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Discussion in 'Welcome - Introduce Yourself!' started by RonPrice, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. RonPrice

    RonPrice Mr. RonPrice

    Oct 17, 2008
    George Town Tasmania Australia
    I've been a member of this site for more than a year; I thought I had introduced myself, but can find no record of having done so....so will do so below.-Ron in Tasmania:cool:

    1999-2009-Writer/Poet/Publisher/Journalist and Retired Teacher/Lecturer/Tutor/Adult Educator/Facilitator
    George Town Tasmania Australia
    2002-2005-Program Presenter City Park Radio Launceston
    1999-2004-Tutor and/or President George Town School for Seniors Inc
    1988-1999 -Lecturer in General Studies and Human Services
    West Australian Department of Training
    1986-1987 -Acting Lecturer in Management Studies and Co-ordinator of
    Further Education Unit at Hedland College in South Hedland WA
    1982-1985 -Adult Educator Open College of Tafe Katherine NT
    1981 -Maintenance Scheduler Renison Bell Zeehan Tasmania
    1980-Unemployed due to Bi-Polar Disability
    1979 -Editor External Studies Unit Tasmanian CAE
    Youth Worker Resource Centre Association Launceston
    Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour Tasmanian CAE
    Radio Journalist ABC Launceston
    1976-1978 -Lecturer in Social Sciences & Humanities Ballarat CAE Ballarat
    1975 - Lecturer in Behavioural Studies Whitehorse Technical College,
    Box Hill Victoria
    1974 -Senior Tutor in Education Studies Tasmanian CAE Launceston
    1972-1973 -High School Teacher South Australian Education Department
    1971 Primary School Teacher Whyalla SA Australia
    1969-1971 Primary School Teacher Prince Edward County
    Board of Education Picton Ontario Canada
    1969 Systems Analyst Bad Boy Co Ltd Toronto Ontario
    1967-68 -Community Teacher Department of Indian Affairs and Northern
    Development Frobisher Bay NWT Canada
    1959-67 -Summer jobs-1 to 4 months each- from grade 10 to end of university
    1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in
    Canada-McMaster Uni-1963-1966 Windsor Teachers’ College-1966/7
    1944-1963 -Childhood(1944-57) and adolescence(1957-63) in and around
    Hamilton Ontario
    October 1943 to July 1944-Conception to Birth in Hamilton Ontario


    I have been married for 42 years. My wife is a Tasmanian, aged 63. We’ve had one child: age 32 in 2009. I have two step-children: ages: 42 and 39 in 2009. I am 65, am a Canadian who moved to Australia in 1971 and have written 3 books--all available on the internet. I retired from full-time teaching in 1999, part-time teaching in 2003 and voluneeer teaching/work in 2005 after 35 years in classrooms. In addition, I have been a member of the Baha’i Faith for 50 years. Bio-data: 6ft, 230 lbs, eyes-brown/hair-grey, Caucasian. See my website for more details at: http://www.users.on.net/~ronprice/ and go to any search engine and type: Ron Price followed by any one of a number of words: poetry, Bahá'í, literature, history, bipolar disorder, psychology, sociology, inter alia.
  2. astonwest

    astonwest Writing Fool Writer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Welcome to the forums!
  3. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

    Mar 20, 2004
    Ron, welcome aboard. :)

    Looks like you've been able to have quite a diverse life path so far. :cool:
  4. RonPrice

    RonPrice Mr. RonPrice

    Oct 17, 2008
    George Town Tasmania Australia
    thanks for the welcoming notes.-Ron:cool:
  5. Starbeast from Planet X

    Starbeast from Planet X Benevolent Galaxy Being

    Sep 19, 2009
    Illinois, planet Earth
    Hello from near the shore of Lake Michigan

    I like an intelligent individual who has a sense of humor. 1943 to 1944, very good sir....heh heh. Have a good time here, I do. I enjoy listening to music while browsing COOL SCI-FI.com.
  6. RonPrice

    RonPrice Mr. RonPrice

    Oct 17, 2008
    George Town Tasmania Australia
    Thanks, Starbeast from Planet X; you are the first to comment on this in utero part of my life. "Advance 3 squares and pick a card." -Ron in Australia:cool:
  7. RonPrice

    RonPrice Mr. RonPrice

    Oct 17, 2008
    George Town Tasmania Australia
    Welcome, randall. Stick around, post when you can; there is lots of time and don't worry if you don't get a reply to your posts right away.-Ron:cool:

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