Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Port Hawkesbury, NS::—The Strait Regional School Board recognized ten (10) members of staff who completed the Aspiring Leaders Program during the Board’s Regular Meeting held this evening, Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
“Your commitment to our students’ achievement and success is evident from your voluntary participation in this leadership program. As a School Board, we are very fortunate to have you as part of our team and extend sincere congratulations to you on this impressive accomplishment,” said Jamie Samson, Chair, Strait Regional School Board.
The Aspiring Leaders Program recipients for 2016 are:
- Jyl Boyle, Vice Principal, Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School
- Andrew Clarey, Teacher, Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy
- Tammy Landry, Teacher, Antigonish Education Centre
- Lisa MacEachern, Vice Principal, Inverness Education Centre/Academy
- Tracy MacIsaac, Teacher, SAERC
- Neil MacQuarrie, Teacher, Inverness Education Centre/Academy
The Aspiring Leaders Program recipients for 2017 are:
- Margaret Boyle, Teacher, Antigonish Education Centre
- Jerry Delorey, Teacher, St. Andrew Junior School
- Cindy MacDonald, Vice Principal, Dalbrae Academy
- Deanna Martell, Teacher, Richmond Education Centre/Academy
The Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP) is offered by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in partnership with the Nova Scotia Educational Leadership Consortium (NSELC) and regional school boards. The goal of the Program is to provide leadership training and skill development to individuals who aspire to become school administrators. The ALP extends over 14 months and leads to a certificate. The certificate is granted by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in partnership with the NSELC and regional school boards.
The components of the Program include:
Summer Institute #1
- Program orientation and Insights Discovery
- The Artisan Teacher with Mike Rutherford
- School Culture and Building Relationships
- Diversity and Social Justice
- Leading Change
- Communication Skills
- Leading Professional Learning
- Instructional Leadership
- School Management
Residency Program (Mentor With School Administration)
- The Residency Program, offered September to September, incorporates the learning and skills from each of the seven Seminars and Summer Institute #2.
Summer Institute #2
- Student Services
- A Culminating Assessment, providing the protégés an opportunity to demonstrate what they know and what they have learned.
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For more information, Please Contact: 1-800-650-4448
Ford Rice, Superintendent of Schools, 902-625-7065;
Jamie Samson, Chair, 902-870-3986;
Deanna Gillis, Coordinator of Communications, 902-625-7093; firstname.lastname@example.org