I have Bachelor degrees from the University of Waterloo, Queen’s University and a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto. Approximately twenty years ago, my family and I moved closer to Ottawa, Ontario and I continued with my teaching, then became vice principal and principal. I had the opportunity to serve as Principal of International Education for a publicly funded Ontario school board. In this role , I established partnerships with various agents and school administrators in Asia, Europe and South America. My own family has served as a homestay family and my children have studied offshore and taught in international schools. I have served as a part time professor at an Ontario community college. With his keen interest and vast experiences in international education, I am ready to serve students, parents, agents and other partners in our global community.
I have worked in Ottawa my whole life. I have Bachelor degrees from Simon Fraser University and the University of Ottawa. I have worked for the Ottawa Catholic School Board for 27 years. The first part of my career was spent working with students who have varying learning disabilities. In the last 17 years , I have been entrusted to guide thousands of students with course selections, post-secondary options, personal issues and mapping out possible career goals. I work with College Preparation International helping student athletes with SAT preparation in their pursuit of post-secondary options in the United States. My total adherence to a student-centered approach allows me to be very sensitive and responsive to individuals and to situations. Respect for self and for others is the cornerstone of my personal and professional philosophies. I am an excellent advocate for my students. My personal, people, and professional skills are exemplary. I am a most respected member of my community and I am anxious to serve those entrusted in my care.