Additional Administrative Appointments for 2021-2022
May 14, 2021 - Parkland School Division’s Superintendent of Schools, Shauna Boyce, is pleased to announce some additional administrative appointments for the 2021-2022 school year. PSD’s Leadership Team will welcome three new members including two internal candidates who will make their first foray into administrative roles.
The moves are a result of the retirement of Shauna Wray as a long-time Assistant Principal in PSD coupled with the movement of Cherie Lovsund and Tanya Neuman into Principal roles for Duffield School and Stony Plain Central respectively.
“We are excited to welcome these new members into Parkland School Division’s Leadership Team,” stated Superintendent Boyce.
“All three of these new administrators have a wide range of teaching experiences and proven track records of exceptional communication skills that will translate into meaningful relationship building in their respective school communities.”
Luke English, Assistant Principal
Copperhaven School (K-9)
Luke English began his teaching career in 2010 with Parkland School Division as a classroom teacher for early years students at Tomahawk School where he spent three years teaching almost every grade in the school. From there, Mr. English moved to Greystone Centennial Middle School where he was part of the Grade five and six teams for five years. Before his current post as an early years teacher in the Virtual Learning program at Connections for Learning, Mr. English taught for two years at Copperhaven School when it first opened up.
Luke earned his Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta in 2010 majoring as a Generalist with a Minor in Educational Psychology.
"Being part of the team that opened Copperhaven school was one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of my career. I am so excited to be re-joining this wonderful community."
Warren Moody, Assistant Principal
Stony Plain Central School (K-9)
Warren Moody joins Parkland School Division following a 6-year stint with Sturgeon Public Schools. He is currently the Principal of Gibbons School, a middle years Grades 5 - 9 school in Gibbons, AB. Mr. Moody’s first experience as a school administrator came as an Acting Vice Principal at Lilian Schick School in Bon Accord, AB. Mr. Moody began his teaching career with Northern Gateway Public Schools in Whitecourt, AB primarily based in a Grade 6/7 split class as part of a Hockey Canada Skills Academy. He also taught Social Studies and Language Arts in the Middle Years setting and has experience teaching Phys Ed at the High School level.
Warren earned a combined Bachelor of Education/Physical Education degree from the University of Alberta in 2010. He also added a Masters of Education (Educational Leadership) from the University of Lethbridge in 2019. In 2020, Mr. Moody also earned an Executive Education Certificate from the University of Alberta School of Business.
"I am thrilled with the opportunity to join Parkland School Division. I look forward to working with all of the students, families and community members at Stony Plain Central School. It is an exciting time to join the staff at Stony Plain Central School and continue to imagine, achieve, grow and celebrate with the school."
Dave Oldham, Assistant Principal
High Park School (K-9)
Dave Oldham is completing his 21st year as an educator and he has spent his entire career with Parkland School Division. He has held a variety of positions primarily at Spruce Grove Composite High School teaching Phys Ed, special education, Work Experience, Social Studies and Math.
Dave also added experience as a Learning Coach in the 2013-14 school year and filled in as Acting Principal when called upon. When Prescott Learning Centre opened for the 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Oldham moved there to teach Grade 8 and take on the role as the Athletics Department Lead. He moved into his current role as a Life Academic Work Skills (LAWS) Teacher back at Spruce Grove Composite High School in 2017. He has also tried his hand in the political arena as City of Spruce Grove Councillor and has held that office since 2017.
Oldham also spent the 2015-16 school year as the MacEwan University Women’s Basketball Head Coach. From 2004-2019, Dave was also the Founder and Executive Director of the Children of Ecuador Foundation to promote global citizenship opportunities for schools and individuals.
Oldham earned a combined Education/Physical Education degree from the University of Alberta in 2000 with a Physical Education Major and Special Education Minor.
“I am excited for the opportunity to continue my teaching career in a new role, learning alongside the staff, students, and families at High Park School. I've been fortunate to spend many years at SGCHS and am grateful to the wonderful staff and community of people I've worked with."
For further information, contact:
Shauna Boyce, Superintendent