The Coast Mountains Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Geoff McKay to the position of District Technical Skills Administrator for the Northwest Regional Trades & Employment Training Centre effective August 1, 2015. The Trades & Employment Training Centre will enter its first year of operation commencing August 2015 and will be located in the former Thornhill Junior Secondary School.
Currently the Acting District Technical Skills Administrator since February 2015, Mr. McKay has been working with the school district’s senior management team in the development of the Trades & Employment Training Centre. He brings a diverse background to his new position, and prior to rejoining the school district in June 2010 he managed a construction company in the Terrace area for several years. Mr. McKay also held an equipment… Continue reading
CMSD82 2015-2016 Leadership Staffing Appointment – Andrew Calhoun, BVS Principalship (PDF Format Bulletin)
The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the leadership staffing appointment of Mr. Andrew Calhoun to the permanent position of Principal at Bear Valley School.
Currently the Acting Principal at Bear Valley School, Mr. Calhoun will assume the permanent principalship position effective August 1, 2015.
Mr. Calhoun holds a Master of Education in Multi-Disciplinary Leadership from the University of Northern British Columbia and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia. He brings a wealth of secondary teaching experience with a background in Social Studies, Physical Education, Math and Science.
His strong teaching base and commitment to young people and their success will have a positive impact on Bear Valley School. The students, staff and parents will benefit from Mr. Calhoun’s proven commitment to student learning… Continue reading
CMSD82 2015-2016 Leadership Staffing News (PDF Bulletin Format)
The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the following leadership staffing appointments for the 2015-2016 school year effective August 1, 2015:
Currently the Vice Principal of New Hazelton Elementary School, Ms. Campbell has been appointed Principal of New Hazelton Elementary School. She holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Alberta specializing in Elementary Education and Special Education and a Master of Education Degree from the University of Victoria where her thesis focused on Parental Involvement in Schools. She is currently working on a Post Graduate Certificate Program in Special Education with Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Ms. Campbell has served as New Hazelton Vice Principal since September 2012. Her strong background in primary education, knowledge and passion for early learners and… Continue reading
CMSD82 News Release – Mark Newbery Appointment, HSS Principalship August 1, 2015 (Announcement in PDF Format)
Mark is a long-term employee with the School District and a long-term resident of Hazelton. He has held various teaching positions including a teaching assignment at Hazelton Secondary School prior to assuming his present role as Principal at Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School. Mark holds a degree in Outdoor Recreation and Geography from Lakehead University, PDP qualification as a Primary School Teacher from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Arts degree in multi-disciplinary leadership from UNBC.
Mark’s teaching career has been characterized by hard work, reliability and a focus on student success. His work in schools has always portrayed… Continue reading
Kitimat City High Student, Shadow Emile, was one of many Coast Mountains School District students from around the northwest who took part in the 2015 Skills Canada BC Northwest Regional Trades Competition held on January 23 at the Northwest Community College (Terrace Campus). Shadow competed in the Culinary Arts portion of the competion and placed third overall!
Shadow is currently enrolled in the ACE IT Culinary Arts Program at Northwest Community College.
Well Done Shadow!