Shabot Obaadjiwan Course Gains Media Attention

Written by  Jeff Green A construction worker training course co-sponsored by the St. Lawrence College Employment Centre in Sharbot Lake and the Shabot Obaadjiwan First Nation, is wrapping up this week, and Chief Doreen Davis is pleased with the results. The 8 week course was designed for self identified indigenous youth (under 29) interested in […]

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CSC Commissioner Don Head to Address CLPI Graduates

St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement (CLPI) are celebrating the fourth graduating cohort from the Ontario Region of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) whose managers have completed SLC’s specialized Leadership for Managers training program. A special ceremony will be held on Friday, April 7 from 1pm to 4 pm in […]

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Workforce Development Solutions

Our vision is to help advance careers, businesses and our communities through workforce development solutions. We are dedicated to up-skilling employees and are focused on optimizing growth and revenue for organizations in Eastern Ontario. Our Employment Service program leverages technology platforms and services to connect job seekers with employers and offers funding grants and resources […]

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Roy van der Mull Earns Competent Communicator Recognition From Toastmasters International!

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We are pleased and excited to share that our facilitator Roy van der Mull has earned the Competent Communicator recognition from Toastmasters International! The Communication Program is a self-paced training program that helps participants improve their speaking skills in a club environment. To achieve Competent Communicator recognition, participants must complete a series of rigorous assignments that provide instruction […]

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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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