Regina SK S4S 5Z
- Marcia Frid grew up in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan as a "Daughter of the Prairie". She obtained her B.A. in Regina and has lived there since then. She is a writer, children's author, artist, pianist, an employment counselor and Basic Practicum Supervisor with the William Glasser Institute. She presented “I Like You, I Like Me, Too” and the Magic Choice Carpet with Nancy Herrick at the Williams Glasser International Conference at Colorado Springs in 2008.
Marcia has presented "I Like You, I Like Me, Too" and the Magic Choice Carpet to elementary students with extraordinary results, teaching Choice Theory® and helping children learn to make effective choices and enhance their self-esteem. "I Like You, I Like Me, Too" was nominated for the Saskatchewan Book Awards in 2009 in the Education Category. Combining her talents as a writer, poet, artist, musician, and counsellor, these materials present Choice Theory in an engaging and cognitive stimulating program that crosses six areas of the curriculum. She has also included "When I Grow up", her environmental song she composed and wrote encouraging youth to protect the environment.
She has also published four books in the "Bumpy, The Bad Little Bear" series in the early eighties. She has been working with the Saskatchewan Writers Guild for over twenty years reading, teaching with her puppets and teaching art. She has published her poetry in various literary publications, as well as having her work read over CBC radio and performed at Globe Theatre's "On the Line: A Freefall Through New York" in 2001, 2002, and 2003. Marcia has also participated in the Mackenzie Art Gallery Art In Bloom interpreting art from the permanent collection and won People's Choice Awards.
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