Our feature teachers for October are:

 
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shruti Krishnamoorthy

Shruti Krishnamoorthy is currently a doctoral candidate in Science Education at New York University. Having completed an honours undergraduate and master's degree in Medical Biophysics through Western University, her current research is focused on challenging standardized approaches to science teaching. Shruti spends a large portion of her time finding exciting ways to engage youth in science and math. Having spent a number of years teaching in the Toronto area, she has experience engaging with students who struggle with a variety of learning challenges and is excited by making science and math accessible and relevant to every individual she teaches. 

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Stuart Krestell

Stuart Krestell is an energetic new educator with experience in one-on-one instruction and whole-class teaching. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ryerson University and is an Ontario Certified Teacher, earning his Bachelor of Professional Studies in Education, with honours and distinction, from Niagara University. Stuart spent many years directing and leading several summer camps in Ontario, and has recently brought that experience to his lessons, both in the classroom and with his Niteo students. Stuart is currently on sabbatical from Niteo as he spends time in Canada’s north teaching First Nation and Metis students in northern Saskatchewan. Stuart is focused on differentiated instruction, whole-student education, and individual organizational and executive function improvement. He is able to make connections with all students from K-12 by interacting, listening, and constructing lessons that matter to them.