Several consultants with relevant workplace diversity, team building, conflict resolution and communication, and other pertinent experience implement and monitor projects. While each consultant is highly skilled to facilitate individually, some training is team-taught with two or more trainers per session.
Michael Kane Ed.D.
Michael Kane is an international facilitator and training consultant who also serves as an adjunct professor for University College at Tulane University. In addition to his twenty-three years teaching management courses at Tulane, he has extensive experience as a facilitator and trainer of managers and staff in both the private and public sectors. This includes fifteen years experience as a Spanish-speaking facilitator/trainer and consultant in training and development projects for numerous private multinational corporations and government ministries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Middle East.
He was an American Management Association course facilitator and contract trainer in fourteen Latin American countries. His specialties included judicial administration, educational and fiscal administration projects. He is experienced in the design and facilitation of seminars and workshops in negotiations and management training, corporate retreats, strategic planning, SWOT analysis, diversity strategy, communications, leadership, group process, decision-making, employee performance appraisal, customer service and time management, as well as meeting facilitation, outdoor team building, and consultations in general human resource administration. Dr. Kane is bilingual in Spanish/English, fluent in Portuguese and less fluent in French. He is a co-founder of Loyola University’s Twomey Training Center and a faculty member of Tulane’s Professional Development Institute. He received his doctorate in educational change leadership in 1980 from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
Ted Quant, BA
Ted Quant, BA – Senior Facilitator – is a trainer, social activist, and administrator specializing in conflict resolution, diversity training, team building, youth leadership development and communication in schools, corporations and community groups. He currently serves as the director of Loyola University’s Twomey Center for Peace through Justice, which is the social justice department of Loyola University New Orleans.
Mr. Quant conducts the nationally recognized Resolving Conflict Creatively Program in public schools and serves on the board and provides training to the 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement based in Selma, AL. He led a multi-university collaborative that developed the conflict resolution curriculum for the New Orleans Police Academy and trained the trainers to implement it. He co-authored with Michael Kane a training manual for promoting diversity as part of a five-year diversity process with Du Pont Corporation – Pontchartrain Works.
Quant has worked with AT&T Small Business Systems, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Southern Voter Education Project, the Texas Farm Workers March to Washington, and Chevron Oil. He was trained by and trained for the Peace Development Foundation of Boston, MA and Educators for Social Responsibility of Cambridge, MA. He has been a laborer, longshoreman, and union shop steward. He served in the U.S. Army.
Let Ted guide your group through a highly effective training program.
Al Alcazar Ph.D.
Al Alcazar was a political refugee from the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines and has been in the US since his exile over forty years ago. He is the director of Loyola University’s Twomey Center for Peace through Justice, the editor of the Blueprint for Social Justice, the founder of Pre-college Incubation Experiences for Math and the Natural Sciences (PRIEMMANS), and a co-founder of the Intercultural Charter School. He is a conflict resolution and diversity trainer and has done social change work both in the Philippines and in the United States. He teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the Languages and Cultures and the Religious Studies Departments at Loyola University, in the graduate School of Social Work at Tulane University, and in the Summer Principal Academy at Columbia University’s Teachers College.