Andrew J Siebert

Teaching in the Caucasus – Ideas, Socratic Seminar, Debate, Life, Adventures

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EDUCATION

University of Winnipeg                          

B.Education       2012

BA  History/Philosophy       2009  

 

                                                                                

             TEACHING               

 

QSI International School of Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia           2015-present

 AP Psychology, AP Economics, AP Seminar, Debate/MUN coach, Gr. 6, 8, 10 Literature

QSI Yerevan, Armenia                             2015

 7th, 8th grade     World History, Literature, Writing

Grant Park High School                       2012-2014

AP Psychology, Spanish 9-12,  Gr. 9 Social Studies, Gr. 10 English, Debate/Public Speaking

Seven Oaks School Division, Winnipeg                 2006

 Teacher Aide – Level 3 individual support, ESL tutor

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR

QSI Tbilisi  2016-2017   

Hosted 2 debate tournaments (Canadian Parliamentary), The Hague MUN coach, organized camping trip for 100 people, organized week-long adventure hiking trip in Georgia for group of 10.

Grant Park HS  2012-2015    

Debate Coach, Fair Trade committee, Philosophy Café, Great Books program

Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church   2004 – 2011  

Choir, Board Member, Editor,  Lecture Committee: Margaret Visser, Stanley Hauerwas, Marilynne Robinson  

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra        2005 – 2011

Concert Organizer (independent) 2004 – 2010     

Ron Paley jazz trio, Mozart Clarinet Quintet, Bach Cello Suites, Indian Raga, Papa Mambo

Archaeological Dig – 2001   Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Rehov 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PD sessions – QSI Tbilisi:  “Socratic Discussions”, “Creating Habits of Thinking”

Canadian Association of School Administrators – Leaders and Learners   Winter 2014/2015

               “Philosophic Questions Develop Meta-Cognitive Skills”

Advanced Placement Conferences     Psychology, Economics, Seminar

SAGE Manitoba Social Studies Presentations:

Philosophy Café program at Grant Park HS”   2014

             “Introducing the Political Spectrum through Debate”                        2013

             “Finding, Selecting, and Using Older Primary Sources for Canadian History”  (Siebert/L. Broadhurst)   2011

                       

AWARDS                  

 University of Winnipeg

Carl Ridd Scholarship in Humanities and Community Service           2010

Aesthetics and Continental Thought Prize Philosophy  Dept.              2006

 

Editor

Best Column Series – ChristianWeek, Canadian Church Press      2008

                  “Do Free Markets Foster the Decline of Virtue?”

General Excellence – ChristianWeek Newspaper                               2008

Aviation Scholarship – Providence College                                         2000

Top Power Mechanics Student – Kildonan East Collegiate              1999

 

 

Other WORK experience

Resource Aide

Occupational Rehab Group of Canada – Neuro-recovery, speech therapy, residential care with wide variety of brain injury and psychological patients  2003-2015

Life’s Journey – Fetal-Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – High Risk to Re-offend unit 2008-2009

SCE LifeWorks  – Eye Transfer Communication (ETRAN)    2003-2004

 

Managing Editor             

            ChristianWeek Newspaper                      2006 – 2007

Treeplanter 

            Silvaram and Folklore                               2003 – 2004

  

SPECIAL SKILLS   

Spanish (fluent)

 

Third culture kid (grew up in Medellin and Bogota Colombia)

Automotive Apprenticeship

Private Pilot License

 

 

 

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