Curriculum Vitae


Profile


A creative teacher whose lessons meet student needs and who focuses on creating an atmospheres that are conducive to thinking. A passionate individual who supports grassroots initiatives that care for students who have been marginalized. An involved educator devoted to his professional development and that of his peers.


Education


Master of Education

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, September 2015 – April 2023

  • Curriculum foundations (A), Reseach issues teaching/learning mathematics (A+)
  • Key Project: Pursuing mathematics education for peace

Leadership Certification

Alberta Teachers’ Association, Edmonton, AB, April 2019


Bachelor of Education

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, September 2010–April 2012

  • Secondary education with major in mathematics and minor in physical sciences
  • Curriculum & teaching mathematics (A), Aboriginal curriculum perspectives (A-)

Bachelor of Science

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, September 2005–April 2009

  • Conferring of the degree with specialization in mathematics

University Transfer Program

GPRC, Grande Prairie, AB, September 2004–April 2005

  • Granted credit in 30 total units for work completed toward university transfer

High School Diploma

Beaverlodge Regional High School, Beaverlodge, AB, September 2004-June 2007


Teaching Experience


Teacher

Port Hardy Secondary School, Port Hardy, BC, September 2021 – Present

  • Espouses strategies by Peter Liljedahl in his book ‘Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics’ and uses the Math Minds initiative work to ensure that learners engage with conceptually sound mathematical ideas.
  • Instructional methods that involve creating collaborative and
    active learning activities for learners with teacher circulation.

Assistant Principal

Inner City High School, Edmonton, AB, September 2017–August 2020

  • Improved the school by dialoguing flexibly with the Principal, Executive Director, and Superintendent about technical issues, policy decisions, and professional growth.
  • Developed leadership, communication, and collaboration capacity by exploring avenues of communication and facilitation for the development of curriculum related programs
  • Provided immediate crisis support by supporting students with behavioral difficulties, oppositional defiance disorder, and those suffering addiction to assist the Executive Director in the main office

Teacher

Inner City High School, Edmonton, AB, April 2012 – August 2021

  • Supported Edmonton’s Indigenous community by working with youth engagement staff, social workers, and teachers to create a strength-based wrap-around program
  • Met the needs of students by considering reports from psychological staff, creating individual program plans and behavioral management strategies, and adapting instruction

Student Teacher

Peace Wapiti Academy, Grande Prairie, AB, February 2012–April 2012

  • Arranged a school-wide olympic games by creating a poster and video to engage the student body
  • Improved teaching performance and use of classroom technology by working with three mentor teachers to teach Math 10C, Math 9, Physics 20, and Math 31

Student Teacher

Vimy Ridge Academy, Edmonton, AB, November 2010–December 2010

  • Encouraged students by creating inspired lessons for students in Math 8, Applied Math 20, & PE 8

Educational Assistant

Inner City High School, Edmonton, AB, February 2010–April 2012


Extra-Curricular Activity


Secondary Representative

British Columbia Association of Mathematics Teachers, Port Hardy, BC, October 2021  -Present

  • Provide a secondary educators lens to curriculum and mathematics pedagogy discussion
  • Report to the BCAMT on initiatives and challenges in secondary mathematics education
  • Communicate BCAMT information and events to secondary school teachers and administrators

Treasurer

Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association, Edmonton, Alberta, October 2017 – October 2022

  • Friend of MCATA – The Friends of MCATA formally recognizes and thanks those deserving individuals who have given MCATA faithful and dedicated service in various ways over the years, through the kind and generous sharing of their time, efforts, and expertise.
  • Maintain an accurate record of the financial affairs of the council by working with staff from the Alberta Teachers’ Association to prepare and present financial statements to the executive committee
  • Improved council operations by drafting the 2020 Handbook for Executive Members to streamline decision making and clarify responsibilities
  • Increased public visibility of mathematics educators by spearheading the website redesign to improve public perception of research and innovation in mathematics education
  • Restored historical records dating from 1961 by searching university libraries and the Alberta Teachers’ Association records to find archived documents of council activity
  • Initiated a province-wide logo contest by attending board meetings and suggesting creative initiatives to engage members of the council

Cultural Exchange Student

Inner City High School, Edmonton, AB, September 2008–December 2008

  • Developed relationships and life skills by engaging in cultural activities and facilitating engaging activity sessions to build collective identity and provide inspiration and support for one another

Publications


Curriculum Archaeology, In Review

  • Delta-K: Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association

Dear Dr. D’Amour: Relational Psychoanalysis at the Heart of Teaching and Learning, December 13, 2021

  • Journal for the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies

Legitimizing the Obscured Experience of One Another, April 30, 2021

  • Delta-K: Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association

C3: Something You Need To Hear, February 2021

  • Newsletter of the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

C3: That’s How I Feel: A Student’s Perspective on Emergency Remote Learning, October 2020

  • Newsletter of the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

Use of Appropriate, Secured Educational Technologies during Standardized Assessments, October 2020

  • Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

C3: Locally Developed, May 2020

  • Newsletter of the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association

C3: A Comprehensive Education, February 2020

Newsletter of the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association


Conference Presentations


Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Edmonton, AB, October 2022

  • All Teachers Welcome
  • Let’s All Play: Thin-Slicing Polynomials

Host, Coffee with the Council, Virtual Professional Development Sessions, March – May 2021

  • Coffee with the Council – Steven Khan & Molade Osibodu
  • Coffee with the Council – Martina Metz & Brent Davis
  • Coffee with the Council – Florence Glanfield
  • Coffee with the Council – Dwayne Donald
  • Coffee with the Council – Lisa Lunney Borden

Speaker, Beginning Teachers’ Conference, Virtual, January 2021

  • Coffee with the Council on the Couch

Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Virtual, October 2020


Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Jasper, AB, October 2019

  • An Excuse to Play With Nerf Guns – An Exploration of Statistics

Speaker, Beginning Teachers’ Conference, Calgary, AB, October 2019

  • Patterns for Every Level of Mathematics

Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Edmonton, AB, October 2018

  • Inspiring Life-Long Learning through Board Games

Speaker, Beginning Teachers’ Conference, Calgary, AB, October 2018


Speaker, Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention Association, Edmonton, AB, March 2018

  • The Stock Market: Discussions About Financial Literacy

Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Edmonton, AB, October 2017

  • Patterns for Every Level of Mathematics

Speaker, Mighty Peace Teachers’ Convention, Grande Prairie, AB, March 2016

  • What Should Learning Math Feel Like?
  • Patterns for Every Level of Mathematics
  • Creating Hands-On Activities for Students who Struggle with Mathematics

Speaker, Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention Association, Edmonton, AB, February 2016

  • Creating Hands-On Activities for Students who Struggle with Mathematics

Speaker, Palliser District Teachers’ Convention, Calgary, AB, February 2016


Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Edmonton, AB, October 2015

  • Ooooh’s and Aaaah’s! Inspiring Youth-at-Risk to Become Scientists
  • Patterns for Every Level of Mathematics
  • Inspiring Life-Long Learning through Board Games

Speaker, Beaufort Delta Education Council In-Service, Inuvik, NWT, August 2015


Speaker, Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention Association, Edmonton, AB, February 2015


Speaker, Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teacher’s Association, Edmonton, AB, October 2014


Would I Be A Valuable Team Member?


… his strength of character, commitment to community, and superior academic performance are qualities that will undoubtedly allow him to excel.  Darcy will certainly provide an exceptional quality to any academic or vocational endeavor that he undertakes.

– Patricia Cardinal

… the key to Darcy’s success with the youth is his ability to see beyond the stereotype of street youth and treat each youth as an individual and equal.

– Alexina Dalgetty

If I were to characterize Darcy, it would be someone who has an enthusiastic combination of inventiveness, humour, and intellect.  I believe his experience, skills, and zeal are remarkable.

– Renée Jackson

Mr. Bundy shows sincere concern, empathy, and caring for students. He demonstrates patience and is respectful of individual student needs.  He works at building student self-esteem and sets conditions conducive to learning by creating a sense of well-being and community.

– David Tran

What I appreciated most about Mr. Bundy was his passion and interest in the subject and his enthusiasm in making sure everyone was understanding the concepts.

– Tenille Nadkrynechny (Townes)