Faculty


  • Adrian BelshawAdrian Belshaw
    B.Sc. (UBC), MA (Princeton), PhD (SFU)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Adrian Belshaw grew up in Vancouver, and received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from UBC in 1973. At that point he changed subjects, earning an M.A. in Bio ... [more]


    Becky WayteBecky Wayte
    B. Assoc. (OLA), PID (VCC)
    Instructor, Convenor - Adult Basic Education, Sunshine Coast Campus

    Becky has worked at Capilano University on the Sunshine Coast since 1990. For the past 15 years she has taught introductory computer classes in the A ... [more]


    Carol SchoenCarol Schoen
    BA (Carleton), M.Ed. (McGill)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Carol has been at Capilano since 1997 teaching English in ABE. A North Vancouver native, she attended Windsor Secondary and had a brief stint at Capil ... [more]


    Charles HoogeCharles Hooge
    B.Sc., M.Sc. (McGill)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Charles was originally a student at Capilano College after high school, earning his Associate in Arts and Science. He went on to earn his Bachelor’s ( ... [more]


    Colin GilkerColin Gilker
    BA (Lethbridge), MA (UBC), PhD (U of Sask)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    After raising a family and working in the oilfield, Colin returned to university and earned a PhD in English. A technical certificate in the oilfield  ... [more]


    Dilbagh DhammiDilbagh Dhammi
    B.Sc. (Hons.) (U. of Brighton), Cert. Teacher Training (England).
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Del did his undergraduate degree at Brighton University in England in Combined Sciences and a second degree in Chemistry and Energy Studies. He also h ... [more]


    Don BentleyDon Bentley
    B.Tech. (Hons.), Computer Systems (BCIT)
    Coordinator, Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Before Don started teaching at Capilano University, he worked as a computer programmer developing technology for use by people with physical disabilit ... [more]


    Gordon RudolphGordon Rudolph
    B.Sc., Ed. 5th yr. trans. prog., M.Ed (UBC)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Prior to teaching at Capilano University, Gordon taught Math, Science, and Biology at Vancouver Community College and in the BC Public School system.  ... [more]


    Lorraine ArgatoffLorraine Argatoff
    BA (Toronto), MA (Toronto), PID (BC)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Lorraine dabbled in dog training, economics, oboe playing, languages, and philosophy…and then one day, while helping an 11 year old boy learn to read, ... [more]


    Michelle GunnessMichelle Gunness
    B.Sc. (University of Western Ontario), M.Sc. (Carleton)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Michelle spent her university years trying to find ways to make her hobbies part of her work. She started her university studies at the University of  ... [more]


    Michael CairnsMike Cairns
    B.Sc. (Math) (Calgary), Alta. Teach. Cert.
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    Michael Cairns earned his bachelor in science and teaching certificate at University of Calgary. He taught ABE and high school in Calgary before comin ... [more]


    Rob KimRob Kim
    BSc, BEd, MET (UBC)
    Instructor (on leave) - Adult Basic Education

    Rob was born in 1976. Star Wars came out in 1977. Rob can directly trace his love and passion for science and technology to when he first saw Star Wa ... [more]


    Sylvie TrudelSylvie Trudel
    B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Ed. (U. of Ottawa)
    Instructor, College & University Preparation - Workload Coordinator, Adult Basic Education

    While working on her degrees at university, Sylvie also worked as a parliamentary guide, a ski instructor, a teaching assistant (for huge mathematics  ... [more]


    Bill KershawWilliam (Bill) Kershaw
    BSc (McGill), MSc (Concordia)
    Instructor - Adult Basic Education

    After 44 years teaching Provincial Chemistry, Biology, and Advanced Placement Chemistry, and with my wife, raising three boys and four grand kids, we  ... [more]