Workshop History

Selected Workshop & Teaching History

Workshop History

Nel-Breuning Schule: 2010, 2009, 2006; Heusenstamm, Germany.

– Adolf-Reichwein Gymnasium: 2010;  Heusenstamm, Germany.

•  Temple Shalom: 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kits Neighbourhood House: 2010; Vancouver, British Columbia.

– Kathe Kollwitz Schule: 2009; Marburg, Germany.

• December, 2009: Jewish Historical Society, Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Vancouver Storytelling Festival, February, 2009; Vancouver, British Columbia
• Hospital Employees Union, Women’s Conference, May 2008; Burnaby, B.C.
• Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia, March 2008; Vancouver, British Columbia
• Smithers Public Library: August, October 2007;
Smithers, British Columbia
• Shadbolt Centre for the Arts: 2006; Burnaby, British Columbia
• Langara College (inservice training for Langara College instructors on integrating narrative into their teaching): 2004; Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Victoria Storytelling Guild (workshop entitled “From Text to Telling”): 2003; Victoria, British Columbia.
• Vancouver School Board (inservice training for elementary teachers on the use of storytelling in the classroom):2003; Vancouver, British Columbia.
• English as a Second Language Outreach Department, Vancouver Community College (workshop for instructors of adult E.S.L. students on storytelling to enhance language fluency): 2003; Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Yukon Storytelling Festival (workshop on forgiveness and reconciliation): 2002; Whitehorse, British Columbia.
• B.C. Teachers Federation Social Justice Conference (storytelling and social justice): Richmond, British Columbia; November 2001.
• B.C. Correctional Institution for Women (teaching storytelling to inmates): 1996; Burnaby, British Columbia.
• Metropolitan Toronto Library System (workshops for librarians on accessing and telling Jewish stories):1993; Toronto, Ontario

Teaching History
• Lanagara College, Continuing Education: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005; Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Telling the Stories of Our Culture: 2003; Strathcona Elementary School, Vancouver, British Columbia. (Funded by an Ed May Social Justice Grant, B.C. Teacher’s Federation.)
• Artist in Residence Program, Vancouver School Board, (teaching storytelling to classes): 1997 – 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Elementary English as a Second Language, Elementary Learning Assistance: 1981-1988; Queensbury Elementary School, Queen Mary Elementary School; North Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Secondary Learning Assistance, English literature: 1976-1980; Balmoral Junior Secondary School, North Vancouver, British Columbia.
• Secondary Learning Assistance, Social Studies: 1974-1976; Garibaldi Secondary School,
Maple Ridge, British Colombia.