After School Program

small group (1:8) afterschool program service every weekday after 3:45pm& weekend.

  • We have small group (1:8) afterschool program service every weekday after 3:45pm& weekend. 

  • We promise to provide a studious environment for children. 

  • All of our teachers have excellent and professional experience in education. 

  • We aim to assist students with improving their academic performance. 

  • We help new immigrants integrate better into Canadian society in terms of language and their schoolwork.

  • We provide tutoring service for French Immersion.

  • 3:30-3:45 Arrival & Snack Time

  • 3:45-4:00 Body Exercise/Hip Hop/Yoga

  • 4:00-5:30 Homework & Academic Enrichment Programs (English/Math/Science/Social Studies )

  • 5:30-5:40 Break

  • 5:40-6:30 Extracurricular Programs

We also offer One-On-One Academic Tutoring

JK-SK & Gr1-Gr12 students

We promise to offer the best quality, lowest price and all subjects tutorials.

May Wu

Operating Manager

Ms. May Wu is the owner and operator of Canaan Art Centre. She graduated from Guangzhou College of Education with a major in English Education in 1993. She has seven years of high school teaching experience. In 2000, with her great enthusiasm and professional knowledge in education, she completed her Early Childhood Education diploma from Centennial College in record time. She has been working as an educator in Toronto for the past sixteen years with very a good reputation.

Jacky Liang


Mr. Jacky graduated from teacher’s college in China. He has been teaching in Canada for seven years. He focuses on student’s fundamental learning, and teaches students differently according to their learning styles. He believes the more productive learning process is listening, speaking, reading and writing. He also makes his teaching relevant to day-to-day living for better understanding to students. With the great passion and patience of being an educator, he is very popular.

Lian Wei


Lian Wei graduated from Fuzhou University in China, with a bachelor degree in Finance and Taxation. In Canada, she was an honors graduate and received a diploma in Computer Programming at Humber College. After raising two daughters, she discovered her passion for working with kids. She has worked at Amazing Day Care and Blessing Day Care, as well as taught Mandarin in a Chinese school. As an early education teacher, Lian utilizes patience, dedication, and responsibility when working with children. Together with a team of amazing and creative teachers, Lian is committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of learning. At Cannan Centre, she strives to create an environment for learning, while promoting creativity and stimulating the mind.

Mrs. Mali


I am a tutor/ECE teacher currently teaching at Canaan Art Centre. I have graduated from Seneca College and earned my ECE diploma. Following that, I started working as an Educator in a daycare for TDSB and was working with children in the ages of 2.5 to 4 years of age. I also worked with kids in kindergarten for 20 years now. At the moment, I work as a Farsi teacher in a private school on Saturdays for around 25 years and also work at a charity fundraiser for orphans as a volunteer. I really love children and I treat them like my own kids as I want only the best for them and their future. Seeing them succeed makes me very happy and full of joy.

Ms. Padideh


I am a tutor/French teacher here at Canaan Art Centre (referred to as Ms. Padi). I am studying towards getting a double major in the field of children’s psychology and business insurance at York University and am still continuing my undergraduate program. My previous experiences have been working with kids and youth between the ages of 7 to 14 in the subjects of English, French, Farsi, Mathematics, Science, so on and so forth in different after school or Saturday school programs. I also have experience working at a few fundraisers for kids in need. I absolutely adore kids and enjoy working with them and helping them achieve in the best ways possible so that they can be successful in the future.

Cherisse Wong Kang


Cherisse has a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Brock University with a focus on the Social Sciences. She has worked for the York Region District School Board for 4 summers as a Literacy Instructor for children in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3. She is pursuing a career in Early Childhood Education. She hopes to become a registered ECE. Her goal is to work with children and help them on their journey of learning. Cherisse is also passionate about her work as a volunteer working with children who have exceptionalities and learning disabilities. Cherisse believes that her students can achieve their goals; with her support she instills confidence in her students to overcome their learning challenges

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Ms. Elham Farrokh


I've graduated from York University where I received my Bachelor's with Honors in Psychology. I also have a degree in Bachelor in Education which I received at the University of Windsor. Additionally, I have participated in receiving my ESL part 1, an Additional Qualification Course. Since then I have worked in tutoring in various subjects such as ESL and English Writing. I am very good at relating to children of all ages and an expert in simplifying and breaking down lessons into more and comprehensive steps. As I had to learn two new languages I am a professional in teaching the grammatical system of languages and helping the student understand. Other subjects I have excelled in teaching include Math at the elementary level. I enjoy teaching and helping children not only comprehend more effectively but possess the passion to work with children in general.

Mr. Dines Sivarajah


I  came from a city in Italy called Lecce. I am a international student and currently studying aviation operations at a college in Canada. I aspire to become a pilot. I am able to speak three languages: Italian, Tamil, and English. I was born in Italy and have lived there all of my life. I graduated in Economics in Italy. This is my 3rd year working at Canaan Art Centre and I love kids and grow with them. I enjoy playing sports and being active any chance I get.

Alyssa Chankseliani


I have received my Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a major in French and double minors in English and Psychology. Following that, I completed my Bachelor of Education at OISE and have been teaching ever since. I am a secondary school teacher with the YRDSB, teaching English and French for grades 9-12. Currently, I am teaching at Vaughan Secondary School. I have a passion for languages and hope to inspire kids to love learning languages as well. In my free time, I volunteer with CNIB and enjoy reading books, exercising and traveling.  

David Huang


David graduated from Devry Institute of Technology Toronto Campus and received a Diploma in Information Technology  With Honors in 2001.  He has been working as IT Support for over 20 years. He has strong experience of both computer hardware and software. He would like to share his professional knowledge and skills with kids in Canaan Art Centre. 

Mahdiyeh Aminzadeh


Mrs. Mahdiyeh holds two bachelor degrees from the University in her home country in Graphic Design and Photography. Currently, she is pursuing a Master’s Degree in MBA (Master’s in Business Administration). She is passionate about working as an art teacher, she has experience working with children from grade 1-5. One of her main goals is to show her students that life is beautiful through art. She also wants to see all of her students success. Her support to the students has been meaningful as she truly cares about the quality of care and teaching her students.

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