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Selma Smith

Director of Instruction

Selma has taught at the elementary, middle, secondary and post-secondary level both locally and internationally.  She has worked as an elementary school Vice Principal and District Principal prior to joining Surrey School District. Selma currently serves as a Director of Instruction in our district's Continuous Learning Department.  Currently, Selma is a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership and Policy through the University of Kansas.


Marco Espinoza

EA Instructor, Practicum Supervisor

Espinoza has taught at the elementary, secondary and postsecondary levels. He has been an instructor and researcher at SFU's Faculty of Education. He has served as principal of an independent school and program director of a business college. In addition, Espinoza has been involved in District Review Committee and District Administration Screening Committee for the Burnaby School District.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications
  • Master of Education, Education Leadership
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Education & Curriculum


Elnaz Araghi

EA Instructor, Practicum Supervisor


  • Former College Instructor
  • Former Learning Design Consultant
  • Former Secondary School Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Master of Education, Curriculum Studies

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