Stony Plain, AB, CanadaAug 2007 - Jun 2009
engaged in their learning. The time for guided conversation has been extremely valuableto ensure that our practice has become transformational for students.•Developed in collobaration with the Forest Green School community, a school councilafter several years of not having one within the school.This has been an importantelement of creating a positive and collaborative school culture.•Partnered with parents and staff to help create the 2010-2011 Education Plan.This wasa fantastic opportunity for our school to build upon the vision together.•Focused on the priority that “Every child is a leader”, as defined by Stephen Covey’s,“The Leader in Me” book and d
eveloped ample opportunities for our students to be schoolleaders.
Administered division programs such as the Early Years Alternative Program (EYALT) aswell as Balanced Literacy.These are programs that are used by all of Parkland SchoolDivision, yet are run from Forest Green School.
•Used our school budget to ensure a safe environment and support learning initiativeswithin our school.•Worked with all schools to ensure successful placements for several students with theConnections for Learning program.•Facilitated the successful transition of Parkland School Division’s Stony Creek Programfrom Muir Lake to Forest Green School. This work with the parent and staff community,along with a transition team led by an outside facilitator, ensure the program continued toprosper.•Teamed with the Paul Band First Nation community to ensure students from the areahave continued success at Forest Green School.We have also ensured that we havecontinuously infused FNMI culture into our school sites through our work with Paul Bandand our FNMI Liaison.
Muir Lake Community School (K-9)
•Worked with all staff at MLCS and promoted an open dialogue to continuously improveour school tobest serve students.•Modeled and encouraged hard work, risk taking, and commitment to division and schoolgoals.•Worked diligently with the staff and principal to implement and promote a model of shared leadershipwithin the school.•Lead administrator for the Stony Creek Program and worked intensively to facilitate amove to anew building within Parkland School Division. Led a transition team to help build andmaintainthe best program for the students of the Stony Creek program.•Facilitated the MLCS Student Council which has a main focus on building relationshipswithin theschool community through its activities.•Organized a grade 7-9 fine arts trip to New York that included parents, staff, andstudents traveling together.•Worked with all school stakeholders to help develop the MLCS Education plan for 2009-2011.•Lead facilitator and AISI coordinator in the area of technology integration.This led to thedevelopment of an in-school professional development plan that was very successful inthe area of technology integration.•Implemented an effective model of teacher supervision for MLCS.•Trained and supported teachers as technology leads in both the early years and middleyears settings.•Developed and coordinated scheduling for all teachers from K-9, ensuring that coursedelivery was aligned with the Alberta Education framework.•Collaborated with all stakeholders to develop an Options program that best meets theneeds of students, while educating them on emerging trends in the future.•Developed with the School Council chair a proposal to successfully secure funds for emerging technologies at Muir Lake School.
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