Saskatchewan Teachers Federation - 2014
I am working with other professionals from across Saskatchewan to revise the current new teachers handbook as well as the new teachers handbook for administrators.
Saskatchewan School Based Leaders (SSBL) - ongoing
I am the Prairie Spirit School Division liason for the SSBL.
Ministry of Education - 2006 - 2011
I worked with the Ministry of Education helping develop and score provincial math assessments (AFL program). I served as a scoring leader for two sessions, leading a group of 10 item scorers.
The Innovator's Mindset - 2016
I have created a book club that has been designed to bring together innovative educators from our school division. The group consists of two superintendents, two principals, two vice-principals (including myself), and two teachers. The focus of the group is to discuss the ideas contained within The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros.
Embedding Formative Assessment - 2016
I am part of a group of administrators who are taking part in a book study looking at the ideas presented in Dylan Wiliam's book, Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms. As part of this book study I am lending my voice to the discussion on learning intentions, effective discussions, feedback, and activation of student knowledge to move learning forward.
Assessment Residency - 2014
I am part of an assessment residency team that has been involved with piloting a new grading and reporting system in Prairie Spirit School Division (PSSD). As a part of this I am currently developing a website for members of this team to share artifacts and reflections.
Music Program - 2014
Recently PSSD embarked on a journey to change the way students are exposed to music during their school experience. At Hepburn School we are piloting the new music program.
Administrator's Planning Team - 2010 - 2013
During my tenure on the administrative planning team (APT) I was part of a group that planned regular administrator meetings in PSSD. Part of my role was to chair monthly administrator meetings.
Safe Schools Survey - 2009
During my time at Langham Elementary School I developed a safe schools survey tailored to elementary students. The results were used to implement changes at the school level. I lead a professional development session for my fellow administrators explaining the process and results.