Laurie Faber (B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.) worked as a teacher and teacher mentor in French Second Language programs for Edmonton Public Schools for over 20 years. Due to her excitement with the success of the AIM program with her students, she began presenting workshops throughout Alberta in 2005, in partnership with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. Laurie is currently the instructor for the second language elective course for Education students at Concordia University College. She also teaches an English as a Second Language program for the University of Alberta during the summer term.