Jocelyn is an educational leader with strong experience in teaching, program management and school administration. Ms. McPike has a B Ed and has taught Kindergarten and elementary grades. She has worked as a Resource teacher, district coordinator and school vice-principal and principal for several years. Ms McPike has done additional training on many important topics: leadership development, advanced leadership development, numeracy and literacy development.

In addition to working on Maple bear program development, Ms. McPike has been very active in developing educational programs and workshops: Writing for Early and Middle Years - implementation and development of K-4 student writing continuum and facilitating in-servicing and instruction in the writing traits for Grades 5-8. She has conducted workshops for Maple Bear in Brazil and Mexico and she has been a leader in the development of Maple Bear training materials in literacy.