Bio of Dudley Morgan
Dudley Morgan (Director of Education | Regional Director for Northwest Territories, Yukon & Nunavut)
Dudley Morgan was born in the parish of Clarendon and has lived in Canada for more than 46 years in several communities including 26 years spent in Canada’s North, Whitehorse, Yukon. His professional and academic life started in Jamaica where he was trained as a Psychiatric Nurse at the Bellevue Hospital School of Nursing.
Further academic development and training resulted in a Diploma in Counseling, BSW (Hons), M.A. Educational Administration, Postgraduate Studies in Youth and Child Care Administration, Postgraduate work in Clinical Social Work, Doctoral work – EdD in Higher Education, and Conflict Management, Negotiation Skills and Mediation Studies.
Dudley’s professional career history covers a period of 47 years in the fields of International Educational and Training Consultancy which he has been involved in for the past 10 years, working in West Africa, South Africa and the Caribbean. He is the CEO and President of Dudley Morgan and Associates – South Africa, with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has been a lecturer and senior educational administrator at the post-secondary level for 26 years, serving for 20 years at Yukon College, Yukon Territory with adjunct positions at Arctic College, North West Territories and University of Regina in Saskatchewan. His specialization was social work courses and youth and child care training. Dudley served on the senior management team of Yukon College for 17 years, culminating in the vice presidential position for the Community and Extension Services Division. During a 26-year period, Dudley was engaged and involved in national and International conference and seminar presentations either independently or with a co-presenter in the areas of education and training; clinical programming for behaviorally and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents; as well as management training.
Dudley has served on numerous local boards, as well as national and international boards, including Television Northern Canada (TVNC); Yukon College; Yukon Community Futures; VOLNET committee; Canadian Mental Health Association – Yukon Division; Cross Roads Addiction Treatment Centre; Challenge Vocational Services Association; Whitehorse Hospital Advisory Board; City of Whitehorse Health Board; Social Network Intervention Group; Yukon Government Employees Union; and Yukon College Employees Union.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Jamaica Diaspora Award for Excellence; Challenge Vocational Alternatives Association Award for long service as the longest serving president of the organization; Yukon Community Futures Committee Commitment Award; Yukon College President’s Award for Quality Service; Yukon College Board of Governor’s Award for director’s special contribution to the college community; Canadian Mental Health Association National Distinguished Service Award; and Association of Canadian Community Colleges Community Educational Leadership Award.