My qualifications:

  • Certified Career Development Practitioner from Douglas College
  • Certified Essential Skills Practitioner Trainer from Douglas College
  • Certified Provincial Instructor from VCC
  • Certified eLearning/Online Instructor from VCC
  • Bachelor in Pedagogy and Psychology from CUPEC (Venezuela)
  • Certificate in Community Economic Development from SFU
  • Certified Facilitator for Joanna Macy’s “Work that Reconnects” workshops
  • Certified Facilitator for “Awakening the Dreamer” Symposiums
  • Studies in: communication, HR, management, strategic planning, systems analysis, climate change, sustainability, disasters and community resilience,  cooperatives and psychological and mental First Aid

Other training includes:

  • Executive Certificate in Eco-psychology from Viridis Institute
  • Certificate in Eco-therapy from Earthbody Institute
  • Diploma in Ecovillage Design Education (includes Social Design, Ecological Design, Economic Design & Worldview) from Gaia Education
  • Certificate in Permaculture Design, Advanced Permaculture (Teachers’ Training) from Cascadia Permaculture and Conscious Design Collective
  • Organic Master Gardener from Gaia College
  • Currently completing Diploma in Advanced Urban Permaculture at Gaia College
  • Currently completing Diploma in Herbalism at Dominion Herbalism
  • Certificate in Emergency Management from JIBC
  • Certified (Red Cross) First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Trainer
  • Certified in Food Safety
  • Certified Food Skills for Families Trainer from Canadian Diabetes Association
  • 30+ years experience in various roles including teacher/facilitator/instructor, coach, designer, team leader, coordinator/manager, among others



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