Leadership Trees

Superintendent of Schools - I’m a big NFL football fan and I watch my team play weekly, watch league highlights, enjoy pre-game shows, etc. The league is a multi, multi-billion dollar enterprise that is half business and half about the ego of the owners. Successful...

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One Room School House – Still Going Strong

Superintendent of Schools - Last week I continued my formal tours with visits to our schools in Beiseker, Crossfield and our three colony schools. It was my first time at our colony schools (Fairview Colony School, Tschetter Colony School, and West Haven Colony...

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Making it Real or Realistic?

RVS Teacher, Banded Peak School - “Wow… it feels like a business meeting is going on in here!” Our music teacher unknowingly provided the greatest compliment my students could have received last spring on an impromptu visit to our class. Her remark was greeted by...

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Design Cohorts Launch

Greetings from the Learning Department’s 21C team! Not sure who that is or what we do? Check out our introductory article, and then join us back here for an update. If you follow #rvsed or #rvs21c on Twitter, you’re probably well aware that we’ve been doing some fun,...

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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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