Our Teachers


Alexis Birner
Academic Director / Company Founder (M.Ed)

Alexis Birner

Alexis Birner is a seasoned educator with a decade of experience in both public and private elementary schools, including having taught for Crofton House School for 6 years.

With a Masters of Education degree from UBC, Alexis has a deep understanding of the learning process to deliver a meaningful education experience to her students.

Alexis is a passionate advocate for progressive methods of education and meaningful integration of technology in the classroom.

Paul Romani
Managing Director / Company Founder (M.Ed)

Paul Romani

Paul has a Masters of Education degree from SFU and is a leader in 21st century learning. He believes passionately in equipping students with real-world skills that will help them to excel both in and out of the classroom.

Paul also spearheads Pear Tree’s YouTube channel, a highly sought after resource on 21st century education. His videos have some of the top views on this topic and are used for university teacher training programs.

Paul’s career in education is exceptionally diverse, spanning a range of institutions and countries.