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 an 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 in a newly created position of Open Educational Resource Consultant at Conestoga College ITAL. Kim feels so lucky to find purposeful work allowing her to pursue a passion for expanding Open Educational Practices. Kim is a first-generation learner from a working-class family and relates to some of the barriers that prevent people from pursuing higher education. Before this role, she spent 13 years teaching, worked in various 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.