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					                                 DREW STERLING

                      604 Harmony Ln. , Pleasantville , CA 94588
                    925.555.1234 ·



 ive, well- grounded and respected professional offering a productive career steering
tive adult multi-site, education programs within large scale public education systems.
esses entrepreneurial insight and fiscal prudence to produce a well-balanced service
nuum. Fosters excellent management principles and training rapport with individuals from
vels, cultures and backgrounds. Acknowledged throughout career for employing clear
s, standards, and integrity to the mix of leadership and decision making. Organizes, executes
monitors programs with a strong, long-term ROI. Core competencies include:

gram/Curriculum Development                 · Project Management

iness Development                           · Needs Analysis & Change Management

hnology Savvy                               · Budgeting & Cost Containment

ent Acquisition & Retention                 · Strategic Alliances & Networking
cies & Procedures                           · Presentations & Training
tical Marketing Initiatives                 · Community & Media Relations

porate Communications                       · Administration & Reporting
 uest for Proposals & Bids                  · Service & Program Start-Ups

                          QUALIFICATIONS IN ACTION

 oe County District School Board (SCDSB) - SCDSB is one of Ontario's largest public
ation systems, with 7 Adult Learning Centres, 92 elementary and 16 secondary schools
ng 76 000 individuals each year.
                                                                                2004 - Present
oe County District School Board, Barrie, Ontario

pted this appointment after long-standing leadership excellence in adult (18 – 65 years)
ation programming and operations. Team with Principal and one other VP, provide
 grounded infrastructure support to six Learning Centres located throughout the County,
20,000 adults accessing 35 Career Training, High School, International, IT Certification
 ams. Granted a tight $5M budget. Challenged to operate under a zero cost to the Board,
 ing revenue-generating practices are crucial for self-sufficiency. Collaborate with and
ort seven Site Managers, with a subsequent 40- member workforce.

novatively structured a host of profitable initiatives. Accessed previously untapped to
nd revenue base to forge strategic alliances and formalized partnerships with a HRSDC and
t of local agencies.

rganizational and time management capabilities seamlessly execute all accountabilities for
evening and summer school classes. Oversee multiple, overlapping programs at each
 us location and at off-site locales. Balance the administrative, funding proposals, b udgeting,
eting, staffing, logistics, public relations, and records maintenance functions.

a joint venture with The Catholic School Board, awarded the bid to run the Employment
urce Centre (ERC) for under-employed adults within two county locations.

pproached and received approval to offer in-house ESL and Basic Literacy Skills instruction
sino Rama, a contract worth $75K each academic year.

 ught and secured a formalized agreement with Georgian College, The Province of Ontario,
Local 183 Brick and Stone Mason for Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. Gained top
h results for this comprehensive program format with trade-specific literacy and math
cations, co-op placement, high school credits all within a 15-pupil congregated class.

eightened branding efforts by rewriting and unifying all print and online marketing

 aximize earnings by offering customized and quality training to corporate and community
nizations via The Centre for Training and Development arm. Proprietary plans reflect
 nt marketplace needs, and are delivered as corporate training courses and professional

elentlessly uphold a business development mindset to cement operational sustenance. On
 for developing a Newcomer Welcome Centre to capitalize on the Visa fee-paying student
et. Recognized a niche opportunity to open a Learning Centre within Canada 's first
tized adult correctional facility.
E PRINCIPAL                                                                      2002 - 2004

 ngwood Collegiate Institute, Collingwood , Ontario

 ted to provide strategic leadership and guidance to a staff of professional employee base of
cluding regular classroom teachers, custodians, EAs, Supply Teachers, office personnel, and
dent population base of 1360. Built positive working relationships with support staff,
nistrators, parents, paraprofessionals, students and the community. Oversaw the off- site
native Learning Program for 35 at-risk students. Authorized and reviewed report cards and
her external written communications.

ccountable for Human Resource functions including the conducting behavioural interview
ess, teacher performance appraisals as required by The Ministry of Education, and
 rship and programming for teaching staff. Nationally, fulfilled mentorship duties with York
ersity candidates in the Principal Training Program through on- line discussions.

 npointed programming to address issues such as character education, safe schools, pathways
 ccess and high school transition measures.

nforced the full scope of the Code of Conduct policies as required by SCDSB. Upgraded the
ty’s moral tone by initiating Anti-Bullying and Character Education Campaigns.

eformatted staff and department meetings by utilizing the more efficient Smart For Life

  unched a textbook return campaign, recovering $10K worth of formerly unaccountab le

MINISTRATIVE SITE MANAGER                                                        1999 - 2004

 Learning Centre, Barrie Campus, Barrie , Ontario

moted to oversee the organization and operation of the Barrie Adult Learning Centre serving
 + students in a city of 126 000 with an annual growth rate of over 5%. Partnered closely
 VP to create a positive and client-centred learning environment within financial parameters.
  loped and nurtured community-based partnerships with business and industry. Provided
 ht and strategy for proposal writing to secure Board funding for customized training
  am delivery. Recruited, interviewed, mentored and evaluated a 40- member unionized,
 unionized and contracted staff. Coordinated the Board’s Central District’s day, night and
mer school programming. Created impact-rich marketing documentation.

xplained and advised regarding all Ministry of Education and Training and regionally
rated program offerings with individuals, business, industry and other government sectors.
ramming included Literacy & Basic Skills, English as a Second Language, Personal Support
ker, Cisco Networking Academy , High School Diploma Credits, Correspondence Courses,
puter General Interest, Microsoft Office User Specialist, and Customized Corporate
 ing opportunities.

rengthened the unit’s community presence. Hosted numerous public relations events.
 red to HRSDC guidelines and properly costed proposals to safeguard acceptance and

 oactively founded and maintained winning relationships with neighbouring school boards,
 gian College , Ontario Works, HRSDC, apprenticeship officers, local employers, and media

enerated and delivered dynamic and informative presentations to educators, high school
 nts, conferences, continuing education administrators, military personnel, social services
 and adults seeking educational upgrading or retraining.
xercised intuitive financial responsibility working with spends from $1K to $500K.

 ONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER                                                            1990 - 1999

ner Collegiate Institute, Stayner , Ontario

 ned initially to deliver curriculum for subjects ranging from grade 9 to OAC. Flexible
 set taught in five departments. Participated in subject leader meetings for Accounting &
 eting, World Issues, Entrepreneurship, Computers, and Science and Geography.
 porated technology into program delivery.

ontributed to extra-curricular sporting activities and the DECCA Business Competition
ecognized the need to form a School Peer Mediation & Conflict Resolution Program.

olunteered to head school conferences designed to meet the needs of senior students: Your
 e? ‘91, Where Are You Going? 92/93, The World of Work ’95, and SCI Alumni
 ntation ’96-98.

epped up to the challenge to start a school-wide environmental program, achieving Green
ol Status through student and staff projects, educational programming, and community
eadily accepted back to classroom position after a two year secondment. See next position.

 D RESIDENT                                                                       1994 - 1996

rid Laurier University , Waterloo , Ontario
gnated to supervise and manage a residence housing 200 first year female students while
uing a Masters Degree. Granted autonomy to recruit, train, supervise and evaluate 15 staff
bers. Structured residence life programming and education seminars for all students. Central
e for residence mediation, issues management, and disciplinary measures. Coordinated the
over Laurier Program, with the mandate to successfully transition 500 fir st year students.
 ged in interdepartmental communications daily.



 1 & 2 - Nipissing University , North Bay , ON

 id Laurier University , Waterloo , ON


ersity of Toronto , Toronto , ON

 id Laurier University , Waterloo , ON


on Technical College Geelong , Victoria , Australia

                         PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

rio Association of Adult & Continuing Education School Board Administrators

rio Principals’ Council ~ Ontario College of Teachers


ntario Association of Adult & Continuing Education School Board Administrators
erence, Committee Member, 2006
 udent Success Steering Committee, SCDSB, Adult & Continuing Education Member,

egional Literacy & Basic Skills (LBS) Committee for the Ministry of Training, Colleges &
ersities Adult & Continuing Education Rep, 2006

 hool – College – Work Initiative: Phase 9 Implementation Committee, A collaborative
 ct by: SCDSB – Adult & Continuing Education, Georgian College, Canadore College,
 um Lakelands School Board, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, Committee
 ber, 2005 - present

rategic Planning Committee, Adult & Continuing Education, Administration Rep, 2005 -

outh Justice Steering Committee for the communities of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and
ner Ontario , Committee Member, 2004 - present

ommunity Youth Roundtable Committee, Improving dialogue and developing initiatives
een all agencies within the Georgian Triangle community, Secondary School Administrator
2004 - present

andards of Practice: Teaching Profession Committee, Implement OCT’s Standards of
ice, Secondary School Rep, 2004 - 2005
nti- Bullying Committee, Collingwood Collegiate Institute Chair, 2004 -2005

 scover Laurier Committee, Wilfrid Laurier University , 1994 - 1996

ter-Residence Council, Wilfrid Laurier University , 1994 - 1996
nvironmental Programs Advisory Committee, SCDSB, 1991 - 2001

mplementation of Target 2000 Programs, SCDSB

formation Technology Planning Committee, Chair Coordinates IT purchasing Adult and
inuing Education, 2006 - present

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