Advising and Support

Student Advisors provide the following services:

  • Process admission and readmission applications to all of undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Education
  • Assess transfer credit
  • Program advising
  • Process Registration Checks
  • Process Graduation Checks

If you have an inquiry specific to your program or academic record please contact an advisor by emailing

Current Education Students - Google 'Meet' Virtual Advising

20 Minute Appointments

Current undergraduate students can contact a Student Advisor via email for assistance at We also offer virtual advising appointments.

Education ESS Advising Appointment Calendar Form

Appointments must be booked a minimum of 24 hours in advance. You will receive a link prior to your appointment.

Please note that all appointment times are in Mountain Standard Time.

To book an appointment, you must be logged into your email account.

Current Undergraduate Education Students - Drop-in Advising

Student Advisors at the Education Student Services (ESS) office are available to meet with current undergraduate students in-person, on a drop-in basis for program advising, according to the following schedule: Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30 AM and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30 PM.

No appointment is necessary, and appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Student Advisors for Current Undergraduate Faculty of Education Students:


Kelsey Dawson (she/her)

Keyano Collaborative, BSc/BEd Augustana Combined Degrees & LGBTQ Student Advising 

Fun Fact: Kelsey is a black diamond downhill skier and owns the worst behaved cat of all time


Ryan Dean (he/him)

ICTS Bridging, Academic Advisement Advising, Varsity Athletes

Fun Fact: Ryan is a graduate of the University of Alberta, having played 5 seasons for the University of Alberta Golden Bears football team.

Megan McCaskill

Megan McCaskill (She/Her)

Teacher Education North Collaborative Program and Keyano Collaborative Program, Internationally Educated Teachers Diploma

Fun Fact: Megan is a graduate of the U of A and a current student in the Faculty of Education in the Masters program. When she isn’t studying, she crochets and listens to a lot of BTS.


Catherine Smythe (she/her)

Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) Academic Advising Team Lead


Fun Fact: Cathie competes internationally in eight ball pool and has a sassy schnoodle named Martha


Zara Williams (she/her)

BKin/BEd Combined Degrees, Academic Advisement Advising, Teacher Education North Collaborative Program and Keyano Collaborative Program

Fun Fact:Zara graduated from the University of Alberta and likes ice skating during the winter.

All other Student Services Assistants can also be contacted by email at