Mr. Rene Wicks joined the Killick Centre in October 2006, after a 33 year career in the K-12 education system. He has been a teacher, school administrator, district program coordinator, and both full-time faculty member and sessional instructor with Memorial University's Faculty of Education. His most recent appointment was as Administrative Officer for Professional Development with the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association, a position he held for nine years. Rene has been involved in educational technology and e-learning, was one of the founders of the Virtual Teacher Centre, and has given presentations at e-learning conferences in Canada, Australia, and Austria. He was a member of the Committee that reviewed the Faculty's Centre for Tele-learning and was involved with the development of the CURA proposal.