Andrew Mlinarski is an OCT certified teacher and has been teaching English in York Region for the past eleven years. He is passionate about literature and writing and specializes in teaching creative writing courses. Andrew has had a wide variety of teaching experiences from teaching in underprivileged areas, private schools, and traveling to South Korea to lead a summer English program. He has spent a lot of time traveling the globe, visiting places from Thailand to Greece, parts of Africa, Israel, and Costa Rica. His travel experience has added to his teaching practice and makes him appreciate the small things in life that are often overlooked by others. He is excited to be working for JYN Academy in this new English program and looking forward to working with the students to engage in discussion and learn about literature and writing.