New Westminster College Campus

Welcome to the Sprott Shaw New Westminster College Campus! For 17 years, the New Westminster campus has been proudly serving the community with a convenient location close to buses and minutes away from the SkyTrain station.

Our focus remains on providing effective training in high growth employments for our students where they go on to pursue careers as Practical Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Early Childhood Educators, Community Support Workers, Business Managers, Administrative Assistants, and Payroll Administrators.

This campus is also twice the winner of the Provincial Satisfaction Award and the recipient of the 2009 Chamber of Commerce New Westminster Business Excellence Award. Apart from the rewards won, this campus has one of the highest student referrals and one of the lowest attrition rates in British Columbia.

To reach the New Westminster campus directly, please call 604.337.1518.

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Meet Our New Westminster Instructors

Don G – Health Care Assistant (HCA)

As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), I have more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare field outside of Canada. In 2011, I began teaching at Sprott Shaw’s downtown campus in the Practical Nursing program. Since earning my Provincial Instructor Diploma (PID), I became a Health Care Assistant (HCA) instructor at the New Westminster campus and an HCA practicum placement coordinator for the Lower Mainland.

Fariba C – Practical Nursing (PN)

In Iran, I was a doctor of medicine where I worked in the health education department of a medical university, teaching medical students in clinics and overseeing the production of medical papers. After moving to Canada, I earned my Health Care Assistant (HCA) Diploma from Sprott Shaw. With over 6 years of teaching experience, I now focus on Anatomy & Physiology, personal care skills in the HCA program, and Biology Upgrading courses.

Sunny P – Business

I am able to draw on over 25 years of industry experience in various management positions and over 9 years of teaching experience in most business subjects. As a teacher and curriculum writer, I consider myself to be a life-long student, continuously researching on learning and teaching strategies. I have a university degree in engineering and 6 post-secondary qualifications in business management subjects that include marketing, computers, and foreign trade.

Danielle P – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

I have over 20 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) field and received my Early Childhood Education Diploma that includes infant, toddler, and special needs. Teaching since 2014, I eventually moved to Sprott Shaw’s New Westminster campus in 2017, where I became the lead ECE Instructor and Practicum Facilitator.

Rekha N – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

After attending boarding schools in India and Zimbabwe, I moved to Canada in 1988 where I was able to fulfil my dream of attending college. After completing my Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Associate Arts degree, I went on to earn my Master’s in Leadership and Human Development. In 2006, I went to Italy to train at the Reggio Emilia Early Learn Centers and received hands-on training from Lella Gandini.

Les C – Special Education Teaching Assistant (SETA)

I have over 10 years of teaching experience working with diverse groups of adults and children who require support. Some of this includes working as an instructor in the life-skills program for the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation and as an education assistant for the Burnaby School Board. I have also written curriculum for special needs students related to drama, cooking, critical thinking, money math, budgeting, and sexual health education.

Barbara L – Business

I have over 20 years of experience teaching in various private colleges and continuing education programs, specializing in teaching and writing business and computer courses. I am also engaged in the use of e-learning authoring software to enhance the student experience.

Patricia C – Practical Nursing

I have been working as a nurse in various setting from home care, community, long term care, acute care and medical/ surgical.  I started working at Sprott Shaw in 2019 and am excited to teach and share my knowledge with learners. In October 2019, I completed my Instructor Development Program and continue to work on professional development to enhance my work with the students.

Wendy G – Practical Nursing (PN)

I gained my qualification as a Registered Nurse in New Zealand. In Canada, I worked at Vancouver General Hospital for more than 20 years in a variety of acute care settings and worked for over 18 years at BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Clinic. During this time I became a certified Oncology Nurse with the Canadian Nurses Association administering Chemotherapy, Brachytherapy and worked in the Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

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* not all campuses offer all programs.

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