Deb Arden

Teachers - Aurora Program

403 343-1354 ext. 119
About Me


I teach in the Aurora program as well as at the Alternative School Centre. My specialties are science and math.  My hours are 8:30 - 3:30 and my email address is   By phone I can be reached at 403 343-1354 ext. 119

I have a B. Fine Arts in film making from Concordia University in Montreal, a B.Sc.  with a combined honours in chemistry and physics from Dalhousie University and a B. Ed. in science and math from Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax.

You never know where your life's path will lead you.   In addition to my 20 years of teaching I have been a radio DJ, a filmmaker, a bicycle courier, a waitress, a bartender, an NMR spectroscoper, a computer programmer, a cellist, a high school dropout and a three time university graduate.  I have helped students learn pretty much every course available from grade 8 to grade 12. Be open to your own potential. We want to help you get there!

"You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful."

-- Marie Curie, who was  the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize in 1903 for physics.  In 1911 she received a Nobel prize in chemistry becoming the first recipient of two Nobel prizes.