Alex is a Student Success and Applied Technology Education consultant with the PVNC school board. He supports applied trades and innovative career-path programming for over 2,000 students, working with 80 staff, in high schools in the Cobourg, Clarington, Peterborough, and Kawartha Regions. Alex works in close partnership, on a monthly basis, with Fleming, Durham, Seneca and Loyalist College as well as the KPR, Trillium Lakelands, Durham District, and Durham Catholic School Boards. He considers collaboration with industry to be the most important part of his work for the sake of student inspiration and readiness for the workplace. Alex, his wife, Miriam, and their family live just east of the town of Lakefield.