About Us

Mickael Costa


Letter of Reference Centre Culturel Francophone Okanagan

Mickael Costa is a BC certified teacher with over 20 years of experience in teaching in Elementary Schools and as a French tutor. He earned a Bachelor of Psychology and a Bachelor in Education from the University of Ottawa. In his free time, he loves to read, explore the world, arts and watch documentaries.


Tay Tay

Tay Tay has worked as an Entrepreneur & Sales Professional for over 20 years. Along with her Education in Business, Fine Arts and Astrophysics, she continues to receive strong support and accolades from politicians, health care workers, industry partners, alliances, and friends for her work in the Health Sector. In 2006/2007, the University of Manitoba presented her with the Gissur Eliasson Memorial Scholarship in recognition of excellence.

In addition to being a mother and having an autistic son, Tay is CEO of a Charity for Terminally Ill Children and loves working with children and helping them cope with their health issues.

Tay is also the founder of VRGaming4U.ca, a Virtual Reality Gaming Tech Company in Burnaby B.C.


Allison Cosby

Allison is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who works in private practice in Kelowna, British Columbia. She earned her Master of Education in Counselling from the University of Northern British Columbia. Allison helps people with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, stress, and life transitions. In her free time, she loves to read, camp, ski, travel, and spend time with her friends and family.



Lidia is a Grade 7 student who loves to read and is passionate about animals. She writes an article  about awesome animals in each issue of our magazine. She also dreams of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon.  Her favorite quote is: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela


Jim Gillett

Jim Gillett is a retired teacher-librarian.  He spent 30+ years working in library environments from K-University.  His favourite school pastime was finding stories that hooked K-6 kids on reading.