Rosemarie Peikes has over thirty years experience as an adult educator, organizational development practitioner, facilitator and trainer.
For twenty-seven years, Rosemarie served as the Manager, Education & Organizational Development at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in Toronto. The Michener Institute is Canada’s only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to applied health science education. Rosemarie was responsible for leading organizational change initiatives, as well as organizing and facilitating staff development and learning. She facilitated numerous workshops, at professional and educational conferences, within the Michener community and internationally, for example, Teaching Techniques and Instructional Skills Workshops, Great Teaching Seminars, mediation and conflict resolution, service excellence and facilitation strategies.
Rosemarie is accredited as a facilitator trainer for Instructional Skills Workshops, an Appreciative Inquiry facilitator, a True Colors facilitator, and an Insights® Discovery Licensed Practitioner. She is also the proud recipient of The John Fry Individual Merit Award for Outstanding Contributions to Staff Development, presented by the National Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development in 1998.
Rosemarie has a Masters of Education in Adult Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. She has an undergraduate degree in Modern Languages and Literature, and a Diploma in Child Study from the University of Toronto.