Lorna Keating

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

Location:Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
2 Skills

EXPERIENCE October 2012 Education, Culture & Employment Tulita, NT
Ready to Work North Facilitator
Sept. 2011 – May 2012 Southeast Regional College Moosomin, SK
Basic Education Instructor
? Instructed English, Life Transitions, Psychology, and Math
Sept. 2010 – March 2011 Our House Addiction Recovery Edmonton, AB
Addictions Counsellor
? Instructed life skills modules to client groups (assertiveness, stress and relaxation, budgeting, leisure, etc.)
? Facilitated group therapy sessions
? Counselled individual clients
Sept. 2008 – June 2010 Aurora College Inuvik, NT
Senior Instructor – Developmental Studies/Access Programs
? Provided academic and administrative leadership and coordination for the delivery of the Developmental Studies and Access Programs (Adult Basic Education, University and College Entrance Preparation, Social Work Access, Teacher Education Training Access, Nursing Access, Health and Human Services Access, Trades Access, and Caribou Outreach Centre)
? Acted as a liaison with other campuses and college programs including curriculum and program advisory committees
? Recruited, hired, supervised, and evaluated Developmental Studies instructors
? Developed partnerships and collaborative supports for the program and students
? Prepared and presented instructor orientation and other training sessions
? Dealt proactively and constructively with staff and student concerns
? Liaised with community organizations, agencies and stakeholders to build positive partnerships
? Monitored classroom instruction to assist instructors with effective instruction

2005 – 2008 Aurora College Aklavik, NT
Community Adult Educator
? Planned, organized, delivered, and evaluated educational programming for adults in the community through the Aklavik Learning Centre
? Carried out comprehensive and ongoing community needs’ assessments
? Directed the operation of adult education and training at the community level
? Performed administrative functions of the Aklavik Learning Centre
? Instructed in a variety of subjects
1981 – 2004 Keyano College Fort McMurray, AB
Academic Foundations Instructor
? Developed the curricula for a variety of English courses
? Designed and delivered an Addictions Studies course
? Instructed all levels of English and basic mathematics to Academic Foundations students
1995 – 1996 Keyano College Fort McMurray, AB
Acting Chairperson, Adult Basic Education Department
? Managed the budget for ABE Department
? Supervised and evaluated ABE instructors and teaching assistants
? Participated in the design and development of curricula
? Organized, planned, and chaired regular program meetings
Summer 2000 English Language Schools (ELS) Doha, Qatar
EFL Instructor
? Delivered English as a Foreign Language classes to small groups of Qatari male adults and teens including beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels
1980 – 1981 Carlton Trail Community College Wynyard, SK
Communications/Life Skills Instructor
? Instructed English from Literacy to Grade 12 level
? Facilitated Life Skills classes
? Served as Work Training Coordinator
1978 – 1980 LaRonge Community College LaRonge, SK
Basic Training and Skills Development (BTSD) Instructor
? Had sole responsibility for satellite upgrading programs at Southend (1978-79) and Weyakwin (1979-80) campuses
? Mentored a University of Saskatchewan Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) student

1988 University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK
Bachelor of Education
? Saskatchewan Standard ‘A’ Teaching Certificate, 1977
? Saskatchewan Professional ‘A’ Teaching Certificate, 1988
1999 University of Alberta Edmonton, AB
Addictions Studies Certificate
Summer 2001 Columbia College Vancouver, BC
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)
1982 Coteau Range College Moose Jaw, SK
Life Skills Coach Training

Former member of NWT Education, Culture and Employment/Aurora College English Placement Testing Committee
Former member of NWT Education, Culture and Employment/Aurora College English Curriculum Committee

2006 - 2008 Aklavik Crime Prevention Committee Aklavik, NT
1999 – 2004 RCMP Victim Services Advocate Ft. McMurray, AB

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