Spark to Flame is run by two passionate teachers from Canada. The Academy was born from the depths of the Google Innovator Academy where Chris & Larissa were inspired to join forces to make the world a better place. Our mission is to arm students with a voice, inspiration and the tools required to spread their word.
Chris is a High School Math teacher from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Certified Trainer and a Certified Educator. He has experience of teaching in both Canada and the United Kingdom. Chris regularly presents at Educational Technology conferences and is a member of the Remind Advisory Board. He is also a father and a husband.
Larissa is a technophile French Immersion teacher in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her passion is to use and implement technology in her classroom and to share her knowledge with like-minded teachers and learners, especially "en français". She has experience teaching in Canada and France. She is a speaker & presenter at EdTech conferences. Larissa is an ICT leader at her school, a Digital Lead Learner for the Toronto District School Board and a Google for Education Certified Educator & Certified Innovator.