Erich Schmedt has been at John Abbott College for over 30 years, as Biology teacher, Department Chair, Science Dean, and finally Academic Dean, position from which he is retiring this term. Mr. Schmedt fully appreciates the challenges classroom teachers face in attempting to engage, inspire and motivate their students to learn. As Academic Dean, Mr. Schmedt has been instrumental in supporting and promoting SALTISE since its inception. He has been a champion of the annual Conference and the Community at John Abbott; and, instrumental in making our annual conference in 2015, hosted at John Abbott, an enormous success. Lastly, and importantly, he has been one of our greatest advocates within the college network. His unwavering support for all our initiatives has allowed all those involved in the SALTISE community to find a home at John Abbott and take root among its faculty.
SALTISE Lifetime Achievement Award
SALTISE Conference 2017