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International Advisory Board

Charleen Stokes is a Canadian whose diverse background in the helping professions includes: early childhood education, child care, health care, education, counseling, social services, social work, special education, consultancy, and philanthropy. Her vast experiences spans across every Canadian province and territory, as well as 65 countries throughout every continent of the world but Antarctica. She has been living between Canada and the world for the past 30 years.
Ms. Rising is an American self-employed education consultant based in California, USA. She has been supporting the development of schools and providing necessary training in this role for the past eight years. Her experiences in education extends over 17 years when she first worked as Curriculum Develop/Workshop Facilitator for Cal Poly University in California; these including Montessori Elementary and Secondary Education Program Advisor of Maya Education in Hanoi, Vietnam, Head of School/Montessori Coordinator for LePort Schools in California, and Regional Manager/Education Facilitator at Dehesa Charter School in California. She was also a Principal in the San Francisco Unified School District.

Education Consultant and Trainer