2002- Professor, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Graduate Studies and School of
Women’s Studies, York University.
2005 February- April. Visiting Scholar. University of Waikato, Hamilton, NZ.
1999-2003 Director, Graduate Programme in Education, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
July 2003/02/01/00 Invited Summer Institute Sessional Instructor. Graduate Programme in Education. Mt. St. Vincent University. Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1997-present Associate Member. Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
1995-1997 Associate Professor. Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.
Associate Faculty, Women's Studies Department, Faculty of Arts, Simon Fraser University
1995-1997 Co-ordinator. Master of Education in First Nations Education, Simon Fraser University, Prince Rupert Site.
1991-1995 Assistant Professor. Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.
1991 (June) Instructor. “First Nations Community and Social Services Planning.” University of British Columbia short course.
1990-1991 Instructor. Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.
1990 Curriculum Co-ordinator. Vancouver Historical Society. Developing and supervising development of materials for Early and Late Intermediate Social Studies based on Vancouver Historical Atlas charts.
1989 Curriculum Developer. Native Adult Education Research Centre, Salmon Arm.
1988-1989 Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of British Columbia: Educational Studies 425, Educational Anthropology (Multicultural Teacher Education Program); Educational Studies 428, Social Foundations of Education.
Graduate Research Assistantfor Dean Nancy Sheehan, Canadian Childhood History Project.
Instructor. Native Education Centre, Science and Health Careers Preparation.
1987-1988 Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of British Columbia:
Educational Studies 407, Social Issues in Education; Social Studies Education 322, Chilliwack Native Indian Teacher Education Program.
1987 Researcher. First Nations Federation of Adult Educators (and the Merritt Group).
Curriculum Developer. Science and Health Careers Preparation, Native Education Centre, Vancouver.
1986-1987 Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of British Columbia: Social Studies Education 322, Kamloops NITEP
Student Teaching Supervisor. University of British Columbia, Education 397/497.
Tutor. Aboriginal/First Nations students at UBC.
1984-1986 Sessional lecturer. University of British Columbia: Native Indian Teacher Education Program, Kamloops Centre. Co-ordinator.
Duties included: Sponsor teacher workshops; university liaison; student teacher seminars and supervision; academic, financial and personal counselling; centre administration; program development; public relations and recruitment.
1983-1984 Telecourse Tutor. Cariboo College: Biology 12 and G.E.D. Preparation. Part-time Instructor in Adult Basic Education Program.
Instructor. NITEP (UBC) Seminar for student teaching and practicum supervision.
1977-present Parent:. 3 children born 1977, 1980, 1982. (Career disruption and enhancement).
1976-1981 Sessional lecturer. University of British Columbia: Native Indian Teacher Education Program, Kamloops Centre (seconded from School District #24). Co-ordinator, as above, including serving as course director for Education 449, Education 465, Native Studies (UBC).
1976 (January) Teacher/Evaluator. Fish Lake Alternative School, School District #27
1970-1975 Teacher. School District #24, Kamloops, B.C. Biology 11 and English 8-12.
Degrees and Professional Qualifications:
1991 Ph.D. in the Social Foundations of Educational Policy. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Dissertation: Taking Control: Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education.
1986 M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. University of British Columbia. Thesis: Invasion and Resistance: Surviving the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
1970 Teaching Certificate (Science and English), University of British Columbia.
1968 Bachelor of Arts Majors: Zoology and English, University of British Columbia