Teaching Principal (Social Sciences)
Liam is an experienced educator and leader with a decade of international and domestic teaching experience, eager to contribute his expertise to the Purcell Collegiate team. His diverse background includes teaching in Colombia, China, and British Columbia, where he has made significant contributions to schools by enriching both the academic and extracurricular environments.
With a passion for innovative curriculum development, Liam has successfully designed and delivered engaging courses within the BC and International Baccalaureate programs, creating dynamic learning experiences for his students. Fluent in both French and English, he holds bachelor’s degrees in arts and education from the University of Alberta and, he will soon complete his Master of Education degree from Simon Fraser University. Liam’s teaching philosophy centres on the evolution of educational technology, experiential learning, and the transformative power of language and literature.
Beyond the classroom, Liam finds inspiration in outdoor activities like rock-climbing, hiking, skiing, and golf, and he is enthusiastic about sharing these interests with the students at Purcell Collegiate. Moreover, Liam is equally comfortable with team sports, having played basketball most of his life and coached teams around the world.