Zachary Brain is our Grade 5 and 6 English teacher. He came to us with nine years of teaching experience having worked with all grades 1 through 6 in the United States. Mr. Brain earned his Bachelors of Science in Education from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota and he also has a Masters of Science in Educational Technology. In addition to working in the classroom, Mr. Brain has worked with elementary and high school students as a football and basketball coach. In his time as a teacher and coach, Mr. Brain has established a reputation as a leader and mentor who connects with students, staff, and families. His classroom is built on the foundations of empathy, communication, and creativity and he has consistently built and maintained relationships with students of diverse backgrounds. Mr. Brain loves to hike, golf, read, run, draw, laugh with family and friends, travel, and cheer for his favourite football team.