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About Me:

Name: Dagmar Ferris
Birthday: 30/03/1978
School: University of Life Sciences in Prague, York University

Hobbies: Movies, reading, hiking, biking, travelling, knitting and other crafts, baking


Song: Reunion by Collective Soul, LesMiserables - the musical
Book:LesMiserables (in English), The Lord of the Ring, Harry Potter
Movie: The Shawshenk Redemption
Food: Chocolate, pizza, pancakes with peanutbutter ......
Quote: Niceness is not weakness.

I was born in communist Czechoslovakia and I am old enough to remember the Cold War. I grew up in a small village of 300. After graduating from high school I moved to Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, to study at the University of Life Sciences (formerly University of Agriculture). During my studies I also spent a semester in Vienna, Austria, studying and working at BOKU (Agricultural University) and had a chance to be part of a very exciting project investigating the role of rhizosphere in bioremediation of contaminated soil. Upon receiving a master's degree in agricultural engineering specialized in plant nutrition and fertilization, I decided to spend a year in the USA as an au-pair. My search for an open-minded, and tolerant society lead me to the idea of immigrating to Canada. To this end I spent 3 years working as a nanny in Toronto. Once becoming a permanent resident of Canada, I decided to change my field and studied mathematics at York University. After earning an Honours Bachelor of Science degree with a major in mathematics for education I took a four-month break to live and work in Whitehorse, Yukon. Needless to say, I found love in and for the Yukon and decided to make Whitehorse my home after graduating from teachers college at York University.
I am a Yukon Territory certified teacher qualified in intermediate and senior mathematics and general science. I also teach physics 11 &12 and  chemistry 11 & 12 which I enjoy very much.

I find working with young people very rewarding and fun. Sharing my knowledge of and passion for mathematics and all the sciences with them is my dream occupation.
I look forward to meeting you.

Summer 2017.
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Canadian at last. March 2016.
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Married to my best friend. 2012
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