I am a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.
I hold a PhD in Educational Leadership and a Master of Arts in Spanish from the University of Calgary. I completed my B.A. (Hons) at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Teaching and Educational Leadership Experience
My teaching career began in 1994. I began teaching Spanish to university students. I have been teaching in the Werklund School of Education since 2012. I mainly teach graduate-level research courses and courses on Leadership, Policy and Governance.
I have also worked as in educational administration in various capacities including management, program development, program and practice evaluation and consulting. I have hands-on experience in the fields of English as an Additional Language, modern world languages, educational technology and community development.
International Professional Experience
An experienced consultant and speaker, I have engaged organizations and educational leaders in a seven different countries (Canada, U.S., Mexico, Honduras, Cuba, Spain and the U.K.). This work has included professional talks, scholarly research dissemination and interactive workshops. I have also worked as an educational consultant on dozens of projects in several countries.
In 2016, I was among an elite group of educators, industry leaders and government officials invited to The White House for the Technology in English event.
I have published articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, peer-reviewed conference proceedings, book chapters, books and a variety of other kinds of articles.
I have lived in the U.K. and studied in Spain and travelled throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.