By fostering reciprocal relationships across institutional boundaries, we provide extraordinary opportunities to transform as learners, scholars, and institutions.
Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
Welcome to the heart and soul of the Maple League – the people who make it all happen. Our team is a diverse and passionate group of individuals who bring their unique talents, expertise, and dedication to the table. Together, we work to achieve our shared vision and mission for an extraordinary way of learning.
Jack Rice is a career educator and academic leader; he currently serves as the Director, Centre for Online Learning, Graduate & Professional Studies at St. Francis Xavier University. Previously, he was a Dean at Elizabethtown College and a Director in the School of Education at Loyola University Maryland.
A faculty member at Acadia University, Juan Carlos is a soil microbial ecologist who has worked and trained in Europe, North and South America. With students as leaders and collaborators, Juan Carlos has created and modelled high impact practices for student success centred around mental health, as well as decolonization and reconciliation initiatives that have impacted the way we think, talk and learn about Mi'kmaw knowledge in our institutions and beyond.
Director of Maple League Teaching & Learning Centre
Dr. Juan Carlos López
David Penaloza Illanes, a dynamic professional blending finance expertise and computer science acumen, is poised for impactful contributions in diverse environments.
David Penaloza Illanes
Gray Brogden is a fourth-year English and Creative Writing student and the current Student Writer-in-Residence at Western University. She is a writer, creator, and communications professional whose work has been published in newspapers, anthologies, and online.