Who’s Telling Your Story?

Assistant Principal, Prairie Waters Elementary – I strongly believe that if you aren’t talking about your school, someone else will. George Couros, author of The Innovator’s Mindset says, “For too long, the narrative of education has been shared mostly by people...

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Keeping the Public in Public Education

Superintendent of Schools – This past week I was part of our first Board of Trustees meeting for the 2016/17 school year. Although it was my first board meeting with RVS, it was not unlike, and actually quite similar, to board meetings in my past life as a Supt...

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Ready to Roll Up Our Sleeves for Literacy!

Literacy Specialists – “Literacy skills are required by everyone in every situation – life wide and throughout our lives – life long. “ (Government of Alberta, Living Literacy, p.6) RVS’ Literacy Specialist Team #rvslit With seventy-one years of combined...

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Professional Learning Matters!

Superintendent of Schools – This past week I was able to attend a number of professional learning opportunities for our staff. It was a great chance for me to meet people, while listening in on the wide variety of professional conversations. We model and value...

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Faces of Rocky View Schools

Director of Communications – September is a magical time of the year in our K-12 education system. You can see it in the faces of our Kindergarten students as they arrive at school for the very first time. You can hear it in the chatter among staff as they catch...

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New Kid on the Block

Superintendent of Schools – Welcome to my first post on Rocky View’s blog site. I hope to write once every week about something that has come up in my week. I may miss a week or two, but what I’ve found is that taking a few minutes to reflect on the week and...

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