Part-time Instructor of Leadership, Advisor

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

  • 1960 – 1983 Teacher and Principal at Christian Schools and Public Schools in Guelph, Toronto, Hamilton,  Edmonton, and Fort McMurray.
  • 1984 – 1990 A “break” from education, learned a new trade and established a small music business.
  • 1991 – 1994 Enrolled in PhD program at Washington State University. Specializations: Reformation History, Cultural Anthropology, Community Studies, Educational Leadership.
  • 1994 – 2002 Superintendent at Mount Vernon Christian School, Mt. Vernon, WA
  • 2002 – Present Part-time Instructor and Advisor, Trinity Western University, MA Leadership & MA Educational Leadership

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership (Washington State 1994)
  • M.Ed. (Toronto 1970)
  • B.A. English and History (Queen's 1968)
  • Elementary and Secondary Teacher Certification (Hamilton Teachers College 1959-1960)

Recent Publications

Building School Communities: An Ethnographic Study of Educational Leaders, Classroom Covenants, and Community Ceremonies (Unpublished Dissertation 1994)

Expertise

  • Ethnography
  • Community Studies
  • Christian School Curriculum
  • Servant Leadership
  • Philosophy of Education