Evan Sharp M.A. B.Ed.

Curriculum Vitae


Teaching

Academics

  • Bachelor of Education (Initial Teacher Education), University of Toronto, 2013
    A one-year program consisting of lecture, observation, practicum, and internship that fully qualifies me to teach the Ontario Secondary Curriculum (Intermediate/ Senior) in History & Philosophy.
  • Master of Arts in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2011
    In a three year degree consisting of coursework and the preparation of a thesis, my work focused on practical aspects of architecture and construction in the ancient Mediterranean. My thesis was entitled A Comparison of Ancient Mediterranean Metal Structural Fittings (read); under the supervision of Dr. Gerry Schaus. A language proficiency exam was also completed in Latin and French.
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts in Classics, University of Waterloo, 2007
    In a four year coursework program I specialized in Ancient Greek culture and civilization. I also obtained a minor in Philosophy with a specialization in Ethics.

Credentials

  • BC Certified Teacher ( # L202289 )
  • Ontario Certified Teacher ( # 645943 )
  • B.C. Class 2 Driver's Licence (restricted: 34 passengers, automatic transmission)
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid ( 40 hrs. )

Employment

  • Faculty and Tech Lead at Coast Mountain Academy, Squamish, Fall 2015
  • Instructor at Camp Summit's Outdoor Education Centre, Fall 2014
  • Educational Program Specialist at The Cheakamus Centre, 2014 - Spring 2015
  • Contract Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008 - 2011
  • Undergraduate Language Lab Instructor, University of Waterloo, 2005 - 2006
  • Freelance Web Developer since 2008 (evansharpdesign)
  • Residence Don, University of Waterloo, 2006 - 2007
  • Retail Sales, Speed River Bicycle, 2011 - 2013
  • Retail Sales and Management, Adventure Guide Inc. 2007 - 2011

Languages

  • Bilingual in English and French.
  • 10 years of study in Latin.
  • 2 years of post-secondary study in Ancient Greek.
  • 1 year of post-secondary study in Spanish.

Leadership

  • Most Valuable Rider Award 2012-2013, University of Toronto Cycling Team.
  • Residence Don, University of Waterloo, 2006 - 2007.
  • Founder of the Wilfrid Laurier University Cycling Club.
  • Founder of the University of Waterloo Ringette Team.

Volunteerism

  • Board of Directors, Graduate Students Assoc., Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • Residence Orientation Committee, University of Waterloo.
  • Student teacher at Waterloo Collegiate Institute.
  • Assistant Coach for Guelph Ringette Assoc.
  • Ontario Secondary Classics Conference judge and chaperone.
  • Centennial C.V.I. Track & Field Coach.
  • Staff Writer at www.thebikinghub.com.

Travel, Adventure, & Athletics

  • Attended a month-long "field course" of Antiquities with the Canadian School in Greece.
  • Self-guided tours in Italy, France, and England.
  • Rock, ice, and alpine climbing trips in the Canadian Rockies, the Adirondack, Southern United States, and Northern Ontario.
  • Thrice hiked British Columbia’s West Coast Trail.
  • Endurance mountain bike racer, sponsored by Ay Up Lighting of Australia (2011).
  • Varsity Mountain Bike Team member (2012-2013), University of Toronto.
  • Varsity Track & Field Team member (2003-2005), University of Waterloo.
  • Provincial-level Ringette Canada official and evaluator.

Professional Resume


Work Experience

OE Instructor: Camp Summit Outdoor Education Centre (Fall 2014)
  • Deliver age-appropriate programs to visiting students that expand personal boundaries, create and strengthen relationships between peers, and increase knowledge of the environment and outdoors.
Program Specialist: The Cheakamus Centre (Winter 2013 - Present)
  • Facilitate operation of immersive aboriginal culture interpretation program for Grade 4 students
  • Delivery of age-appropriate ecological and cultural programming
  • Liaise on behalf of Cheakamus Centre with partner First Nations staff
  • Coordinate medical and dietary needs of participants
Sales Associate: Speed River Bicycle (Spring 2011 - Fall 2013)
  • Sales and occasional repairs at Guelph’s leading bicycle retailer
  • Developed sales skills with a new product segment
  • Retail logistics
Sales Associate & Rentals Coordinator: Adventure Guide Inc. (Spring 2007 - Feb 2011)
  • Sales person in leading South-Western Ontario outdoor equipment and clothing retailer
  • Developed strong commitment to individual customer service and satisfaction
  • Mastered a large body of product knowledge in the outdoor sports industry
  • Managed large rental department consisting of canoes, kayaks, camping gear and relevant safety equipment
Sole Proprietor: evansharpdesign (2007 - present)
  • Freelance bespoke website design
  • Complete service from backend code through frontend graphics
  • Website
Residence Don: University of Waterloo Housing and Residence (Sept 2006 - May 2007)
  • Provided support, counselling and guidance to 60 male first-year students
  • Coordinated with a peer staff of 26 and collaborated on numerous educational and community programs and initiatives
  • Received Program of the Term Award for an original program
  • Enforced Residence and University policies

Education

  • Bachelor of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto 2013
  • Master of Arts in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, Wilfrid Laurier University 2011
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Waterloo, 2007

Languages

  • Fluently bilingual in English and French
  • 10 years of study in Latin
  • 1 year of post-secondary study in Ancient Greek
  • 1 year of post-secondary study in Spanish

Qualifications

  • BC Certified Teacher ( # L202289 )
  • Ontario Certified Teacher ( # 645943 )
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid ( 40 hrs. )
  • ICBC Class 5 Driver’s Licence

Volunteerism

  • Board of Directors, Graduate Students Assoc., Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • Residence Orientation Committee, University of Waterloo.
  • Student teacher at Waterloo Collegiate Institute.
  • Assistant Coach for Guelph Ringette Assoc.
  • Ontario Secondary Classics Conference judge and chaperone.
  • Centennial C.V.I. Track & Field Coach.
  • Staff Writer at www.thebikinghub.com.

Awards & Leadership

  • Most Valuable Rider Award 2012-2013, University of Toronto Cycling Team.
  • Founder of the Wilfrid Laurier University Cycling Club.
  • Founder of the University of Waterloo Ringette Club.

Athletic Resume


Cycling

  • Evan was awarded the 'Most Valuable Rider' award by the University of Toronto Cycling Team for performance and leadership in 2012-13
  • Evan was most recently sponsored in 2011 by AyUp Lighting Systems of Brisbane, Australia.
  • Racing mountain bikes since 2005, Evan has been previously supported by Sweet Peteʼs Cycles of Toronto.
Results
2014
  • 35th Overall, Squamish Gear Jammer
2012
  • 1st, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (ʻMen's Tag-Teamʼ)
  • 4th Overall, Ontario University Cup Series (ʻMenʼs Aʼ)
2011
  • 1st, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (ʻ5 Person Mixed 100 - 149ʼ)
  • 7th, Chico 24 Hrs of Hot August Nights (Under 40 Solo)
  • 22nd, USA 24 Hr Solo National Championships (Colorado Springs)
2010
  • 7th, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (‘Men’s Tag Team’)
  • 2nd, Chico 24 Hrs of Hot August Nights (ʻ5 Person 100-149ʼ)
    • while simultaneously running a light system demo for other participants throughout the event
  • 3rd Overall, Ontario 8 Hr Solo Series
2009
  • 1st, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (ʻ5 Man 100 - 149ʼ)
  • 1st, Ontario University Cup #1 (ʻMenʼs Aʼ)
2008
  • 2nd Overall, University Cup Series(ʻAlumniʼ)
  • 5th Overall, Ontario Cup XC (ʻSr. Expertʼ)
  • 2nd, Chico 24 Hrs of Hot August Nights (ʻ5 Man 100-149ʼ)
  • 1st, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (ʻ5 Man 100 - 149ʼ)
2007
  • 7th Overall, University Cup Series (ʻMenʼs Aʼ - 3/6 races)
  • 2nd, Chico 24 Hrs of Summer Solstice (ʻ5 Man 100-149ʼ)
  • Evan also won more than half a dozen 8 hr relays as part of a Sweet Peteʼs 4 person team between 2005 and 2007.

Climbing

  • Gym and outdoor sport climbing since childhood; to 5.11a
  • Ice and mixed climbing since 2008; to WI 3+/ M4
  • Novice traditional climbing since 2011.

Ringette

  • Player since 1990
    • Guelph Ringette until 2003
    • Founded University of Waterloo team in 2006
  • Official since 2001
    • Ranked 4C
    • Officiated at 2015 Western Canadian Ringette Championships in Calgary, AB
    • Officiated at 2014 Western Canadian Ringette Championships in Winnipeg, MB
    • Attended Calgary's 'Silver Ring' tournament in 2008, 2014, 2015
    • Attended 'A' and 'AA' Ontario Provincial Championships 2008 - 2012
    • Ringette Canada 'Regional' Evaluator

Adventure Racing

  • As a member of Team Enigma Adventure Racing in 2009, Evan was supported by Ultimate Direction, Sierra Designs, and Bridgedale Socks.

Timeline


2007

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