R107 | Defining You: Rebranding After Fifty | Chris Canning

Thursdays 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  | Five Sessions - 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2
In-person at BCC
Limit: 30

As we age, we may want to rebrand ourselves, embracing the changes that come with new jobs, changed family structures, and retirementIn this engaging course, participants will learn how to identify skills, passions and values that will transcend changed circumstancesThrough interactive exercises participants will rebrand themselves, using new technologies, on-line resources, and empowerment toolsBy the end of the course, participants will have defined their rebranding goals and how to achieve them for the next stage of their lives.

Christine Canning Wilson worked for the UAE Government for almost 15 years, teaching at their two leading universities and on specialized programs for the Presidential Court, Ministries of Finance, and Education. She has been a specialist on grant contracts with the US Dept. of State in Bahrain, Kuwait, Tunisia, Oman, Qatar, and twelve other countries. She was the chairperson for the 13-country TESOL Arabia 2000 conference. She has commercial publications with McGraw Hill. Canning-Wilson holds a superintendent license and six other professional licenses (three are in ESL/Foreign Language). She has been the recipient of numerous worldwide teaching nominations and awards. Her most recent federal contract was with the US Embassy in Nur Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan, educating almost 2,000 Kazakhs in test preparation for entry into US higher education. In 2010, she was one of four chair people for TESOL International's Annual World Conference. She has been a keynote and plenary speaker at conferences worldwide. Recently, she taught a motivational teaching class online for teachers in Saudi Arabia for a Riyadh - based group.


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