I enjoy my grandson, writing about issues important to Boomers, and others. I give workshops to senior groups on Health and Wellness issues that affect them. Boomers are not embracing the joys and challenges of age. I want to help Boomers redefine what retirement and aging means
Cosco Health and Wellness Institute September 2015 - at PresentThe Council of Senior Citizens Organization. of Canada. Health and Wellness Institute is a not profit that provides free health promotion workshops in BC, Alberta, and Newfoundland. We offer 43 workshops which focus on prevention and providing information on health issues that affect Seniors. I am on the review and training committee
Here are the top ten workshops we deliver:
Memory and Aging, Fraud and Scams, Personal Planning, Falls Prevention, Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Navigating Health Care, Wills, and Estates, Social Connectedness, Dealing with Stress, Staying fit at Home
Professional Associates January 1986 - June 2017Consulting on varies issues surrounding retirement and life planning
MAGICAL GIFT IDEAS THAT WORK November 2015 - May 2017Magical Gifts: Ideas that work is an online store that carries everything from Apparel to Tablet cases. We carry the widest and deepest selection of T-shirts and other accessories, offers world-class custom printing options. We religiously track down the new, the hard-to-find and the best-of-quality. Magical Gifts: Ideas that work prides itself on being the quickest solution for all T-shirt and other accessories needs. We accomplish this by having state-of-the-art technology and a team of people ready to work for you.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society June 2006 - June 2014Served as a Board member and as an Executive member. Since 1972, SHARE, a registered, non-profit charity, has provided services to help connect, engage, and strengthen individuals and families in the Tri-Cities, Anmore, and Belcarra. SHARE’s services touch over 60,000 people in the Tri-Cities area annually.
Teacher and Helping teacher
Surrey School District September 1973 - September 2013Helping Teacher (District Staff) responsibilities included curriculum building and administrative responsibilities for Business, Education, Pre-Employment Programs, Career Development, Career Preparation and Work Experience programs . Teacher of Business Education, Art, Science, Math, Person Planning and Cooperative Education, English as a Second Language Learning Support Specialist. and Teacher on Call. I also served as a Department Head for Business Education, and Cooperative Education and Personal Planning
Area Chair Curriculum and Instruction
University of Phoenix September 2000 - December 2012Responsibilities include aiding the MAED Community Education Liaison officer in developing and maintaining relationships in the education community and to build the reputation of the MAED program in B.C. I also taught in the Masters of Education Program, the Masters of Business Administration Program and the Undergraduate degree program
Director of Education And Training
MicroSkill Solutions Inc October 1997 - January 1999Responsibilities included:
Development of the formatting, writing and layout of Training Manuals.
Creating lesson plans produced by the Company
Creating an Introduction to the Educational version of the Manuals
Creation and Delivery of a three-hour seminar for the introduction of Software
The delivery of six-hour training classes on the Software
Creation, writing and delivery of a Three Day Training Program for Training Partners
The creation, writing and editing six-hour training programs for all Products
Assisting the Company in the development of an Educational Links for the Web Page developed for the Company to market Products, Seminars and Training
Creating and following through on the development of a marketing strategy and training approach to educators.
Ministry of Education June 1995 - September 1996Responsible for leading curriculum writing teams that wrote the following curriculum Information Technology K to 7 Information Technology 8 to 12,, Applied Academics 11, Business Education. K to 7, Business Education 9 to 12, Law 12, and Economics 12
Masters of Educational Technology
1994 - 1996
(2 years) British Columbia
Simon Fraser University
1972 - 1973
(1 year) British Columbia
Bachelor of Economics and Commerce
Simon Fraser University
1965 - 1969
(4 years) British Columbia
43 years of teaching experience, working at high school, and junior high school, as well as experience at the District and Provincial level, give me an understanding of the needs of teachers and students.