Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Education 2017 – SFU Educational Leadership
  • Master of Education 2001 – SFU Curriculum and Instruction
  • Bachelor of Education 1994 – UBC Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Science 1993 – UBC Chemistry Major, Math Concentration

CERTIFICATES

  • BC Professional Teaching Certificate – September 1994 (active)
  • UBC Reconciliation Through Aboriginal Education – November 2017
  • UBC Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) – June 2017
  • SFU Certificate in University Teaching & Learning (CUTL) – October 2011
  • SFU Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – August 2011

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 2010-present Lead Learner & Educational Consultant, Christine Younghusband
  • 2016-present Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University
  • 2015-present Sessional Instructor, St. Mark’s College
  • 2014-2017 Research Assistant, SFU Faculty of Education
  • 2015-2017 St. Mark’s College Continuing Education Workshop Facilitator
  • 2013-2016 Math K-9 Curriculum Development Team, BC Ministry of Education
  • 2014-2015 Program Assistant, Community Resource Centre’s Progress Plan
  • 2011-2013 Site Assistant, SFU Master of Education Program
  • 1994-2010 Secondary Math and Science Teacher, School District No.46

LEADERSHIP

  • 2018-2020 Affiliated Scholar
    • Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP)
  • 2013-present Co-Moderator
    • #BCEdChat on Twitter (@BCEdChat)
  • 2011-present Executive Committee Member
    • BC Association of Mathematics Teachers (BCAMT)

GOVERNANCE

  • 2014-2018 SD46 (Sunshine Coast) Board of Education
    • School District No. 46 Policy Committee Chair
    • Sunshine Coast Regional District Transportation Committee Liaison
    • Sunshine Coast Regional District Joint Use Committee Member
    • School District No.46 Education Committee Chair
    • BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) Representative
    • Sunshine Coast Regional District Policing Committee Liaison
    • West Sechelt Elementary Parent Advisory Committee Liaison
    • Davis Bay Elementary Parent Advisory Committee Liaison
    • Standing Committee on Provincial Curriculum Member
  • 2013-2018 Sunshine Coast Community Futures Board of Director
    • Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee Chair
    • Executive Committee Member
    • 2018 Volunteer of the Year – Recognized Provincially and Nationally
  • 2016-2017 BC School Trustees’ Association (BCSTA) Board of Directors
    • BCSTA Legislative Committee Board Liaison
    • Trustee Curriculum Ad Hoc Committee (Trustee Learning Guide)
    • Vancouver Island School Trustees’ Association Branch Board Liaison
  • 2015-2016 BC School Trustees’ Association (BCSTA) Board of Directors
    • BCSTA Education Committee Board Liaison
    • Vancouver Island School Trustees’ Association Branch Board Liaison
  • 2015-2016 Self-Employed Women’s Network (SEWN) – Sunshine Coast
    • Board of Directors, Vice-President and Secretary
    • Founding member of the Self-Employed Women’s Network
  • 2014-2015 BC School Trustees’ Association (BCSTA) Board of Directors
    • BCSTA Education Committee Board Liaison
    • Metropolitan Branch Board Liaison
    • Northwest Branch Board Liaison
  • 2011-2014 SD46 (Sunshine Coast) Board of Education
    • School District No.46 Education Committee Chair
    • SD46 District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) Liaison
    • Sechelt Indian Band Liaison
    • Halfmoon Bay Elementary Parent Advisory Committee Liaison
    • West Sechelt Elementary Parent Advisory Committee Liaison
    • BCSTA Education Committee South Coast Branch Representative
    • Standing Committee on Provincial Curriculum representing BCSTA

PRESENTED AT:

  • Hawaii International Conference on Education 2018 3 presentations
  • TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – Imagine – ALIGNMENT
  • IGNITE35 2017 – Mixed Tape – SING – Professional Learning
  • EDvent2017 – Better than Pho (re: professional learning)
  • Learning Forward 2016 – Learning Experiences of NMSST
  • Learning Forward 2016 – School Trustee Information Sources
  • BCAMT Fall Conference 2016 – Tribute to Susan Point
  • BCATML Fall Conference 2016 – Twitter for Teachers
  • COTA Summer Institute 2016 – BC’s New Curriculum
  • St.Mark’s College Summer Institute 2016 – BC’s New Curriculum
  • SD54 PD Northern BC, BCAMT – Math Embedded
  • Sechelt Rotary Club – BC’s New Curriculum
  • Literacies for Learning – BCAMT – Math Embedded 
  • St. Mark’s College School Workshops – BC’s New Curriculum
  • IGNITE 35 – My Pedagogical Journey
  • IGNITE: Sharing Our Stories – Running for Mayor
  • UBC Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium – Math Embedded
  • SFU Faculty of Education Summer Institute – Dissertation
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education – Dissertation
  • BC School Trustees’ Association AGM – Concurrent Session
  • Catholic Independent School Vancouver Archdiocese – AFL
  • School District No.36 (Surrey) – Assessment for Learning
  • School District No.41 (Burnaby) – New Curriculum
  • School District No.46 (Sunshine Coast) – Math Embedded
  • School District No.48 (Sea to Sky) – Assessment for Learning
  • School District No.73 (Thompson) – Assessment for Learning
  • First Nations Education Steering Committee – Spirit Canoe
  • BC Association of Math Teachers Fall Conference – AFL
  • Northwest Mathematics Teachers Conference – AFL
  • BC Teachers’ Federation New Teachers’ Conference – AFL
  • SFU EGSA Education Without Boarders – Dissertation
  • SFU EGSA Seminar Series – Dissertation
  • SFU EGSA Think Now! – Dissertation
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