Deb is an award winning teacher with a BA from Lakehead University. She holds a teaching certificate from Toronto Teacher’s College and an Associate Teaching certificate from Conservatory Canada (ACCM). Deb was a Special Education Specialist who taught for the Lakehead District Catholic School Board for many years. She has had students from Lakehead University, as well, many who have placed first in practical piano exams within the province of Ontario. Many of her students have also placed first in the Thunder Bay Music Festival.