Natalie Mitton joins government after 14 years at Holland College where she most recently was the Vice-President, Academic and Applied Research. In this senior leadership position, Natalie was responsible for planning, developing and actively encouraging excellence in teaching, scholarship, and applied research. Included in Natalie’s portfolio at Holland College were over 65 full and part-time programs offered across PEI, eight full-time programs offered through the Educational Joint Venture (EJV) program in China as well as all training, courses and micro-credentials offered through Adult Education, the Atlantic Police Academy, Community Education [including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)], the Culinary Institute of Canada, the Marine Training Centre, the PEI Workforce Innovation Centre, and Customized Training departments.
Prior to her position as Vice-President, Natalie held numerous positions at the College including Director of Programs, Curriculum and Instructional Development; Director of Adult and Community Education; and Program Manager of the Applied Sciences, Engineering Technology, Computer Studies, School of Visual Arts and Journalism departments.
Integral to Natalie’s work is the essential, successful collaborations she has developed with the college’s many stakeholders including industry, various funding partners and the Provincial and Federal Governments. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Arts, Major in French, a Bachelor of Education with a specialization in French, and a Master of Education and Leadership.