The Guelph Outdoor School started in recognition of a distinct need that I think that many of us recognize. I dedicate my life to this work.
Leading up to my role at GOS, I earned bachelor's degree in philosophy at the University of Western Ontario, and a post-graduate diploma in Education at University of Edinburgh. I worked as a primary teacher [grade 5 french] with the Upper Grand board, and then as the french teacher with Trillium Waldorf for one year. I’ve worked as a personal support worker with Trellis Mental Health (now part of CMHA), as staff with Kerry’s Place autism services, and with Special Friends in Hillsburgh, for adults with special needs. I served as a volunteer for Immigrant Services, Council of Canadians, and Wellington Watchers. I’ve taken teaching positions, with kids and adults, in Tanzania, Honduras, Scotland, and Germany.
I’ve served as director and instructor at The Guelph Outdoor School since it's inception in 2012. And I’m a Dad to two girls.