Joan Coy has taught High School Math and Science in Canada for over 30 years. She is currently Principal of PAVE, a Grade 4 to 12 on-line school using Moodle as the LMS. A Moodle Certified Teacher, she administers on the PAVE site, and has taught online Moodle training courses with Open2Know. Joan chairs an Alberta wide educator group for the purpose of sharing Moodle courses and best practices and, as well, serves on the Program Committee for the Canadian Moodlemoot. This is all part of her passion for this open source Virtual Learning Environment. She has presented provincially, nationally and internationally on topics relating to teaching mathematics, on-line education, Moodle and assessment.
Aside from working, Joan is part of a landscaping tree farm in Northwestern Alberta with her two children. She enjoys painting, making stained glass, travel, skiing, and gardening in her free time.