John is an accomplished consultant, workshop presenter and International speaker. His presentations have taken him across Canada, the United States and Japan. In Japan he delivered speeches in the Japanese language. His thirty plus years of advocacy and involvement in public education provide a wealth of experience, knowledge and insight into critical areas such as accessibility, inclusion and school board governance.
His track record and profile as an outspoken advocate in the areas of special education, inclusion and diversity earned him countless opportunities to present to a wide spectrum of audiences including education conferences and many service clubs such as Rotary International.
Among the highlights of his consulting, is five consecutive years conducting presentations at the Pacific Rim International Conference on Diversity and Disabilities hosted by the University of Hawai'i, including one year co-hosted by the United Nations.
John is an active member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.
In the area of humour, John's brief stint in stand-up comedy, and his witty one-liners will leave your audience rolling in the aisles.
His range of topics is vast. He is a passionate speaker providing a dichotomy in themes from humour to controversial. His diverse background has provided him with an intimate knowledge and depth of experience in his chosen area of topics.