Shad Carleton

Program Directors

Amanda Goth, BEd, MSc, GPC

University Secretary

Amanda’s (she/her) journey with Shad began in 2009 as a Program Assistant. She later became Assistant Program Director in 2020 for the Online Shad Antares Program. Amanda started as Program Director at Shad Carleton in 2021.

What draws her to Shad is her passion for teaching and science literacy. Every year she is excited to welcome sixty students on campus, showing them Carleton University, and her hometown.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Integrated Science and a Master of Science in Biology from Carleton University, as well as a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. In addition, she holds a Management Development Program for Women professional certificate from the Sprott School of Business, and a Governance Professionals of Canada Designation.

Amanda has been part of the Carleton community for nearly 20 years. First as an undergraduate and then a graduate student, she had many professional roles in the university such as Executive Assistant, Lab Coordinator, Teaching and Research Assistant and Manager for programs like Let’s Talk Science. Currently, she holds the position of the University Secretary at Carleton University and is responsible for the coordination of the Board of Governors, Senate and the Corporate Records and Archives. As University Secretary, Amanda provides a link between the governing bodies of the University to ensure a healthy culture of governance.

Amanda is an avid gardener, you can be sure to find her sprucing up the office with a variety of indoor plants or tending to her perennial and vegetable gardens at her Manotick home. Being an enthusiast of fiction and non-fiction books, she is always looking for book recommendations. Most recently, she has been exploring Latin and ballroom dance.

Alice Leung, B. Mus, B. Ed, OCT, ARCT

Faculty at St. Anne’s School

Alice (she/her) has worked with Shad Carleton since 2022 and looks forward to working with students who are passionate about learning every year. She is excited to be rejoining the team as the Assistant PD and bringing her musical side to campus!

Alice has a Bachelor of Music degree  in Music Education from the University of Toronto, where she also studied piano under the instruction of collaborative pianist and vocal coach Mia Bach. Through the Concurrent Teacher Education Program, she continued on to receive her Bachelor of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). She is a member of the Ontario Band Association.

Alice started her teaching career with the York Region District School Board in 2016.  In September of 2023, Alice  joined the faculty at St. Anne’s School in Aurora, where she uses her expertise to build a wind band program.  She continues to perform as a pianist and flautist with the Metropolitan Winds of Toronto. While not “musick-ing”, Ms. Leung is an avid fan of car karaoke, reading, and hiking.