Daphne loves teaching because she loves learning! She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art Dregree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. While in Vancouver she also completed a Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language from English Bay College. After moving to Niigata Japan, Daphne furthered her training by acquiring a certificate in TESOL for Children from the American TESOL Intstiute. Daphne began her teaching career and the University of British Columbia, in art, and then began teaching ESL in Vancouver. This year she will celebrate 15 years of teaching English to non-native speakers of all ages!