Alexa Baird

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Alexa Baird

Alexa who is fully bilingual, is now teaching full time at R. Tait MacKenzie ElementarySchool in Almonte. She teaches Grades 2 and 3 French Immersion. A graduate of the University of Ottawa Teacher's College specializing in "French as a Second Language for Elementary School Students", Alexa also completed her undergraduate degree in Honours Psychology at Carleton University on an Entrance Scholarship. She has also successfully completed courses in Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Ottawa.

Alexa, a former student of the Linda Jamieson School of Dance began her studies at 6 years of age and graduated in June 2009. She studied Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre and Contemporary; has successfully completed all Royal Academy of Dance Ballet examination Grades from Primary to Advanced 1. She has performed various roles in Linda Jamieson's Annual Productions of the Nutcracker as well as their Full Ballet Productions of Coppelia and Giselle. In addition, Alexa was a valued member of the competition team performing both solos and group numbers winning many Ultimate Gold Awards. Her training in the LJSD Pre-Professional Program also enabled her to perform in 4 Broadway Musicals at the Earl of March Secondary School.

Alexa started teaching as a Student Volunteer for four years at LJSD while in the Senior Professional Division. She is beginning her sixth year teaching Ballet, Jazz, and Tap Dance on Monday and Friday Evenings as well as Saturday Morning Classes at LJSD. She has completed all requirements and earned the "Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies" from the Royal Academy of Dance. Alexa loves working with dancers of all ages, but is particularly interested in working with the Young Dancer Program.

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