Deputy Superintendent Kelly Wilkins - Retirement Announcement
It is with mixed emotions that Parkland School Division is announcing the retirement of Deputy Superintendent, Kelly Wilkins, effective June 30, 2016.
During her 35 years with Parkland School Division, Kelly has served the Division in a variety of capacities, including teacher, counselor, special education coordinator and 30 years of administrative experience which has included assistant principal, principal, Associate Superintendent and for the past 5 years, Deputy Superintendent. In addition to overseeing the creation and development of Greystone Centennial Middle School, Kelly has been a school-based administrator at Muir Lake School, Duffield School, Brookwood School, Queen Street School and École Broxton Park School. Kelly began her career as a Grade 3 teacher at Muir Lake School. She was instrumental in transitioning the Spruce Grove schools to Early/Middle Years Schools and in promoting the development of professional learning communities in division schools. Kelly’s influence is prevalent throughout the school division as she has shared her gifts through the implementation of the division’s leadership development program and has been a mentor to many current administrators spread out throughout Parkland School Division.
“Kelly's leadership is a big reason PSD has a reputation around the country for being a forward-thinking and innovative school division that any person in education would want to be a part of,” sited Superintendent Tim Monds.
“She's got an eye for talent and knows how to get the right people on the bus and headed in the right direction. We know her retirement isn't going to be just good - it'll be great...and well deserved!”
“I feel very fortunate that I was called to the work of educating children and I have been truly blessed to have the opportunity to live out my dream,” said Wilkins.
“Words can’t express what it means to me to be able to say that I’ve journeyed through my whole professional career all with Parkland School Division. I will cherish the many friendships that will continue as I head into a new phase of my life.”
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Parkland School Division