Assistant Principal Appointments
Parkland School Division’s Superintendent of Schools Tim Monds is pleased to announce the following administrative appointments for the 2014-2015 school year effective August 2014.
Current Assistant Principals within the Division who will be changing posts include Leslie Kronewitt who heads from Graminia School to Woodhaven Middle School. Treena Neumann will assume the post of Assistant Principal at Muir Lake School upon return from her upcoming maternity leave.
Four Parkland Division teachers are also excited for the opportunity to transition from the classroom into an administrative role. Marcie Enders moves from Tomahawk School to become the Assistant Principal at Forest Green and Connections for Learning. Marsie Fisk leaves Memorial Composite High School to become an Assistant Principal at École Broxton Park for a one-year acting term. Kerri Kenwell moves from the music room to the Assistant Principal’s office at Graminia School. Stony Plain Central School's Assistant Principal vacancy will be filled by Cam Robertson who comes over from Memorial Composite High School.
“This is an exciting time of year and we couldn’t be more pleased with the quality and character of leaders being produced by Parkland School Division,” stated Mr. Monds “All of these successful candidates embrace all the qualities found in our Division priorities where we strive to engage our students, staff, community and demonstrate a stewardship of resources. Once again, the best people for the job are right in our backyard.”
Leslie Kronewitt, Assistant Principal
Woodhaven Middle School (Gr. 5 - 9)
Leslie earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta in 1997. She has been with Parkland School Division through her entire professional career starting as a substitute teacher followed by stops at Forest Green School, Connections for Learning and her most recent role as Assistant Principal in Graminia. She’s taught Grades 1,2,3, and 6 and has been in various Administrative roles since 2006.
“I am thankful for all the opportunities that I experienced at Graminia School, and will miss the wonderful students and staff.” stated Kronewitt. “I am excited about the opportunity to work and learn alongside the Woodhaven team, to support teachers and students in their work as we embrace new and exciting change in education.”
Treena Neumann, Assistant Principal
Muir Lake School (Gr. K - 9)
Ms. Neumann earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001, with a major focus of Drama. In 2004, Treena earned her Bachelor of Education with Distinction – after degree, both from the University of Alberta. Ms. Neumann’s teaching career began in 2004, working with various school divisions in Alberta, with a focus on Middle Years. Treena started with Parkland School Division in 2006 at Woodhaven Middle School, where she has taught Grade 8/9 English, Social and Drama. She began her administrative career as an Assistant Principal at Woodhaven Middle School in 2011.
"I am excited to meet and learn from the students, staff and community at Muir Lake." said Neumann. "This is a great opportunity to learn about a new community and Muir Lake offers great opportunities and has amazing programs. Although, I will miss the relationships I have built at Woodhaven Middle School. I am looking forward to building new relationships and growing my leadership experiences.”
Muir Lake Grade 8 teacher Nealle Dickson will assume the role of Acting Assistant Principal while Mrs. Neumann is on maternity leave.
Marcie Enders, Assistant Principal
Forest Green School (Gr. K - 6)
Marcie completed a Bachelors of Education after a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Alberta and is currently exploring Masters Programs in the area of Leadership. She began her teaching career with Parkland in 2005 as a substitute teacher and the following year began working at Tomahawk School. At Tomahawk she has served as a grades seven to nine teacher, Inclusive Education Lead, and relief administration.
“I am very excited to be joining the Forest Green team and to work with the students, staff and parents as we move forward with the Inspiring Education framework,” said Enders. “I will miss the truly amazing staff and students at Tomahawk School but I am looking forward to the new experiences and opportunities at Forest Green as we work support our kids to do incredible things.”
Marsie Fisk, Assistant Principal
École Broxton Park School (Gr. K-9)
Marsie completed her Bachelor Of Education Degree from the University Of Alberta in 1995. She spent 14 years with Northern Gateway Public Schools in Alberta Beach, Valleyview and Whitecourt before joining PSD in 2009 at Memorial Composite High School. Marsie has taught a variety of subjects and has held various roles such as Student Services Counsellor, Special Needs Coordinator, and most recently that of a Learning Coach with PSD.
“It’s an exciting time in education, there are so many possibilities for our students and staff as we look to the future. I am looking forward to working alongside the Ecole Broxton Park community as we discover what this will look like!”
Kerri Kenwell, Assistant Principal
Graminia School (Gr. K-9)
Kerri earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta in 1997. She will be completing her Masters of Education program at the University of Alberta this summer. Kerri began her teaching career with Parkland School Division in 1997 as a Music Specialist at Graminia School. In that time she has also taught a variety of assignments in kindergarten to Grade 9.
"I am honored to be joining the dynamic team of administrators in Parkland School Division as Assistant Principal at Graminia School." stated Kenwell. "I look forward to collaborating with the staff, students and school community in a new capacity, in order to continue fostering the long-term relationships that I’ve developed here as a teacher over the past 17 years."
Cam Robertson, Assistant Principal
Stony Plain Central School (Gr. K-9)
Cam earned his Bachelor of Education - secondary route from the University of Alberta in 2001 and has been a passionate educator within Parkland School Division since 2002. In the 12 and a half years since, he has served the students and staff of Memorial Composite High School in Stony Plain as teacher, Social Studies Department Head and most recently as Innovative Teaching Coordinator.
“I’m excited and honoured to be joining the committed team of educators at Stony Plain Central School.” said Robertson. “I look forward to working with students, staff, and parents to continue the excellent work that is already well underway.”
For more information contact:
Kelly D. Wilkins
Parkland School Division No.70