P3 #49 Chris Nihmey

By Noa Daniel

Passionate educators connect weekly to address questions, explore perspectives and learn from each other.

Chris Nihmey is a mental illness survivor, motivational speaker and author. He is a Canadian Ambassador with the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health and was selected as one of the five 2017-18 Faces of Mental Illness. This summer, he was the recipient of Ottawa’s Mayor City Builder Award for his continued work in mental health in the city and beyond. An author of 5 publications, a motivational speaker, and a teacher, he now speaks about his road to recovery from three debilitating illnesses; from the challenges that nearly ended him, to the triumphs of finding faith, hope, and purpose in his life.

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Noa Daniel

Teacher, Consultant and CBO at The Mentoree and Building Outside the Blocks, Speaker, and Children’s Book Author .

Noa Daniel MEd, is a classroom teacher in the York Region District School Board outside Toronto, Canada. Through her consulting work at Building Outside the Blocks, she creates personalizing projects and initiatives for schools, boards, and communities. Noa is the Co-Founder and Director of The Mentoree, a mentorship community for educators. She is also a blogger, a children’s book author and podcaster. Noa’s children’s books include Crazy for Canada, Old Timers: The One That Got Away, and her newest, Strum and The Wild Turkeys through EduMatch Publishing. Noa hosts OnEdMentors on voicEd Radio and the former show, The Personal Playlist Podcast.