facilitator facilitator  /fə ˈsɪ lə ˌteɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who makes progress easier

Usage(s):

  • A Dallas man who lived under a bridge and had no computer skills got help from an online facilitator to post on eBay a plate he says his great-aunt took from the Titanic.

News

  1. Enter the world within yourself at Summit County Chakradance workshop

    Wendy Bradshaw, director of The Spirit of Dance, Yoga, Movement and Meditation and accredited Chakradance facilitator, will lead a three-day Chakradance workshop this weekend in Frisco.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  2. Teachers study for standards switch

    CoreTN facilitator Jennifer Baker, right, looks on as area teachers, from left, Lee Perryman, Lorrie Clark, Debbie Cole and Angie Phifer do an exercise to help them learn and understand the soon-to-be mandated CoreTN style of teaching Tuesday at Spring Hill Middle School.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Columbia Daily Herald

  3. CCSD students fly into science with STARBASE program

    Students Wayatt Andreason, German Madrigal, Andi Leete, Zoe Zubia and Kennedy King launch rockets as CCSD's Equity and Diversity Education Project Facilitator Della Frank looks on.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KTNV Las Vegas

Quotes

  1. Betancourt, who met with President Alvaro Uribe after arriving from Europe, said that though she is "neither a mediator nor a facilitator" she would do her all to try to secure freedom for the rebel-held hostages she left behind in Colombia's...
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: Ingrid Betancourt Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Now, he has to decide which John McCain is going to come to the floor, and I have seen all of the John McCains," Boxer said. "I hope he chooses to be the cooperative John McCain. He can either be a great facilitator of finding solutions or a...
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Barbara Boxer Source: North County Times

  3. "We are bringing Ranjan in as a facilitator in an effort to prevent any ill-feeling that may have been present at the Sydney test from rolling over to Perth," Speed said.
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Malcolm Speed Source: International Herald Tribune

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