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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
March 27, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Mary Neil

Educational Development Program & Events Co-ordinator

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.3507
Fax: 519-884-6063
Office Location: R293

Academic Background

MA Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University
BEd, Queen's University, 2005
BSc (Honours Biology), University of Waterloo, 2005


Mary oversees a number of aspects within the Educational Development office including (but not limited to): organizing workshops, courses and events; developing online and print resources; and maintaining the Educational Development website.

Feel free to contact Mary if you have questions about the following Educational Development initiatives:

  • Educational Development Events (e.g. Annual Teaching Day, Foundations for Faculty)
  • Educational Development Programs (e.g. Communities of Practice, Course (Re)Design Institute)
  • Instructional Development Grants
  • Laurier Awards for Teaching Excellence
  • Educational Development Resource Library
  • Midsemester Feedback Evaluation
  • New Faculty Mentoring Program

For Graduate Students, TAs and IAs:

  • Graduate and Professional Studies Symposium
  • University Teaching Certificate
  • Non-credit Teaching Courses
  • Midsemester Feedback Evaluation
  • Teaching Assistant Award of Excellence

When Mary is not in the office you can find her singing with various community choirs; scavenging for antique building materials for her 1920s house; training for a race; or baking. Mary is also pursuing her Masters in Human Geography here at Laurier examining how migrant women use food as a means to situate place in the Region of Waterloo.