Don Marshall is people-focussed in all of his interactions. While keeping the people side of things in mind, Don believes that trust is the best way to foster healthy individuals, teams and organizations. Through facilitation and the provision of support, he works collaboratively to empower individuals in their personal and professional interactions.
Don Marshall has recently completed a 35 year career in education with the Halton District School Board. During that time he held numerous positions within the Board. Classroom teacher in Visual Arts and Theatre, Department Head and Program Leader of the Arts, Visual Arts Consultant, Instructional, Curriculum and Program Consultant, Program Leader of Assessment and Evaluation and most recently as Coordinator of Research and Accountability. His classroom focus was in Visual Arts and Theatre. He engaged in curriculum and instructional specialization in classroom assessment and evaluation methodologies, as well as the analysis and assessment of professional learning programs and organizational management. Currently Don works as a facilitator and consultant with groups and individuals assessing personal, team and organizational effectiveness. Don's special interests include many years as a theatre costume designer and bookmaker.
"... Don's skill in facilitation is evident in his careful workshop planning and interactions with staff. His expertise with the program and his knowledge of the education system and previous experience as both a teacher and administrator enables him to engage with staff in an authentic manner. He gave personal connections to help our understanding, and provided humour throughout. Don allowed us the time to work through the activities yet kept us on track with reaching our goals. He was professional, articulate and kept the staff engaged in learning.
Don is an amazing facilitator. He role models what all good leaders should do when working with diverse groups of people . I can only aspire to reach his level of expertise!"
- School Principal