"Those Himalayas of the mind are not so easily possessed.
There's more than precipice and storm between you and your Everest."

C. Day Lewis


Marg Pickup M. Ed has been a behavior and learning strategist for fourteen years. She has worked with students with varying degrees of disabilities and in a variety of school based settings. In 1988, Marg won the Edwin Parr Teaching Award, which recognizes the top first year teacher in the province of Alberta. In 1989, she received the University of Lethbridge Alumni Award, which recognizes a graduate who has distinguished herself in her profession.

Marg has presented at numerous conferences throughout the province including the Special Education Conference and the Behavior Conference. She was a featured speaker at this year’s Special Education Conference.

Presently, Marg teaches in the Teacher Assistant Certificate Program at the University of Calgary, and runs Purple Paw Consulting, an educational consulting business that offers consulting services and workshops on effective ways to deal with students with behavioral, emotional and academic difficulties.


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