Meet the people behind The Centre for Global Education (TCGE). Our combined experience extends through all levels of education, contact us to find out how to enrich your classroom!
Terry Godwaldt is the Executive Director of the Centre for Global Education and Director of College Board Programming, Canada. From Singapore to Seattle, Australia to Alberta, Terry helps educators all over the world to integrate authentic, globally-minded learning experiences that empower students to see themselves as global citizens addressing the world’s most challenge questions. For his work in reshaping the classroom, Terry has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee award and the ASCD award for Innovative Teaching.
Sarah Flynn is the Program Director for the Centre for Global Education. She has a BSc in Molecular Genetics, an MA in Sociology, and is currently completing a PhD in Sociology at the University of Alberta. Sarah has worked in both biomedical and clinical research with the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and was formerly the Assistant Director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Sarah has been a sessional instructor at multiple post-secondary institutions and has a number of peer reviewed publications in her cv. Sarah also likes to think she makes the best double chocolate chip toffee cookies. Ever.
Mike Kawchuk is the Program Coordinator for the Centre for Global Education. He has a B.Sc. in Atmospheric Science and Agriculture, and is a proponent for climate change mitigation and sustainability. At CGE, he organizes the #Decarbonize: #Decolonize and Global Encounters projects, where students from around the world collaborate with each other on a variety of topics. Mike started at CGE through the UNA-Canada Green Corps program, and is looking to complete his Environmental Professional EP certification in the coming years. He is an avid cyclist and cook.