Carolyn Gartke is a visionary and results-oriented individual with a wide range of leadership experiences in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Lithuania. Beginning her career as K-12 educator and moving on to experiences in the areas of non-profit, educational administration, and government, Carolyn has always believed in investing herself in the personal and career development of those with whom she works. As an innovative, creative, and solution-oriented individual, she seeks to empower others to be "possibility" thinkers in terms of visioning and problem-solving, whether in developing a strategic plan or in day-to-day interactions.
Carolyn's warm and committed coaching presence, along with a willingness to ask "the hard questions," establishes a trusting partnership which leads to results. Her coaching clients have included educational leaders, medical professionals, human resources professionals, non-profit administrators, consultants, and small business owners.
Carolyn holds an M.Ed. in Administration and Leadership from the University of Alberta.Carolyn is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC); holds a Systemic Team Coaching Certificate; and is certified to deliver EQi 2.0 and EQ360, Strength Deployment Inventory, and Fierce Conversations.
Carolyn has been happily married for 31 years and is blessed with four amazing children, two lovely daughters-in-law, and two very special grandchildren. In her spare time Carolyn enjoys reading, running, traveling and spending time with family