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Peter Beens
Works at Beamsville District Secondary School
Lives in Niagara Falls, ON
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Elio Motors Shreveport Operations (Extended Cut Video)
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OCTE Office Administrator Position
OCTE is currently seeking the position of an Office Administrator. For details, see the following posting: https://goo.gl/OqPAJM
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Body Panels, Powertrain Prepped and Ready for E-Series Assembly
(Original post at  https://goo.gl/X6eXK4 ) "Elio Motors’ Pilot Operations Center in Livonia, Mich., currently is a hotbed of activity in the building of the E-Series vehicles. In this week’s Momentum, we’re taking a look at the arrival of a shipment of body...
(Original post at https://goo.gl/X6eXK4) "Elio Motors’ Pilot Operations Center in Livonia, Mich., currently is a hotbed of activity in the building of the E-Series vehicles. In this week’s Momentum, we’re taking a look at the...
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Important Message about Desire2Learn (D2L)
From the Ontario Ministry of Education: The Ontario Ministry of Education’s Virtual Learning Environment Request for Bid (RFB 1135/OSS_00546524) has been cancelled. The Ministry plans on issuing a revised VLE RFB later this year. The Ministry will be workin...
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Elio Reservations Update - Over 50,000! (50155)
It's been a long time coming but we've finally reached the 50k milestone! When I put my deposit on the Elio sales were fairly brisk, routinely exceeding 50 per day (averaged) and often 100 per day. After September 2014, when the 50% reservation bonus was wi...
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Alter the Course of Transportation with Elio Motors (video)

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Elio Reservations Update - Over 55,000! (55021)
It's taken about four months for reservations to go from 50K to 55K, averaging about 36 per day. In my previous update about sales I was optimistically hoping to pick up my Elio in the summer of 2017, but, with the news that the first 100 will be going to a...
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Elio Prototype History
For a great article detailing the history of the Elio prototypes, see... https://www.eliomotors.com/the-journey-continues
For a great article detailing the history of the Elio prototypes, see... https://www.eliomotors.com/the-journey-continues
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Technological Education Best Practices - Call For Writers
On behalf of OCTE: Ontario Council for Technology Education CALL FOR LEAD WRITERS AND WRITERS FOR BEST PRACTICES BASED ON STUDENT CENTERED LEARNING The Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE) has partnered with the Curriculum and Assessment Policy B...
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Elio Motors Releases Body Framing and Engine Cradle Design to Suppliers for E-Series Engineering Prototype Builds
"Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer launching a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted base price of $6,800, today announced that it has released to its suppliers the body framing and engine cradle design for its E-Serie...
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Digital Literacy Resource -- Teens’ Top 5 Technology Mistakes
This morning I shared an article entitled "Teens’ Top 5 Technology Mistakes" with my BTT1O class. It can be found at http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756894 . The five "mistakes" mentioned are: Forgetting to Log Out Right Message— Wrong Pers...
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Announcing the 2016 OCTE Conference, May 2016
OCTE Conference May 12 to 14 2016 “Setting the Standards-Practicing Safe Tech” Hilton Meadowvale,  Mississauga Take Advantage of the Early Bird Rate and Register Now Secondary Check out the OCTE web site  www.octe.on,ca   to view this year’s program and pre...
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Niagara Falls, ON
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St. Thomas, ON - Kingston, ON - Camp Borden, ON - Cold Lake, AB - Hamilton, ON - Fort Erie, ON - London, ON - Toronto, ON - Greensville, ON - Cornwallis, NS - Arnhem, Netherlands
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Teacher, Photographer, Motorcyclist, Learner, Future Elio owner.
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Technical Director, Computer Site Manager, and teacher at Beamsville District Secondary School. Ex-Computer Studies and Technological Education Education Officer, Ministry of Education. Ex-Flight Test Technologist, MBB/Eurocopter. Home town was St. Thomas, but moved around while in Armed Forces and have now settled in the Niagara region.
 
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President of the Association for Computer Studies Educators (ACSE, www.acse.net). Chair of Ontario Teachers Federation Curriculum Forum Steering Committee. Member of the Ontario Council for Technology Educators communications committee.
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Teacher (Tech Director)
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  • Beamsville District Secondary School
    Technical Director, Computer Site Manager, 2009 - present
  • Ministry of Education
    Education Officer, 2007 - 2009
  • Westlane Secondary School
    Technical Director, 1993 - 2007
  • MBB Helicopters / Eurocopter
    Senior Flight Test Technologist, 1985 - 1993
  • Canadian Armed Forces
    Flight Test Technician, 1981 - 1985
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Great hotel, fantastic breakfast buffet, but having to pay $15 for parking was a shock. Downtown I could understand, but not here.
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My Ravioli order was way too big to finish it! Huge portions, great value. Will definitely go back if I'm in the area again.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I was pleased with my stay here, although next time I'll be sure to get a room closer to the office so I have wi-fi and a swim suit so I can enjoy the pool!
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Was very pleased with the service, the price, and the food (burger). Would go back again.
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