Tayzia has roots that originate from Bay Mills First Nations Community and grew up in Alberta and British Columbia. She is semi-fluent in her Anishinaabe Language. She has over ten years of teaching and leadership experience. She has six years of curriculum development experience, including developing two fully accredited diploma programs in Canada. Most recently she has taught in Shenzhen, China teaching and developing all of the curricula for the Integrated Studies courses, a Senior Research Project Course, and the senior Media Studies course. She was also the Head Teacher and was qualified as being a Foreign Expert for YuCai International Department. She has led youth on work experience and experiential learning projects that also make a greater contribution to the community.
Tayzia has a Masters in Science in Psychology from State University of New York at Buffalo as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alberta. Most recently, Tayzia has been accepted to Cape Breton University to complete her MBA in Community Economic Development leading to a Ph.D. She is a highly motivated, energetic instructor who leads by example, with a proven track record of providing exemplary education throughout Canada and China. She is passionate about meeting the educational needs of her students, through creativity, inspiration, and enthusiasm. She looks forward to spending time in Cambridge Bay Nunavut and leading a program that will benefit Inuit who face barriers to employment.