Here, There and Everywhere

Superintendent of Schools - This past week I spent two days in Edmonton at the Alberta School Boards Association's Fall Issues Forum. We had four of our trustees attending the forum where discussions were focused on big picture issues impacting schools and school...

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Where Are You on the Continuum?

Registered Provisional Psychologist – The idea of inclusion is not a new one and has certainly been discussed in Rocky View Schools, as well as in the larger education system for some time. We all have our ideas about what inclusion means and have the ability to...

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Thoughts on Leadership

Superintendent of Schools - Last week I had the pleasure of presenting at our Administrative Leadership Program (ALP) kick-off event for the year. This is our ALP-3 group, which consists of 18 new RVS Assistant Principals. Shortly I’ll be meeting and chatting with our...

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Getting the Message Out

Superintendent of Schools - RVS has a wide variety of platforms and an amazing communication department which helps communicate about the work of the division. We leverage websites, blogs, YouTube, Twitter posts, email, electronic newsletters (Replay, On Track, etc.)...

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When is Too Sick for School?

RVS Lead Psychologist - With the return to school, one of the ways parents can keep their sanity and make their kids happy is to establish routines. One of the more important routines is to get your student in the habit of coming to school each and every day. Good...

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