Jamie Covey

Instructor/Practicum Coordinator

Diploma (Early Childhood Education), Grant McEwan College; BA (Physical Education & Sports), University of Alberta; MA (Human and Social Development) University of Victoria

Jamie Covey has worked as a Child and Youth Care Professional for the past 20+ years in a variety of capacities including: school-based, day care, residential care, orphanages, and physical activity based programs. She has a particular interest in physical activity and sport for children & youth and continues to do collaborative research in this area. Jamie has been a contract instructor in the ECEC Programs at VIU since 2006 and has been the Child and Youth Care and Early Childhood Education and Care Practicum Coordinator since 2011. When not teaching she can be found in the outdoors trail running and hiking or working in her yard.