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

  • 2018-present Assistant Professor, University of Northern British Columbia
  • 2015-present Sessional Instructor, St. Mark’s College at UBC
  • 2010-2019 Educational Consultant, Christine Younghusband
  • 2016-2018 Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University
  • 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, 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

SERVICE / LEADERSHIP

  • 2020-present – BC Teacher Education Network – Communication Lead
  • 2020-present – President’s Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • 2020-present – Pedagogy Visioning Committee at UNBC
  • 2020-present – Office of Indigenous Initiatives Pedagogy Committee
  • 2020-present – Learning Management System Advisory Committee
  • 2020-present – Institute for Public Education Board of Directors
  • 2020-present – Steering Committee of Senate (SSC) at UNBC
  • 2020-present – Senate Committee on Curriculum and Calendar (SCCC)
  • 2019-present – UNBC Faculty Senator (CASHS/FHHS)
  • 2018-present – CIRCE Academic Council at SFU
  • 2013-present – #BCEdChat Co-Moderator on Twitter (BCEdChat)
  • 2018-present – CSELP Affiliated Scholar at SFU
  • 2018-present – Education Canada Magazine Editorial Board
  • 2011-2019 – BC Association of Mathematics Teachers Executive Committee

UNBC SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (August 2018 to Present)

  • 2021-present – Chair of the B.Ed. Advisory Committee
  • 2020-present – B.Ed. Coordinator, UNBC School of Education
  • 2020 and 2021 – B.Ed. Orientation, Academic Lead
  • 2020-present – M.Ed. Supervisor (Portfolio; Special Education)
  • Courses Taught: EDUC 342, EDUC 360, EDUC 370,
    EDUC 394, EDUC 405, EDUC 431, EDUC 490, EDUC 491,
    EDUC 592, EDUC 601, EDUC 639
  • 2020-2021 – UNBC School of Education Ad Hoc Committee Chair
  • Practicum Mentor / Practice Evaluator for EDUC 490 and EDUC 491
  • Chair of the Ad Hoc School of Education Policy Committee
  • Member of the B.Ed. and M.Ed. Redesign Committees
  • Academic Lead for M.Ed. Leadership Specialization
  • Faculty Sponsor of the UNBC Education Club
  • Graduate Studies – Academic Supervisor & Committee Member
  • SEGA – Supporting Education Graduate Advancement
  • Evaluated B.Ed. and M.Ed. Admissions Applications
  • Supervised and evaluated M.Ed. Comprehensive Exams

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

  • BC’s Curriculum – Math K-9 Curriculum Development Team
  • First Nations Education Steering Committee – Math Teachers Guide
  • Open BC – Ministry of Education – Focussing on Math Competencies
  • UNBC School of Education – Redesigned B.Ed. Teacher Education Program
  • UNBC School of Education – Redesigned M.Ed. Leadership Program

GOVERNANCE

  • 2019-present UNBC Faculty Senator
    • From the College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences (2019-2021)
    • From the Faculty of Human and Health Sciences (2021-present)
    • Senate Committee on Curriculum and Calendar (2020-present)
    • Steering Committee of Senate (2020-present)
  • 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