Kim Carter holds a B.Ed. in Adult Education from Brock University, M.A. in Leadership from the Lang School of Business & Economics, University of Guelph, and Empowered Educator credential from eCampus Ontario. Influenced by education leaders like bell hooks and Stephen Brookfield caring for students through their education journey is at the core of her practice.
Kim is currently seconded to the role of Open Educational Resources Projects Consultant. Pursuing her passion to advocate for open educational practices she is leading and supporting OER projects while actively contributing to the creation of resources and practices that contribute to college-wide OER initiatives. When not seconded, she is a Professor in The Business School at Conestoga College ITAL in Kitchener, Ontario. Prior to teaching, she worked in a variety of front-line health care administration roles in hospitals and co-owned a small business with her partner. To learn more about her professional experiences visit her LinkedIn page here.
Ontario Extend mOOC In January of 2019 I embarked on a new adventure with eCampus Ontario through the Ontario Extend mOOC. Through this adventure I became an empowered educator and the experience was transformational. I started out thinking I would try one module, finished the entire MOOC and earned my empowered educator badge. Read about my MOOC activities and reflections.