February Teacher of the Month: Mr. Gord Markus

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February’s teacher of the month is Gord Markus. Gord has over 28 years as a Small Engine and specialized Marine Technician. He holds an Apprenticeship Certificate of Qualification as a Marine Mechanic and is a graduate of the Teacher of Adults certificate program from Sir Sanford Fleming College. Gord has been providing learning opportunities for […]

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Facilitator of the Month: Roy van der Mull

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Entrepreneurship Roy van der Mull is founder of VDMA Training and Consulting Inc., a learning organization that assists you and your company to be more productive, efficient and profitable in your work and private life. As an adult educator and business coach, he has 30 years’ experience in facilitation and training, financial management, business ownership […]

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Workforce Development Initiative

December Performance Tip

December’s Leadership Tip: Be aware of the current workforce landscape. We are enhancing our Career & Placement Centre so that it is aligned with the needs of over 4500 regional employers. We at St. Lawrence College are developing career ready graduates, and in so doing are an engine for regional economic development. Through our Corporate […]

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Featured Instructor/Facilitator: Lori Veltkamp

Program: Mental Health First Aid and ASIST training A dean’s list graduate as a Social Services Worker, Lori furthered her career with certifications as an instructor/facilitator in Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Master, Self-Abuse Finally Ends, Suicide Bereavement and NAMI Family to Family Education. Since March of 1999 Lori has been […]

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Managers Can Foster Productivity Through Considered Engagement

The workplace is less happy than ever. New evidence from Gallup suggests that employee engagement is at an historic low. How should we respond to this challenge? We know managers are a crucial element regarding employee wellness and employee engagement – in fact managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement- […]

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Facilitator Spotlight: Gary Spencer

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As the Principal Consultant with GT Spencer & Associates and part-time teacher with St. Lawrence College, Gary brings 35 years of safety experience in various fields including construction, heavy steel manufacturing, food services, and logistics & distribution. He currently provides training in several areas, including WHIMS, Confined Space Awareness, Scaffolding and Ladders, Occupational Health and […]

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Kingston Kickstart Your Career

St. Lawrence College is excited to present our new program called Kingston Kickstart Your Career. This program is designed to assist youth obtain career-related work experience by providing a financial incentive to employers and organizations who hire and help youth transition into the labour force and gain skills. The program participant will be 30 years […]

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Program Developer and Facilitator Expands the Spring Farm

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St. Lawrence College’s program developer and facilitator practices what she teaches. Jenny Spring developed an innovative college-level organic gardening course that is targeted towards inmates at Beaver Creek. “It’s a three week class and they get a college credit for it,” says Spring. “They are really into it. They are starting tomato plants indoors that they’ll […]

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Supply Chain & Logistics Techniques Certificate Program Announced

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Supply Chain and Logistics Techniques

Join the fastest growing sector of Eastern Ontario’s economy. Companies in the supply chain sector are investing in Cornwall, Brockville, and Kingston and need qualified individuals to help them grow. Learn the skills you need to succeed in this exciting field. This program is designed to introduce students to all aspects of the supply chain […]

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Canada-Ontario Job Grant

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Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government. The Job Grant will provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It will be available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to […]

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