Call for Nominations for Awards at the LGTW 2024 Conference

Nominations are now being received for the 2024 awards! Take the opportunity to recognize and celebrate excellence and leadership in Manitoba’s Career Development sector. 

Bill Schulz Lifetime Achievement in Career Development Award for 2023

Greg Link

Greg Link has had a long and distinguished career as an advocate for and supporter of career development. He has worked as an educator in Winnipeg, Northern Manitoba, Eastman and Australia (where he received his Master of Adult Education degree from Monash University in Melbourne), always focusing on vocational education and career advancement for students.

 

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At Technical Vocational High School, he served, over the years, as High School Apprenticeship Coordinator, Aerospace Coordinator and, finally, as the Career, Indigenous and Aerospace Department Head.  Recently, he filled the role of Career Development and Apprenticeship Support Teacher in the Sunrise School Division in Eastman, where he also acted as interim Education Director of the Sunrise Adult Learning Program.  In his earlier career, he taught vocational education in Thompson and in Queensland, Australia.  Throughout his career, he has actively worked with school leaders to incorporate career development into the curricula and has always had a hands on approach in arranging  placements with future employers.

What is the Bill Schulz Lifetime Achievement in Career Development Award?

Individuals who have demonstrated significant and long term commitment to the principles and experience outlined below. 

  • To celebrate individuals who have established themselves as leaders within our profession.
  • To encourage individuals in Manitoba, Canada and/or around the world to celebrate those around us who have contributed so much to our identity as career development professionals.
  • To recognize leaders who combine the role of researcher, educator, author, practitioner and career leader.
  • To establish a significant and uniquely Manitoba award that recognizes those individuals who have devoted their lives to the enhancement of career development practice, administration, research and education.