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A Peli-Can’t!

I really enjoyed this play on words. It and the images bring a warmth into an otherwise cold day in Spokane. A Peli-Can enjoy warm days sunbathing.

About ivonprefontaine

In keeping with bell hooks and Noam Chomsky, I consider myself a public and dissident intellectual. Part of my work is to move beyond (transcend) institutional dogmas that bind me to defend freedom, raising my voice to be heard on behalf of those who seek equity and justice in all their forms. I completed my PhD in Philosophy of Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. My dissertation and research was how teachers experience becoming teachers and their role as leaders. I focus on leading, communicating, and innovating in organizations. This includes mindfuful servant-leadership, World Cafe events, Appreciative Inquiry, and expressing one's self through creativity. I offer retreats, workshops, and presentations that can be tailored to your organzations specific needs. I published peer reviewed articles about schools as learning organizations, currere as an ethical pursuit, and hope as an essential element of adult eductaion. I published three poems and am currently preparing my poetry to publish as an anthology of poetry. I present on mindful leadership, servant leadership, schools as learning organizations, how teachers experience becoming teachers, assessement, and critical thinking. I facilitate mindfulness, hospitality retreats. and World Cafe Events using Appreciative Inquiry. I am writing and researching about various forms of leadership, how teachers inform and form their identity as a particular teacher, schools as learning organizations, hope and its anticipatory relationship with the future, and hope as an essential element in learning.

6 responses »

  1. But can a Peli-can do what a Toucan can? ;-D!

  2. hmmmmmm….what can a Toucan do???? Crack nuts??? Nope a peli-can’t do that! Thank you so much Ivon for your kindness in general, in this reblog, and in your blog in general. It is admired and appreciated sincerely by myself and many others! Cheers to you~

  3. I read the comments before reading your work and consequently your humour and clear amusement at life came as no surprise. your blog is s delight to call in on from time to time. Thank you for visiting me too.


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