Arts in Education Consultant Specializing in Creative Development Mentorships & Creative Literacy -- Professional Slam Poet, Songwriter & Author Creative Director for the national artist collective, Tribe of One I teach slam poetry to thousands of students in schools across Canada each year, and produce my best material into courses and resources for fellow educators.
Slam Poetry is a very collaborative. Lessons start with group interaction and lead into individual writing followed by students performing (slamming) their poetry in front of the class.
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 College, SK, 1986/88 -- Camtek Institute of Technology, B.C.1992/93 -- University of Winnipeg, 2006/07 -- Art Institute of Vancouver, B.C. 2014
Featured on 12 international CDs including a Slam Poetry album featuring Janet Rogers, Victoria's Poet Laureate. Author of Four Homeless Millionaires - How One Family Found Riches By Leaving Everything Behind I produce courses & resources that help educators engage and empower their students.