Training Design

I design and deliver professional and playful training workshops and events based on participatory adult education methodologies. I have built my practice through an M.Ed in Adult Education and 15 years supporting community development work with social services. Here is my full CV.

Some recent highlights of my work:

  • Trained hundreds of public librarians around the world in the development and implementation of adult learning and community development programs through in-person and virtual training workshops with P2PU
  • Designed and hosted an experimental learning lab with Next Library, an international gathering for forward-thinking library professionals
  • Developed a curriculum to train local community organizers in the methods of Jane’s Walk, a global platform for free locally-led walking tours
  • Designed and facilitated courses and workshops for more than 400 front line staff, managers, and peer workers in Toronto’s community services sector as Training Coordinator with Toronto Drop-in Network

Here are some of the organizations I’ve worked with:

Public Libraries

  • Boston Public Library
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
  • Chicago Public Library
  • Greensboro Public Library
  • Kansas City Public Library
  • Kenya National Library Service
  • Los Angeles Public Library
  • Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
  • Toronto Public Library
  • Saint Paul Public Library
  • Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin

Municipalities and Associations

  • Bloorcourt Business Improvement Association
  • Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa
  • Junction Business Improvement Area
  • Halifax Regional Municipality

Universities and Research Groups

  • Carleton University (Department of Sociology and Anthropology)
  • Dalhousie University (School of Health and Human Performance)
  • The Institute for Circumpolar Health Research
  • University of Birmingham

Non-Profits and Networks

  • Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)
  • Sport Coaches Outreach (SCORE)
  • Jane’s Walk
  • Toronto Drop-in Network
  • Zambian Interfaith Network Group On HIV/AIDS
  • Daily Bread Food Bank
  • Hub Ottawa
  • Toronto Hostels Training Centre
  • St. Stephen’s Community House
  • Generation Squeeze
  • Civic Education Project