Tutoring & Workshops

Testing & Tutoring Services provides tutoring services for students year round for a variety of subjects. See the chart below for available subjects and contact us by phone, email, or in person to book an appointment.

*Some face to face tutoring is now available. Please check our schedule below for online and in office hours.

Testing & Tutoring Staff

Administrative Staff

  • Alexandra Pollari

    Alexandra Pollari

    Testing Coordinator

    Alex is from Thunder Bay Ontario where she graduated from Lakehead University with an HBSc in Psychology. She has worked in Education and Healthcare prior to her role as a Testing and Tutoring Coordinator. Alex looks forward to helping you with you testing and tutoring needs.
  • Jamie McIvor

    Jamie McIvor

    Testing and Tutoring Services Coordinator

    Jamie is a graduate of the Applied Business Technology program who has worked in several positions within the College prior to her current role of Testing Coordinator for Testing and Tutoring Services. If you have questions about testing and tutoring or would like to book an appointment contact Jamie at tts@cnc.bc.ca.


  • Steven Knowles

    Steven Knowles


    Steven enjoys getting to know the students at CNC while helping them improve their written communication skills. He believes that tutoring is best done in a positive friendly manner.
  • Dennis Straussfogel

    Dennis Straussfogel PhD


    Dennis is a tutor for Math, Physics,and Chemistry in the TTS and ARC. He has taught math, physics, and engineering at various colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. He has also done research and engineering work for NASA and the U.S. Navy. When not teaching, he has been known to run marathons and perform with his guitar.
  • Mosammat Hasina Akter

    Mosammat Hasina Akter MSc.

    Access Instructor, Math & Science

    Hasina has more than six years of teaching experience and three years of teaching at the College of New Caledonia. She teaches and tutors in math and the sciences. Students should go to Hasina for help with academic upgrading to university transfer math, physics and chemistry related questions.

Tutor Hours

 Tutors Specialties Hours
Steven Knowles

ACDU, UT & ENLA,English Proofreading,& Study Skills

Until June 24th
Monday 9:00am-11:30am*TTS
Tuesday 9:00am-11:30am*TTS 12:00pm-3:00pm*TTS
Wednesday 10:00am-1:00pm*TTS, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm-3:00pm*TTS 
Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

Alex Wagstaffe ACDU, English, Proofreading, & Study Skills

June 28th-July 31st
Monday 10:00am-1:00pm*TTS
Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm*TTS
Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm*TTS

Colleen Ballantyne Accounting 

Until July 31st
Monday 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday 3:00pm-6:00pm *TTS

Hasina Akter ACDU & UT: Math, Physics & Chemistry

June 9th-July 31st
Monday 1:00pm-4:00pm*TTS
Friday 1:00am-4:00pm*TTS

Trades Hours (Until June 25th)

Tuesday & Wednesday 2:30pm-3:30pm*Brink Building Room 2-1024
Thursday 3:30pm-4:30pm

 *Starred times are in office face to face appointments. All other appointments are online.

Upcoming Workshops