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Nicole Lavoie Educator/ Coordinator Nicole (Nikki) Lavoie Box 524 Ile A La Crosse, SK. S0M 1C0 Lavoie.Nikki@gmail.com
Objective To obtain a career that will utilize my skills, abilities and knowledge in the Educational/Administration and/or Counselling Field
Education                     * Cape Breton University / Masters In Educational Counselling (inc) 2003
*University of Saskatchewan / Bachelor. Education (with Distinction) May 1996 – May 1988,   Major in History/Native Studies; Minor in English,
Note: Early Childhood Education Level ll Certificate awarded in May, 2013 through Education and Arts Degrees through Ministry of Education
*University of Saskatchewan / Bachelor of Arts Sept. 1992- Apr. 1996 Major in English; Minor in Psychology   *Northlands College / Home/School Counsellor Certificate 1990-1991  
Experience *Northlands College / Sr. Program Coordinator 2011-2016 Supervised, managed and assessed instructional staff for Trades programming.  Involved in recruiting, hiring and disciplinary proceedings of staff.  Set-up, organized and maintained shops and classrooms for programs.  Responsible for the oversight of the curriculum as set out by brokered agencies.  Worked collaboratively with multiple agencies for the delivery of programs.  
*Northlands College / Student Advisor 2010 – 2011 Worked with students and prospective students for Career and Educational Planning.  Assisted with funding applications. Provided workshops for skill building and orientation to the college.  Referred students to outside agencies for assistance as needed
*Dumont Technical Institute / Instructor 2009 – 2010 Prepared, co-facilitated and instructed the Office Education Program. Set-up classroom, integrated cultural content into the curriculum. Led students through fundraising activities. Prepared administrative documents and reports  
*GDI Training & Employment / Coordinator/Employment Counsellor 2008-2009 Supervised and managed a staff of five in five communities. Responsibles for the Individual Sponsorship Program and Wage Subsidy Program.  Worked cooperatively with multiple agencies.  Performed staff evaluations.  
*LLRIB / Youth Suicide Prevention Worker 2007-2008 Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Suicide Awareness/Prevention and Postvention projects.  Provided in-school presentations and community conferences. Presented monthly statements of accountability to supervisor. Networked successfully with various community organizations. Generated pamphlets, flyers, and website design
*Gov. of Sk./ Income Security Worker (Term) 2006 Responsible for the financial security of social assistance recipients.  Interviewed potential recipients and provided career counselling.  
*Rossignol Elementary School / Grade 5 Teacher – Temp 2006 Planned and implemented the Grade 5 curriculum as per the Saskatchewan Core Curriculum.  Developed yearly/monthly/weekly and daily plans .  Assessed student progress/ classroom management  
*Canoe Lake Miksiw School / Teacher 2004 – 2005 Responsible for the implementation of the Grade 4 and then Grade 5 Curriculum as per the Saskatchewan Core Curriculum.  Ensured individual Special Educational programming to students at the Kindergarten, Grades 1, 2, and 3 levels   *NLSD #113 / Teacher/Counsellor 2002-2003 Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Career Guidance program incl. Suicide Intervention.  Worked with students to enhance Life Skills and Conflict Resolution.  Planned and implemented the Kindergarten, Grade 2 curriculums and Grade 8 Math and Social Studies *LLRIB / Youth Suicide Prevention Worker 2007-2008 Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Suicide Awareness/Prevention and Postvention projects.  Provided in-school presentations and community conferences. Presented monthly statements of accountability to supervisor. Networked successfully with various community organizations. Generated pamphlets, flyers, and website design
*English River First Nation / Teacher 1999-2001 Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Grades 6 and then 7 Saskatchewan Core Curriculum  

Skills & Training                               

                 

Working through Personality Differences

De-Escalating Potentially Violent Situations

Family Violence – Working Towards Solutions

Progressive Discipline for Supervisors & Stewards

Module 1 Supervision Training

ESPORT – Essential Skills Portfolio Training

PLATO Training

Module 1: The Assessment Component of   Educational Counselling

ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training the Trainer Certificate

Crisis Response Planning in Aboriginal Communities

The Circle of Courage – Response Ability Pathways (RAP)

Working with Children and Youth at Risk

Reality Therapy Basic Intensive Week

Guiding Circles: An Aboriginal Guide to Finding Career Paths

Published by n1lavoie

Hi! My Name is Nikki and I am an Educator in northern Saskatchewan studying the Masters of Arts in Education Leadership and Management Program at Royal Roads University...this is my journey

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