Dr. Christine Ho Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership to enhance the student learning experience in K-12 and in higher education. LEADERSHIP SHAPES LEARNING. Educators, administrators, researchers, governors, parents, community, and students are Leaders of Learning. Christine earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and Instructor at St. Mark’s College at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Christine remains connected to SFU as an Affiliate Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) and member of the Academic Council at the Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture, and Education (CIRCE). She is interested in Self and System Change. Her research in informed by her career in BC education, which includes 16-years as a secondary math teacher, 7-years as a school trustee, and 8-years in curriculum development. Christine is a LEARNER first. She is a reflective practitioner who engages experientially by “learning by doing.” Christine is a servant leader and contributes to her learning community on various committees.

University Northern British Columbia – School of Education

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Regular Term (August 2018 to July 2022)
Teacher Education and Graduate Studies


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Simon Fraser University – Educational Leadership (EdD)

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

Senior Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch, PhD
Dissertation completed in 2017

Descriptive Study Using Survey Methods

Link to Dissertation: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17485

Recent Posts

  • Remembering 9/11

    September 11, 2021 – 20 years later Gosh. I was looking for photos of NYC and the twin towers or ground zero and I stumbled onto this photo. I was married on July 21, 2001. I graduated from my Masters Degree on October 2001. In between was 9/11. Watching the footage on TV tonight is […]

  • It’s OK to Cry… Right?

    Weeks 77 and 78 – September 10, 2021 – What’s my value? I missed last week’s reflection because everything was parked so that I could get orientation for teacher candidates prepped. It’s not to say that what transpired today has inspired me to write this week’s pandemic reflection, but I definitely had the urge to […]

  • Shifting My Mindset

    Week 76 – August 27, 2021 – Fourth Wave is HERE You know… I thought about quitting the weekly pandemic blog, but NOPE. The fourth wave is here. Thank you delta variant and the deep desire to getting life back to what it was. I have to admit, not wearing a mask felt great. Being […]