Dr. Christine Younghusband, EdD
EDUCATOR | RESEARCHER | SCHOOL TRUSTEE

Empowering People Through Education

Dr. Christine Younghusband is LEAD LEARNER and CEO of “Christine Younghusband” and she is passionate about teaching and learning. She is currently engaging post-doctoral research as an Affiliated Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy at Simon Fraser University, teaching at Simon Fraser University as a Sessional Instructor, and serving as a second term School Trustee on the School District No.46 (Sunshine Coast) Board of Education. Dr. Younghusband’s career in education spans over 20+ years starting with her teaching career as a secondary mathematics & science teacher to doctoral research in Educational Leadership at Simon Fraser University, curriculum development with the Ministry of Education, and politics as an elected official. In her various roles, Christine’s primary purpose is to find ways to enhance the student learning experience. Dr. Younghusband’s areas of interests are mathematics education, professional learning, subject matter acquisition, mentorship, assessment, and policy.


Upcoming Events:

  • SFU Alumni Workshop – Make the Connection – (Vancouver, BC) – Attendee – April 5, 2018
  • An Evening with Monique Gray Smith (Sechelt, BC) – Attendee – April 6, 2018
  • EDvent – Get #tunEDin (Burnaby, BC) – Attendee – April 17, 2018
  • SD46 Student Forum – Trustee Attendee – April 19, 2018
  • Gibsons Elementary School Pole Raising Ceremony – Trustee Attendee – April 19, 2018
  • SD46 Got Talent 2 – Attendee – April 19, 2018
  • McGraw-Hill K-12 Education – #mathmindsetchat #chatMHE – Guest Panel – April 20, 2018
  • Vancouver Sun Run 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – 10km Runner (aka. walker) – April 22, 2018
  • BC School Trustee Association AGM (Richmond, BC) – Delegate – April 26-29, 2018
  • BC Teacher Education Roundtable (SFU – Burnaby) – Attendee – May 3-4, 2018
  • UBC Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium (UBC – Vancouver) – Attendee – May 17, 2018

EDU-Highlights of 2017:

SFU Fall Convocation – Faculty of Education – October 6, 2017

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership


TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

Presented at TEDxWestVancouverED on September 23, 2017.

To watch my TEDxWestVancouverED talk (3min, 42 sec.), click HERE.


SFU – Doctor of Education (EdD) Thesis Defence – August 17, 2017

The Professional Learning Experiences of Non-Mathematics Subject Specialist Teachers: A Descriptive Study

To read Christine’s Dissertation or Thesis Abstract, go to:  http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17485


Recent Posts

  • Having My Back

    Yes… I am having one of those days. I LOVE PEOPLE. Do you ever get those kind of days? I do. The feeling overwhelms me. Sometimes it fills me up with joy, while other times I am filled of gratitude. This time, it was the latter. I feel so fortunate that I have people in […]

  • Younghusband for BCSTA President

    Christine Younghusband School District No.46 (Sunshine Coast) I am proud to be running for the position of President of the BCSTA Board of Directors. I have 24 years of experience in BC education as an educator, researcher, curriculum developer, sessional instructor, and school trustee. I am deeply invested in BC public education and passionate about […]

  • Questioning Pedagogy

    EdCan Network – Signals of Change The Signal: Questioning Pedagogy (March 2018) https://www.edcan.ca/articles/signal-questioning-pedagogy/  I am pretty proud of this publication. I would say it’s my first official publication as “Dr. Younghusband.” It’s a Canadian Education magazine and this edition was about the “Signals of Change.” I was fortunate to participate in this Canada-wide discussion on […]

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