Education Graduate Students' Society at McGill University

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Current council

2017-2018 Council

Co-President: Emma Clark

dsc_1071-54Emma Clark is a First Year Doctoral Student in the School/Applied Child Psychology Program in the department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Her research focuses on the role of attention in math abilities for students with a Neurodevelopmental Disorder. Specifically, whether math ability can be improved with attention-based intervention programs. Emma is a strong advocate for student interest, and ensuring that student voices are heard and that needs are met. Emma hopes to continue to strengthen the relationship between the three faculties through fun social events, as well as professional events that further academic discussion and promote interdepartmental professional networking. Should you have any questions or concerns for the council, or are interested in being involved with EGSS and our various events, please do not hesitate to contact her.

Co-President: Dylan Moran

zzz11zfall2016 3.jpgDylan is a second-year student in the Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning program. He is particularly interested in community-based and service-based experiential learning as applied to teaching youth from underprivileged backgrounds. Should you have any questions, comments, or feedback you would like Dylan to address, do not hesitate to contact him.

Vice-President Academic: Gabrielle O’Hara

Vice-President Diversity and Equity: Ravinder Kumar

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Ravinder Kumar is second year PhD. student in the department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill. His areas of interest include teacher education, teacher beliefs and identity, and educational technology. Focusing on the issue of diversity and equity, he seeks to understand how prospective teachers’ beliefs can be geared to accommodating classroom diversity during teaching and learning enterprise. Ravinder wishes to voice the concerns of the unheard, oppressed, indigenous, and among others the marginalized groups of community for that matter. He believes in the organic engagement of the educational community members that may foster the welfare of all and with all. Please feel free to connect if you have any question, concern, and/or complaint.

 

Conference Chair: Hadas Dahary

 

Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) Representative: Margarita Miseros

margaritapMargarita is a second year Master’s student in the Educational Psychology program at McGill.  Her research as part of the Perceptual Neuroscience Lab for Autism and Development focuses on perceptual information processing in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  As the ECP representative, Margarita will ensure that students remain informed and she will work toward increasing EGSS involvement across all ECP programs.Should you have any questions, comments, or feedback you would like Margarita to address, do not hesitate to contact her

 

Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) Representative: Aiden Hallihan

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Aiden Hallihan is a second year Master’s student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill. His research focus is on ice hockey biomechanics; specifically, analyzing skating motions of male and female ice hockey players and investigating ways to improve performance while also reducing the risk of knee and hip injuries. As KPE Representative, Aiden aspires to maintain a strong representation of KPE at EGSS activities and events while keeping KPE informed of the decisions occurring at the Faculty level. Dot not hesitate to contact Aiden should you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

 

PGSS councillor: Samantha Sullivan

Secretary: Janet Amos

12113389_10154017035903430_832240441375229503_oJanet Amos is a first year Doctoral student in the School/Applied Child Psychology program within the department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Her research is currently focused on the evaluation of early intervention services for children with autism.

 

 

Vacant Positions

  • VP Finance
  • VP Student Life
  • VP Communications
  • DISE Representative
  • FNIE Representative
  • EdUS Representative
  • MATL Rep
  • AGSEM Representative: DISE
  • AGSEM Representative: KPE
  • AGSEM Representative: ECP
  • PGSS Counsellor (x3)

Interested in joining EGSS? Nominations are currently open for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Please visit the Elections and By-Elections page to Learn More!

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