Jennifer A. Jilks

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Leadership Experience

 

Education

Work Experience

Related Experiences

Published Articles

Professional Portfolio


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Community Experiences

 

Education & Professional, Personal Growth Experiences

  • Dignity House Day Hospice (30 hours, Jan. 2011)
  • Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care (Nov. 12, 2010, Community Home Support, Lanark)
  • Grief Support Training (Oct. – Nov. 2010, Hospice Muskoka)
  • Palliative Care Conference (NSM LHIN, June 9, 2010)
  • Palliative Care Conference (Huntsville, NSM LHIN, 2009)
  • Victim Services Training (December, 2008)
  • Foundations in Palliative Care Course (2008)
    ¶ M. Ed., (1999-2003) OISE/University of Toronto, (ETFO Scholarship, 2002)
    ¶ Bachelor of Education, University of Ottawa, (Primary/Junior) 1982
    ¶ Bachelor of Arts: in Early Childhood Education, Ryerson University, 1979
    ¶ Principal’s Qualification Course, Part I (2004), Part II, Feb. – May, 2006
    ¶ Intermediate ABQ: Lakehead University (2003)
    ¶ Special Education Specialist (L.D./Gifted), University of Ottawa, 1993

Researcher, Speaker and Writer:

  • Consultant: Aging at Home Project LHIN 12  (Oct. 2007- March, 2008)
  • Research Paper Reviewer: Ed-Media Conference 2008, 2007, 2006 (www.aace.org)
  • Co-writer: CyberCops Internet Safety Project (OPHEA, Mar. 2005)
  • Research paper reviewer: Program Committee of SITE2005 International Conference
  • Project Leader for the Think Literacy Project sponsered by Council Ontario Director's of Education, representing ECOO.
  • Member of Writing Team: CBE Standards and Indicators Grades 7-9: Resource document. (October, 1996)

Leadership

  • Vice President: Educational Computing Organization of Ontario: SIG-CIEL (2005/6)
  • Part-Time Instructor (Social Studies) at the University of Ottawa (Jan.- Mar. 2005)
  • Presentation on Special Education and Technology: ECOO (May 5, 2005)
  • Presentation on Internet Safety: (ECOO, May 6, 2005)
  • Presentation on Special Education and Technology: Council for Exceptional Children‚ 2004 Conference in Ottawa (Nov. 12. 2004)
  • Presentation to OASCD Fall Conference: Multimedia for Primary Teachers (Oct. 7, 2004)
  • Internet Safety presentation to Manordale School Council (Oct. 4, 2004)
  • Multimedia technology presentation to OCDSB Computer Contact Teachers (Ottawa, June 1/2004)
  • Multimedia Technology and Elementary Teachers presentation at ECOO, Conference in Toronto (May 5/2004)
  • Elementary Director Educational Computing Organization of Ontario (2004/5)
  • Integrating Brain Research and Technology Literacy presentation at The Brains in Action Conference (April 17/2004)
  • Parenting Your Young Gifted Child for Association for Bright Children (ABC) Meeting presentation.
  • AACE Conference presentation in Atlanta, GA (Mar. 5/2004)Web
  • Organizing Committee OASCD Regional Meeting: Teaching with the Brain in Mind, (Oct.2/ 2003)
  • Director: Ontario Association Supervision & Curriculum Development, (2003/4)
  • Organizing Committee: OASCD Conference Keeping the Heart and Soul in Education, (Oct. 15-17/2003)
  • Presenter: Web Page Design Workshop to Manordale Staff (May 6, 2002)
  • School Improvement Committee Meeting Planning Session (2002)
  • Ontario ASCD Conference Registrar: "Charting Pathways to Learning" (October 2/2001)
  • Ontario ASCD Conference Registrar: "Charting Pathways to Learning" (October 2/2001)
  • Workshop presentation: web page design for teachers and their students (March/2001)
  • Workshop presentation to staff: Ontario Curriculum Unit Planner (January/2001)
  • Ontario Public Sschool Teachers' Federation Executive Executive Member at Large (2000-2001)
  • Ontario Public Sschool Teachers' Federation Executive liaison to the OCDSB Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) (2000-2001)
  • Ontario Public Sschool Teachers' Federation Executive liaison to Special Education Committee (2000-2001)
  • Ontario Public Sschool Teachers' Federation Executive Newsletter Editor (2000-2001)
  • Seconded to EQAO to mark grade 6 provincial mathematics field tests, (November/1997)
  • Member Ontario Public Sschool Teachers' Federation Executive: 1988-1998
  • Including: Vice-President, 1998, Treasurer, 1996/7, Secretary, 1994/5
  • Member of Teachers' Federation of Carleton Executive, 1990
  • Occasional Teacher Branch President (CEOTA), 1989/90
  • Co-authored CEOTA's first Constitution, 1989/90
  • OPSTF Negotiations Skills Training, Toronto (OPSTF, 1990)
  • Occasional Teacher Branch Executive Member (CEOTA), 1987-1990

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Education & Professional Growth Experiences

¶ M.A. in Counselling: Yorkville University – completed 10/12 courses GPA: 4.0

• Biological, Developmental and Scientific Basis of Behaviour
• Theories of Personality
• Psychopathology
• Psychological Assessment
• Counselling Methodologies: Humanistic and Psychodynamic Modalities
• Ethical Standards for Mental Health Service Providers
• Research Methodology
• Counselling Methodologies: Behavioural and Cognitive Modalities
• Group Counselling M.Ed. (2003) through
OISE, action research articles/essays

¶ Social Studies Exemplar Training, OCDSB, May, 2002

¶ Attended: Workshop: by OCDSB for Special Education Learning Centre(SELC): Resources and planning, Sept., 2000

¶ Bachelor of Education, University of Ottawa, 1982

¶ Bachelor of Applied Arts: Degree in Early Childhood Education, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (1979)


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Employment History

February/March, 2009 and May – December, 2008

¶ Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program Coordinator: The Friends

October, 2007 – February, 2008

¶North Simcoe-Muskoka Task Force Consultant: Local Health Integration Network – Aging At Home Project

April to December 2006: Teacher: Humphrey School, NNDSB (retired, 2006)

• Grade 8 homeroom class, I resigned my position to provide palliative care to my father.
• WhitePines: Section 20 intermediate class www.jilks.com/WhitePines

Part Time Instructor: University of Ottawa: Faculty of Education PED 2145 (Social Studies) (Jan. - March, 2005)

September 1995 - 2005: OCDSB

• Grade 6, 4/5, 5 Homeroom teacher www.ocdsb.edu.on.ca/mandweb/jilks
• Associate teacher & Computer Contact Teacher
• Junior SELC, Grade 7 Language Arts (2000/2001)
• Grade 7 & 8 Math, Art, Language Arts, History/Geography, Art, Drama & Dance, Computers (1999/2000)
• Grade 6 & Grade 8 teacher (1998/99). Grade 6 Designated Resource Unit (DRU) teacher. Grade 6 Team Leader (1995-1999)

September 1987 to June 1995: Carleton Board of Education

• Grade 6 Homeroom & Designated Resource Unit teacher for the grade 6 student body (1994/95)
• Grade 3, grade 4/5 , grade 2/3 and Junior Kindergarten & English to grade 3 French immersion students


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Other Experiences

¶ Volunteer: Community Home Support, individual clients, November, 2010, to present

¶ Volunteer: Digntiy House Day Hospice, January 2011 - March, 2011

¶ Volunteer: Hospice Muskoka andThe Pines (Not-for Profit Long-term Care,  2009 to Aug. 2010

¶ Volunteer: Muskoka Victim Services Dec. - April, 2008

¶  Drumming lessons: Ottawa Folklore Centre. 2005

¶ Multicultural Workshop: Drumming, Feb. 2003

¶ Attended ETFO Annual Meeting, 1988- 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000

¶ Director, Junior Choir, Knox United Church, Nepean, ON, 1986-1987

¶ Treasurer, Knox United Church, Nepean, ON, 1984-1985

¶ Sunday School Superintendent, Knox United Church, Nepean, ON, 1983-1984

¶ Provided home day care to developmentally disabled children, 1979-1981


Professional Affiliations

Student Member: OACCPP 2007/8

Member of: Ontario Principal's Council (OPC) (2006)

Member, Ottawa Choral Society (1982-1987, 2004/5)

Ontario Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (OASCD)

Member: Educational Computing Organization of Ontario (ECOO)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

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On-line Articles & Publications

Jilks-Racine, J. (2005). Literacy & Technology Infusion: Multimedia Projects for Teachers and Students. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 (pp. 241-246). Norfolk, VA: AACE.
Jilks, J. (2004). Web Design In Elementary Schools. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (1), 3394-3399. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/14929
Jilks-Racine, J . (2005) Internet Safety. Ontario Principal's Council Register Spring, 2005, Vol. 7 (1). OPC Register: Toronto.

Last update: Oct. 22, 2013