Reid has a Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Simon Fraser University. His background is in Education and he spent the past four years as Director of Education for a private college in Vancouver. Prior to that, Reid taught at the high school level for 10 years and was a summer school Principal and Vice Principal for the final three. He has worked with a broad spectrum of learners ranging from at risk grade seven students, to college level international students, to 60 year old completing their high school diplomas and everything in between. Reid has extensive experience in program evaluation, curricular design and instructional supervision.