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Joanne Sallay

Educator, Entrepreneur, Blogger

Joanne Sallay is the President of Teachers on Call, a personalized home tutoring service in the Greater Toronto Area, which provides one-on-one instruction in all subjects and grades. With a background in commercial banking, Joanne's experience working with entrepreneurs coupled with her passion for learning led her to her most recent role in the education field.

In addition to regularly blogging about educational news, learning strategies and the latest in student books, Joanne focuses a significant amount of time on supporting the local community. She is a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient and Co-Chair of the Corsage Project, a non-profit organization in partnership with the Children's Aid Foundation.

While she figuratively carries the torch for education, Joanne was an Olympic Torchbearer for the Vancouver Olympics.