have been involved with educational development in higher
education for over 20 years, in a variety of settings, including
working at the the University of Guelph since 1998. I currently
work as the Director of Teaching Support Services.
I worked as a social worker, helping those with barriers to
the workplace to overcome them through personal and professional
development as well access to technological and access tools.
philosophy of my work, be it as an educator or as a social
worker, can best be summarised as follows:
every opportunity for success, including the opportunity NOT
Key Professional Accomplishments
Current Research Projects
• Rewarding Community-Engaged Scholarship: Towards the Transformation of University Policies & Practices (http://cescholarship.ca)
•The Experience of Teaching in the First-Year Seminar Program (with Professor Jacqueline Murray)
• Institutional Teaching Quality Indicators in Ontario
• Volunteer for the Guelph Comedy Festival (2011-12), Stonehenge Therapeutic Community (2009) and the Guelph Jazz Festival (2005-2012)
• Grand Prize Winner of Ed Video
24-Hour Film Festival (2006)
• 2nd Place
(Civilian Male) in Emergency
Services Adventure Race (2006)
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Guelph , Ontario N1G 2A4
"Tomorrow's illiterate will not be the man who can't read; he will be the man who has not learned how to learn."