CMSD82 Board of Education News Release – June 27, 2019

 

The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 acknowledges and has clearly heard the concerns that have recently been brought forward by students, parents, community members and partner groups.

In response to those concerns, the Superintendent of Schools and senior staff presented the Board of Education with a one-year transition plan which was approved at yesterday’s In Camera Board Meeting. The one-year transition plan supports the following leadership staffing for the 2019-2020 school year:

Phillip Barron and Cory Killoran will remain in their present roles of Principal and Vice Principal respectively at Skeena Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year. Sonja Donnan will assume the role of Vice Principal at Skeena Middle School effective August 1, 2019.

Pam Kawinsky will remain in her present role of Principal at Suwilaawks Community School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Cindy Sousa will assume the role of Vice Principal at Uplands Elementary School effective August 1, 2019. This position reflects the addition of a Vice Principal at Uplands Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Mark Newbery will assume the role of Principal at Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School effective August 1, 2019.

Julia Jacobs will assume the role of Vice Principal at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School effective August 1, 2019. This position reflects the addition of a second Vice Principal at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Joe Dominguez will assume the role of Vice Principal at Caledonia Secondary School effective August 1, 2019. This position reflects the addition of a second Vice Principal at Caledonia Secondary School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Robert Whitmell will assume the role of Vice Principal at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School effective August 1, 2019.

This one-year plan will provide the opportunity for the school district to develop a collaborative leadership staffing transition in preparation for the 2020-2021 school year, while engaging mentorship opportunities for Principals and Vice Principals assuming new roles for the upcoming and subsequent school years.

The Board of Education extends its sincere appreciation to all students and staff recognizing the timing of this announcement comes on the heels of the end of the school year.

We look forward to ensuring the continued learning success for our students, their well-being and that of our staff. May everyone have a safe and enjoyable summer with family and friends.

Sincerely,

Shar McCrory
Chairperson, Board of Education

 

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