Lead Instructor

Heather Touchie Blakely, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.

  • Certified French as a Second Language Teacher (Certificate VI)
  • Graduated in 1992 (with Distinction) from Mount Allison University's Bachelor of Education program, specializing in French as a Second Language
  • Graduated 2009 from UNB’s Masters of Education program, specializing in Curriculum Studies
  • Holds NB Principal’s Certificate
  • Member of the Canadian Association of French Immersion Teachers
  • Member of the New Brunswick Teachers Association
  • Employed full-time as a French Immersion Teacher/Administrator in School District 18/Anglophone West School District since 1995
  • Extensive experience teaching beginner through advanced levels of French to both children and adults (since 1992)
  • Year-round development, coordination, marketing and instruction of Blakely Language Services’ French for Beginners Programs since 1998
  • Lots of experience helping clients prepare for provincial and federal language proficiency evaluations
  • Experienced teaching in one-on-one, small and large group training situations
  • Has taught clients from all levels of government, private sector, and thousands of individuals.