With a certificate in Disability Studies (Behaviour Studies Specialty) from Bow Valley College, James Knapp joined Third Academy as an Instructional Assistant to work with students in the Senior High division. He has a passion for helping students succeed, not just in academics areas, but social and personal development as well. Mr. Knapp is a master commercial chef and shares his knowledge and skills with students in Third Academy’s Foods courses. While on the high school extended study trip to Ontario in September 2019, Mr. Knapp was instrumental in ensuring students and staff had nutritious meals, including vegetables! Mr Knapp appreciates that Third Academy provides a supportive environment for students with special education needs and is proud to be a member of a team of professionals providing the supports these children so desperately require.