Meet the Instructor

Chuck Groot

 Int'l Award Winning Photographer
Teacher/Facilitator
Marketing / Entrepreneurship / Digital Imaging / Photography Expert 

Chuck Groot won his first national award, the Canadian Amateur Medal, at the age of fifteen, doing an expose on pollution.

From there, he has gone on to win acclaim for his photography in Canada, The United States, Japan, Australia and Europe, accumulating over 50 national and international titles.

Chuck has his Fellow of the Professional Photographers of British Columbia (F/PPABC), which is the highest award honoring photographers in British Columbia.

He is one of few photographers in Canada who has earned the prestigious Master of Photographic Arts degree (MPA). As well, Kodak has presented him with two of their Gallery Awards for Excellence.

He was the youngest photographer to be invited to join the American Society of Photographers.

His studies have not ended there.

Chuck teaches Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Photography, and Digital Imaging at a local high school – and consequently knows about effective learning strategies.

He was granted the Federal Business Development Bank Certificate of Achievement in outstanding contribution towards Small Business Owner Management under the FBDB Community Business Initiative and was awarded a Professional Certificate by the British Columbia College of Teachers.

He took part in an Advanced Entrepreneurship Masters Program at the University of Victoria. Chuck’s career has been enriched by study under master motivators and strategists such as Tony Robbins, Jay Abraham, Robert G. Allen, Mark Victor Hansen, Jack Canfield, Cory Rudl and Mike Litman to name a few.

Chuck Groot feels that what is more important than all his awards and accolades is his sincere desire to help you succeed… to create the life you deserve.

You can learn more about him or experience his work here at the Essential Academy or through his Social Media links on his profile.
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