Creativity in Education Consultant - Specializing in Multicultural Media Arts and Creative Capacity Building -- My professional background is in the Music/TV/Film industry as a Performer/Producer and Founder of Tribe of One, a national collective of Indigenous Artists. I've drawn on these experiences to produce creative projects, courses, and resources to help educators engage and empower their students.
Mentorship and Project Based Learning -- I specialize in producing week-long multimedia creative development projects that involve the entire school and allow students who are gifted differently to succeed and excel at the same time. -- Multimedia, Songwriting, Slam Poetry, Filmmaking
Nominated for the Making a Difference Award, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 2009 -- House of Commons Letter of Recognition - Judy Wasylycia-Leis, Member of Parliament, Winnipeg, North, 2009 -- Winner of The Spirit of Canada: Poetry, Spoken Word and Singer/Songwriters' Contest, 2011, Victoria, B.C.
Briercrest Schools, SK - Communications 1986/88 -- Camtek Institute of Technology, B.C. - Sound Engineering, 1992/93 -- University of Winnipeg, 2006 - Arts -- Art Institute of Vancouver, B.C. - 2014
I've produced albums, national theatre tours, TV shows, short films and travel videos from exotic locations around the world. I'm a published author, recording artist and slam poet. I've worked for some the biggest artists in the world like Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and on world-class productions like Rent and Beauty and the Beast. I've used these experiences, and the lessons learned to produce creative projects, courses, and resources to help educators engage and empower their students.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, World Language, French, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Music, Character Education, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Classroom Community