News Types: Recognition Awards

PatsyAnn Smith receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

November 15th, 2019

R.F. Staples School Program Assistant, PatsyAnn Smith is a dedicated and passionate professional. She makes connections, develops a strong rapport and always has the best interest of the students at heart. Teri Egert says, “PatsyAnn is an absolute asset to all students at R.F. Staples, and we are incredibly lucky to have her as a […]

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Jessica Luciuk – an excellent teacher, an exceptional instructional leader

November 4th, 2019

Jessica is the Career and Technology Studies/Phys Ed and CALM department head at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). Jessica cares about the well-being of each member of her team. She supports, guides and encourages all with compassion, understanding and professionalism. Jessica’s team says, “Her strong work ethic and deep understanding of processes, technology, software […]

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Aletta Seward receives Exemplary Teacher Award

October 31st, 2019

Vista Virtual School Teacher Aletta Seward has been teaching for over 25 years.  Aletta goes above and beyond, supporting students to help them achieve success and reach their goals. Always checking in, she makes sure they are studying and have what they need to accomplish their tasks. Aletta truly believes in every student and with […]

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Erin Harder — a role model for students

June 25th, 2019

Grade 5 Teacher Erin Harder shows compassion and empathy to all her students.  Erin brings charisma, kindness, consistency, understanding, patience, cooperation and an all-around passion for teaching to École Westlock Elementary School.  With worldwide travelling and teaching experiences, she is able to teach with a level of understanding and compassion that compares to no one. She […]

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Irene Williams goes above and beyond for BCHS

June 24th, 2019

These are just a few things the students in 7-5 say about her: Helps students when they are struggling with a topic/subject Helps students stay organized Supportive of students Brings treats for us She talks to students about what interests them Irene Williams is a Program Assistant at BCHS and has been with Pembina Hills […]

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Josef Martha — a perfect example of an Exemplary Teacher

June 21st, 2019

When working with students, ADLC Science teacher Josef Martha shows patience, kindness and enthusiasm.  Continually striving for excellence Josef goes above beyond for the students and schools he serves. Fellow teacher Karen Davies says, “Josef is a leader at ADLC and often can be found helping others, answering questions, serving on a committee, organizing the […]

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Audrey Degner radiates positivity

June 20th, 2019

Audrey is a First Nations, Metis and Inuit Liaison with Pembina Hills and has been in this role for over five years. Connecting with the students and their families, Audrey is often seen bringing students to school, championing student achievements and supporting them through challenges, just to name a few. Eleanor Hall School Associate Principal […]

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Amber Reeves makes the Swan Hills School family stronger

June 19th, 2019

Amber Reeves demonstrates kindness, caring and patience as a Program Assistant at Swan Hills School.  When asked to take on a challenge, she does it with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.  Amber is dedicated to building strong relationships with every student.  They are always excited to see her smiling face when she personally greets each […]

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Kyle Beattie – teacher, coach and mentor

June 17th, 2019

As a teacher and coach at R.F. Staples Secondary School Kyle Beattie spends a great deal of time developing young players. Kyle coaches cross-country running, volleyball, basketball, badminton, curling, softball and track and field.  He also organizes and runs Westlock Club Volleyball. Captain Chava Gonzalez of the RF Staples Sr. Boys Volleyball team says, “Coach […]

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Tiffany Nanninga – A True Champion of Wellness

June 14th, 2019

Tiffany Nanninga has been a valuable member of the Regional Office team for ten years. She comes to work with a bright smile and a positive attitude, ready to take on whatever challenge comes her way. Her caring nature, enthusiasm and willingness to learn and grow make her a highly respected and trusted staff member. […]

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