Shahid has been working at John Abbott College for 39.5 years in the Chemistry Department as Professor. He has extensive laboratory experience, and teach most chemistry courses. He has a Master’s degree from McGill University (185), and a Diploma of Teaching from the Universite de Sherbrooke (1976).
Shahid has received the prestigious POLYSAR award for Outstanding Teaching in Community and Technical Colleges, presented at CIC/ACs Joint Conference in 1977. In 1994, Shahid received the C3 award for Contributions to Chemical Education.
Shahid taught PERFORMA courses from 1978-1985 for the teaching of college level teachers in their pursuit of a diploma on Collegial Teaching.
Finally, Shahid was one of the authors of the textbook, “Physical Science: Discovering Matter & Energy”, published by Copp Clark Pitman Ltd.