Manfred J. von Vulte B.A., B.ED., M.A., OCT is the published author of numerous articles, as well as three children's works, a history book, and an educational guide on the use of comic books and experiential learning for parents and teachers. Manfred has been teaching for over twenty years, and recently joined the Durham Catholic District School Board in 2017. He created and runs the Animation Studio and Comic Book Club at St. Leo Catholic School in Brooklin. Manfred often volunteers his time to work with reluctant writers and readers for schools in Toronto. He is the Director of the Comic Book Project Canada and was featured on the Space Channel and the Global Television Network.
Distinguished Catholic Educator Award 2019,
by St. Leo Catholic School (D.C.D.S.B.)
Matthew J. Johnson B.A., B.ED., OCT is a new teacher specializing in English and History at the intermediate and senior levels. After graduating from Queens University’s Faculty of Education he spent two years teaching overseas in London, England. Upon returning to his home country of Canada in August 2018 he joined the Durham District School Board as an occasional teacher where he is currently employed. Matthew has always found ways to engage students by injecting his passion for comics and superheroes into the curriculum. As a young man comic books inspired him to read as much as he could; something he hopes to inspire in the youth of today with the Comic Book Project Canada.