Collette - Steward of School Peace Programs
Collette has devoted her life to inspiring others. She advocates and
mentors for peace, spirituality and holistic awareness in education. Her
philosophy and vision aligns with ancient wisdom of our world’s greatest
peacebuilders. Called a soulful teacher, she is gifted with the ability to
see and nourish the inner spark that she believes fuels the passion and wisdom
in all of us. Through love and inspiration she encourages others to find
and follow the path of their own inner-wisdom. An enlightened speaker, she
touches the hearts of children and adults alike with insightful messages and
stories. As a personal and professional Life Coach, her clients reconnect
with their own life force enabling them to co-create and reclaim their
birthright gifts. Trained as an Open Space Technology facilitator,
Anne-Marie holds the space for common people regularly producing uncommon
a public school teacher, facilitator and educational leader for over 25 years in
NB and Manitoba, her innovative programs and teaching methods have attracted
local, provincial and national recognition. In 2004, Anne-Marie's
exceptional holistic and heart-centered programs led her to be nominated for the
Lieutenant Governor's Excellence in Education Award in Manitoba.
Currently an affiliate with Canadian Centers for Teaching Peace (CCTP), she is
co-developing a practical researched-based Framework for their School Peace
Education Program to be published in 2011. In addition, she is in the
process of co-authoring another book called The Power of Love in Holistic
Education: Fruits of Our Practice.
recently relocated to the Moncton area as CCTP was invited by the Moncton
Community Peace Centre board to join their local partnerships in advancing
her spare time, she enjoys walking in nature, reading, dancing, traveling,
cooking, meditating and learning Spanish.
December 11, 2010: Crandall University class; Cultural Literacy in Teaching
and Learning ED 6316.
December 8, 2010: The Moncton Community Peace Center Board Meeting
October 2, 2010: The 8th Annual Conference of the Peace and Justice
Studies Association, Menno Simons College and the Global College, Winnipeg,
September 27-29, 2010: 3rd year University of Winnipeg Faculty
of Education students
Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBAKLHszcjY (1 minute 26 seconds)
Some of her past accomplishments:
Classroom teacher, Salisbury, N.B. and Winnipeg, Manitoba
Student Services: Gifted Education, developed and implemented a school wide
program, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Student Services: Leader in the creation and implementation of an
award-winning school wide Recess conflict mediation program, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Student Services: Counselor, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Vice Principal: With a servant leadership attitude, co-created a school culture
of peace, collaboration and excellence, Winnipeg, Manitoba
District 01 School Readiness Coordinator, Dieppe, N.B. : Researched and
developed the early childhood program
Robert (Bob) Stewart oversees the strategic planning for new Centres for Teaching Peace and Peace Cafés.
Bob is a
Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Consultant by profession. He
has held many senior management positions in business and government over the
past 36 years. His passion for peace was ignited by his involvement in the
Rotary International convention that took place in Calgary in 1996. The
message that he heard was "peace is the most worthwhile cause, and you
should do something". Since that time, Bob has founded the Canadian
Centres for Teaching Peace and leads the Canadian Culture of Peace Program.
His peace website at www.peace.ca has
been ranked number 1 by Google with over 50,000 visitors per month, and he has
been referred to as "the foremost peace educator in Canada". In 2000,
Bob was the recipient of the YMCA Peace Award at the annual presentation in
recognized, as do others, that the Culture of Peace Program is on the threshold
of making a major impact pacifically, nationally and internationally, but is
currently lacking direction and capacity. He has devoted himself to using his
professional skills as a (general) manager and information manager to help
advance this 'direction and capacity' by founding the Canadian Centres for
Teaching Peace, the Canadian Culture of Peace Program, annual national and
provincial peace education conferences, and Peace Cafés.
joined Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace in 2002, after attending the first
Annual Conference on Peace Education in Canada when he started his second
university undergraduate degree.
Originally from a farm near Walkerton, Ontario, Rob resides in Hamilton, Ontario where he attended McMaster University for music, theatre & film studies, and peace studies.
Rob has assisted with the Annual Conferences on Peace Education in Canada over the years, first as a volunteer student and later as the facilitator and coordinator.
He is now the director of the first community Peace Café, Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.
Rob also is a professional web programmer and designer, having designed and programmed dozens of sites since 1997. More recently he has been working with clients in the civil rights and social justice fields, with such organizations as School of the Americas Watch, ONE DC, The Toronto-Niagara Bike Train Initiative, and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group.
Sada - Manager of the Yellowknife Centre
for Teaching Peace and Peace Café
Sada joined Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace in 2011. He is a Reiki Master. He is also one of only 70 living Tea Masters alive in the world.
Pictured is Elder Besha Blondin with our Yellowknife Peace Cafe Manager Sada.
[Please note: we are in the process of having all Moncton Centre for Teaching Peace related web site material translated into French. Assistance with translation would be greatly appreciated, if you know of anyone who might help. In the meantime, we apologize for any inconvenience. Translation will be available at meetings.]
[Attention: Nous sommes intéressé de traduire en français toute la documentation du site internet du Centre de l'éducation à la paix de Moncton. Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes qui voudraient nous rendre ce service. Entre temps, veuillez accepter nos excuses. Aux rencontres, un service de traduction sera offert.]