Prof. Pauline VanderVelde

Adjunct Lecturer in Education


Programs: Education


ETFO- AQ ESL (2013) Level I & II Secondary, English as a Second Language

CSTC (2010) Christian School Teachers Certification, Redeemer University, Ancaster, ON

B. Ed (1993) Geography, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
OCT (1993) – Ontario Certified Teacher

B. Kin (1991) Kinesiology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

B.A. (1991), Geography/History, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.


  • Teaching Geography (JI) (EDU-437)


Pauline VanderVelde has been teaching for Redeemer’s School of Education since 2016. While teaching at Hamilton District Christian High school she completed her CSTC at Redeemer University in 2010. Pauline taught at the International American School in Rabat, Morocco for one year, Trinity Christian School in Burlington for five years, and then entered HDCH in 2006 where she continues to teach today. Pauline has focused on interconnecting Redeemer’s School of Education candidates with the classes she teaches at HDCH to enhance the learning goals and course objectives. She is an advocate for social justice which is evident in the PBL projects completed at HDCH, initiatives developed through the WATCH group at HDCH and her involvement within the community. 

Pauline lives north of Carlisle with her husband Ed and their three children. Their eldest son graduated from Redeemer in 2018 from the School of Business. As a family, they love to travel, spending time exploring God’s creation while hiking, spelunking, snorkeling, and touring both local and international regions around the world.

Research Interests

Education Interests

Pauline has led a mission trip to Haiti with Mission of Hope and an educational mission trip with EduDeo to Nicaragua. She chaperoned a cultural exchange trip through Beijing, Shanghai and Mongolia and three history trips focusing on World War I & II through Germany, Holland and France. Pauline is on the Board of Directors for Vocate, Educators Group for the next four years (2021-2025).