Tiffany Poirier, M.Ed.

Tiffany 3Tiffany Poirier—a.k.a. the Inquiry Ninja—is a national award-winning teacher, author, speaker, gifted education specialist, and mom of three boys who believes that “every child has infinite gifts.”

A passionate advocate for inquiry-based learning and philosophy for children (p4c), Tiffany is the author and illustrator of the children’s critical thinking book Q is for Question: An ABC of Philosophy and a TEDxVictoria presenter with her talk on “The Power to Question”. Following nearly a decade teaching in gifted enrichment “Challenge Programs” in the Vancouver and Surrey school districts (grades 1-7) and receiving the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Tiffany has worked as Vice Principal in the Greater Victoria School District since 2015.

Tiffany also teaches professional development and academic enrichment courses online.  She is the creator of the “10-Step Personal Interest Project Framework” and the “The Teaching Coats Project”.

Tiffany holds a BA in Philosophy (UVic, 2004), a B.Ed. in Elementary Education (UBC, 2006), and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (UBC, 2012).

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