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

  • 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

Monday 9:00am-11:30am*TTS

Tuesday 10:00am-11:00am*TTS 12:00pm-3:00pm*ARC

Wednesday 11:00am-2:00pm*ARC, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday 12:00pm-2:30pm*TTS 

Friday 9:00am-11:30am

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

Monday 1:00pm-3:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm-3:00pm

Martin Ravelo Business

Tuesday 1:30pm-4:00pm * TTS

Friday 9:00am-11:30am

Colleen Ballantyne Accounting 

Monday 3:00pm-6:00pm

Wednesday 5:00pm-8:00pm

Hasina Akter ACDU & UT: Math, Physics & Chemistry

Monday& Wendesday 12:00pm-2:00pm*TTS

Tuesday 4:30pm-6:30pm

Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm

Friday 9:00am-11:00am*TTS

Trades Hours

Monday& Wednesday 2:30pm-3:30pm*Brink Building Room 2-1024

 Thursday 2:30pm-3:30pm*PG Tech Building Room 2-804

Dennis Straussfogel

ACDU & UT: Math, Physics & Chemistry

Monday 9:30am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm*ARC, 12:30pm-2:00pm

Wednesday 10:30am-1:30pm*ARC, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm*TTS, 12:30pm-2:00pm

Friday 10:30am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-3:30pm

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

Upcoming Workshops

Virtual Lab: Staying Motivated While Studying at Home

12 pm November 2

While studying online gives you greater freedom to direct your study, the lack of physical classroom interaction can make it difficult to stay motivated.

Join us in a discussion about ways to remain engaged in your online study at CNC.

Contact: tts@cnc.bc.ca