This full frontal facial photo was taken in 2004 when I was 60. The photo was taken in Hobart Tasmania. With its light and shadow, its light side and its dark side, it is an appropriate photo to symbolize my lower and higher natures. Part of my nature reaches for academic, literary, and spiritual goals; another part gets caught-up with the world of mire and clay, of shadowy and ephemeral attachments.
1. EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL ROLES: 1943 To The Present
2009-Present: retired and on an old-age pension
2006--2009-Writer & Author; Poet & Publiisher; Retired Teacher & Lecturer; Tutor & Adult Educator: George Town Tasmania
2002-2005-Program Presenter, City Park Radio, Launceston
1999-2005-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: 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
----------ABOVE THIS LINE IS MY LIFE IN AUSTRALIA; BELOW MY LIFE IN CANADA---------
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(Iqaluit), NWT, Canada
1959-67 -Summer jobs from grade 9 to end of university
1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in Canada: McMaster Uni:1963-1966, Windsor T's 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-Hamilton Ontario Canada
2. SOME SOCIO-BIO-DATA(as of: 2013)
I have been married for 47 years. My wife is a Tasmanian, aged 66. We've had 3 children: ages in 2009-42, 39 and 32. I am 69, a Canadian who moved to Australia in 1971 and have written several books--all available on the internet free. I retired from full-time teaching in 1999, from part-time teaching in 2003 and from volunteer/casual teaching/work in 2005 after 32 years in classrooms as a teacher, and another 18 as a student.
After than half century, I reinvented myself on retirement to take on new roles: writer and author, poet and publisher, editor and researcher, online journalist and blogger. In addition, I have been a member of the Baha'i Faith for 54 years. Bio-data: 6ft, 225 lbs, eyes-brown, hair-grey, Caucasian. See my website for more details at: http://www.users.on.net/~ronprice/
or go the google search engine and type: RonPrice, Pioneering RonPrice, RonPrice Poetry, RonPrice Bahá'í, RonPrice History (or philosophy, religion, media studies, politics, among many other subjects) for additional writings.