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Instructors

Amanda Jarrett
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Red Seal Certified Horticulturist

Organic Land Care Professional

BC Provincial Instructor

I am a professional horticulturist and educator for over 20 years. My business, Amanda’s Garden Consulting Company and my website The Garden Website.com provides instruction to novice and avid gardeners as well as professional landscapers. I am a certified Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist and a Certified Organic Land Care Professional with diplomas and certifications from St. Clair College, Gaia College, University of Guelph and University of Florida. Retired instructor and course developer of numerous horticultural courses at Langara College, Douglas College, Gaia  College, VanDusen Botanical Gardens, Kwantlen College, Vancouver & Burnaby School Boards. I am an avid gardener, freelance writer, lecturer, horticulture photographer and author of the successful book, Ornamental Tropical Shrubs published by Pineapple Press. 

Chris Walton
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Teacher and Educational Consultant in Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Building Capacity – Inspiring Vision
I am an Integration Support Teacher, Tech Facilitator, Educational Consultant and Mentor currently working in Surrey, BC, Canada. I have almost 30 years of experience teaching K-12 in Public and Private schools. I have taught Mainstream, Gifted and Learning Support classes.
I worked for a time at the District Level as the Assistive Technology Coordinator for SD36 and served terms as a Mentor and Summer Sessional Instructor for Simon Fraser University. I am currently a Mentor for an Inclusive Ed Graduate Diploma program at SFU.
I am actively involved in Staff Development: Facilitating, Training, Team Teaching and Consulting with Professional Educators.
My goals are to:
1) Engage Children
2) Inspire Educators
3) Empower Adults