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Alice Ladner

Freelance Article Writer & Editor

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Location:London, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/aliceladner
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Alice J. Ladner
London, Ontario
e-mail: aliceladner@bell.net


EDUCATION

TESL Degree George Brown College - Toronto, Ontario
(Teaching English as A Second Language)

High School Diploma Streetsville Secondary School, Streetsville, Ontario


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

February 2008 to August 2010 – Administrator
Coalition of Nunavut DEAs (District Education Authorities)
Iqaluit, Nunavut

Responsibilities:
Coordination of Coalition meetings
Research, Analysis and Information Management
Communications

Drafting correspondence for the Coalition
Preparing press releases on Coalition initiatives and as
otherwise directed
Researching and preparing responses to changes
being made to the Nunavut Education Act
Developing and preparing a quarterly newsletter for the
Coalition
Preparing notes for the Coalition’s response to the
introduction of the proposed new Education Act.

Growing the Organization
Hiring and overseeing the work of an Administrative
Assistant for the Coalition
Planning and facilitating the Coalition Annual General
Meetings
Assisting in the planning and organization of a 3-day
Symposium/AGM in November 2009

General Management of Organization
Preparing Agendas for Coalition meetings, notifying
members, preparing and distributing all documentation.
Face-to-face meetings: booking flights and hotels,
calculating and preparing member honoraria and per
diem payments for members.
Facilitating meetings and taking Minutes.
Preparing Coalition Yearly and Monthly Budget
Reports.

Communications:
Preparing and distributing reports, newsletters, and
correspondence to all 26 District Education Authorities
across Nunavut.
Regular updates to the Coalition Chairperson.


February 2004 – Administrator
February 2008 Iqaluit District Education Authority (IDEA) Iqaluit, Nunavut

Responsibilities: Coordination of IDEA meetings
Research, Analysis and Information Management
Communications
Drafting correspondence on meeting results.
Preparing press releases concerning IDEA initiatives.
Researching and preparing new policies for IDEA
review and/or approval.
Developing and preparing a monthly newsletter.

Strategic Planning
Facilitating in the development of goals, budgets, facility
and transportation plans.
Implementing IDEA decisions.
Review and update existing policies and by-laws
Developing and maintaining positive relations with all
areas of government and agencies.

Day-to-day Administration
Maintaining all IDEA records, correspondence and
information in an up-to-date and systematic manner
Responding to wide range of inquiries (information
requests, use of facilities, etc.) as they arise, keeping
Chairperson advised and obtaining final approvals.
Coordinating and scheduling use of school facilities by
community groups, and ensuring payment received.

May 2001 – January 2004 TEACHER
Centre de langues international Charpentier
Hull, Quebec

Responsibilities: Teaching and helping adults to improve their writing abilities.


July 1999 – February 2001 - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Baucomm/Staigh and Green Communications
Ottawa, Ont.

Responsibilities: Conducting interviews
Conducted interviews and wrote articles for newsletter.

Editing and proofreading
For a variety of publications produced in-house (eg, annual
reports, bulletins, financial reports, instruction manuals,
brochures, etc.).

Researching information on the internet for articles.


1995 – 1999 OFFICE MANAGER
Sir Copy & Printer
Mississauga, Ont.

Responsibilities: Supervising customers’ files from set-up to final
product, including checking and approving film and final proofs.
Contacting clients to discuss any changes or problems.



ON-LINE COURSES OF STUDY

January 2009 – April 2009 CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Writing for Organizations – English 1005

February 2009 – April 2009 HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Strategic Planning for Non-Profit Organizations
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Editing