About Patrice

Patrice Palmer has more than 20 years’ experience as an Adult Educator, Trainer, Coach, and Writer in Canada and Hong Kong, SAR.  

Patrice has a Master of Education degree in Teaching, Learning and Development from Brock University, Canada; a Master of Arts degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto (Canada) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University (Canada). She is a certified trainer (CTDP) and has a coaching credential with the Centre for Positive Psychology in the USA.  She has a Certificate in Positive Psychology and a Certificate in Positive Education from Wilfred Laurier University.

Patrice is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association and the Canadian Positive Psychology Association.  She co-presented a poster session at the CPPA conference - G.R.O.W. - A Framework for Personal and Professional Growth.

Keynotes, Workshops and Conference Presentations

Teacher Self-Care Conference Atlanta, Georgia (June 2019): The Road Back from Burn-out

Teacher Self-Care Conference Miami, Florida (March 2019): Why Teachers Need to Care about Self-Care

TESL Ottawa Conference (February 2019): Teacher Self-Care Keynote Presentation

TESL Ontario (December 2018): Why Teachers Need to Care about Self-Care Webinar

Centre for Education and Training: (December 2018): Self-Care for English Language Teachers Webinar

Career Development Centre, City of Hamilton, Ontario (December 2018): Using Characters Strengths in Job Search

TESL Ontario Conference (November 2018): Why Teachers Need to Care about Self-Care Workshop

Mohawk College Enterprise Staff Retreat (October 2018): Happiness at Work Presentation

Teacher Self-Care Conference Atlanta, Georgia (June 2018)

North York TESL (April 2018): Happiness @ Work & Teacher Self-Care Keynote Speaker

College Boreal, Windsor, Ontario (March 2018): Full Day Workhop on Teacher Self-Care

YWCA, Women's Entrepreneur Project (January 2018): Characters Strengths and Virtues Workshop

Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce (November 2017): Happiness @ Work 

Characters Strengths and Virtues Workshop - YWCA, Women's Entrepreneur Project - June 2017 

Growth Mindset in the Workplace for the Southern Hamilton Library Services 


Please contact her at [email protected]