Sharon Chao
Sharon Chao
Teacher Selection Manager

Sharon brings her passion for education and her experience working as an educator to the Teacher Recruitment and Selection team. Prior to joining Teach For Canada, she enjoyed working with youth in different settings—as a head coach leading after-school coding programs in private, public, and non-profit education sectors, and as a middle-school English teacher in South Korea.

Sharon graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies. During her time there, she enjoyed developing relationships with peers by volunteering as a mentor for new undergraduates in her program. In addition to education, Sharon has a passion for environmental sustainability. She has previously worked in the non-profit sector, helping to provide low-income homeowners and social housing providers with free energy upgrades. In her spare time, you’re most likely to find Sharon exploring new cafes and restaurants, reading at the park, traveling, or spending time with family and friends.