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Phil Stinson
New Directions Driving School Instructor

Phil Stinson - BA Carleton University 1995

Owner/Operator - Since 2009
Lead Instructor

  • Basic Driving Instructor Certification (In-Vehicle), Algonquin College, Ottawa, 2008
  • Driving School Classroom Instructor Certification, Ontario Safety League, 2009

Prior instructional experience includes as an In-Vehicle BDE Instructor, Renfrew, and as an In-Vehicle Truck Driver Instructor, Ottawa for 6 yrs prior to the opening of New Directions Driving School in 2009.

Phil is a former professional driver, with an excellent driving record spanning over 30 years, and more than 5 million kilometres throughout North America.

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Tauney Stinson

Tauney Stinson

In-Car, In-class, and Online Instructor

Basic Driving Instructor Certification (In-Vehicle), Algonquin College, Ottawa, 2016

• Basic Driving Instructor Certification (In-Class), PDIO, Brampton, Dec 2020

Digital Teaching Certificate Program, Pre-Driver, Sept 2020

Prior instructional experience teaching English to students of all ages in Guangxi province, China from 2011 to 2016, as well as years of academic tutoring work. Tauney has driven motor vehicles in some of the most challenging parts of the world during her travels.

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