Speakers 2016

The Creating the Future, BC Summer Institute is honored to have such a knowledgeable and experienced group of individuals.

Dr. Deborah Butler

Deborah L. Butler has many years of teaching experience, particularly in supporting diverse learners in secondary and post-secondary settings. She is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC). At UBC, she coordinates the Faculty’s innovative inquiry-based programs designed to support educators interested in fostering self-regulated learning (see…

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Dr. Brenda Fossett

Brenda Fossett, Ph.D., BCBA-D is an inspired teacher who is widely admired for her ability to convey complex concepts to those who live and work with children and adults who have developmental disabilities. Brenda is currently on faculty in the Applied Behavior Analysis-Autism Department at Capilano University. Brenda began her career as a teacher of…

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Dr. Paul Malette

Since 1990, Dr. Malette has been a director of CBI Consultants, Ltd. He has more than 25 years of experience working with children and adults with complex support needs. In 1992, he and his colleagues co-authored a paper describing the Lifestyle Development Process (LDP) that was published in the Journal of the Association for Persons…

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Shelley Moore

Originally from Edmonton, and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Shelley Moore is a highly sought after inclusive education researcher, collaborator, consultant and storyteller and has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Her research has been featured at international conferences including the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC),…

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Dr. Nancy Perry

NANCY PERRY worked as a classroom and resource teacher in school districts in Columbia, Canada, before obtaining her PhD from the University of Michigan in 1996. Today, she is Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC). There she teaches courses across two program…

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Vicki Rothstein

Vicki has been working with individuals with disabilities and teams supporting those individuals since1970. She is retired from her work with the Richmond School District where she had a variety of professional roles and responsibilities over the years. Presently, Vicki is working as a professional developer, instructional coach, educational consultant and university instructor. She facilitates…

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