Beth Dangerfield

Beth is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) with additional qualifications and training in special education and teaching English as a second language. Beth specializes in Direct Instruction with a specific emphasis on early reading and math remediation to children with a variety of exceptional needs including Learning Disabilities (LD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Beth received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Wilfrid Laurier University and her Bachelor of Education from York University.

Beginning May 2022, Beth will represent Center for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for the Toronto District School Board. Beth is also an active member of the Family as Faculty group at Holland Bloorview Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital where she is a trained family facilitator in the areas of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), patient and family-centered care and family engagement in research.

Beth is extremely proud to be the 2019 recipient of the Patient and Family Leadership Award from Children’s Healthcare Canada.

Beth's approach to all her work in education is inclusive, strengths-based, and individualized. She is focused on nurturing self-confidence and self-love in each young person she works with.  Beth is committed to lifelong learning when it comes to anti racism education, specifically in the Canadian context.

Beth, along with her husband Chris, are proud parents to an incredible daughter, Abby. Abby is a smart, kind, silly and energetic 10-year-old who loves Lego, puzzles, bike rides around the neighbourhood and watching Anne with an ‘E’ and Is It Cake?  on Netflix! Beth is an avid home cook and aspiring baker. In 2021, she competed on the Food Network Canada cooking show, Wall of Chefs, and won!