Strategic Approaches

Adapt-Change… Then Do it Again!

Mark Barasaba & Bev Duperron

Creating a Climate Condusive to Change

Myranda Shepherd

High School Redesign Strategies that Support Student Learning in a Large School

David Bouma and Susie Sirman
Archbishop O’Leary Catholic High School
Edmonton, AB
Grades 10-12, Pop 1650, Phase 1

An example of one school’s implementation of school wide collaborative structures and practices to bring about systemic changes that support student learning in a largeschool community.

High School Redesign Strategies that Support Student Learning in a Small School

Danica Martin, Jay Steeves, Spruce View School
Spruce View, AB
Grades 1-12, 300 Students, Phase 2
TJ Kennerd, Andrew School
Andrew, AB
Grades 1-12, 125 Students, Phase 3

Strategies shared by two schools who implemented school wide collaborative structures and practices to support systemic changes that enhance student learning in a small school setting.

High School Redesign Strategies that Support Students in a Large School

Dan Lower
Lindsay Thurber Composite High School
Red Deer, AB
Grades 10-12, 1800 Students, Phase 3

An example of one school’s implementation of school wide collaborative structures and practices to resulting in systemic changes that support student learning in a largeschool community.

I Wish I was Back in High School

Colleen Munro – Chair, Rocky View Schools Board of Trustees
Rocky View Schools

In this talk, Colleen will bring her perspective as a community member, longtime resident and Rocky View alumna to the process of High School Redesign at Cochrane High and speak to the why of Cochrane High School’s successful change, its “Student-Centric” team.

Moving Forward with High School Redesign in a Small School

Danica Martin

Thriving, Rigor, Coveralls and Steel Toed Boots

Gerry Fijal – Director in Learning Innovation
Calgary Board of Education

In his talk, Gerry will discuss the nature and purpose of High School Redesign by reflecting on the question: are we having the right conversations? Gerry will use examples to provoke conversation about what we currently mean by “success” in school.

Turn it Inside Out, Redesign Planning

Mark McCrudden – Principal, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic High School
Evergreen Catholic Schools

When developing a model for High School Redesign, it is essential the principles selected as the foundation of the plan are chosen for the specific needs and culture of your school. So what if those very principles are turned inside out and become the foundation of the planning process? In his talk, Mark will take the foundational principles and apply them to staff processes.

Who are We Leaving Behind?

Piet Langstraat – Superintendent
Red Deer Public Schools

In his talk, Piet will focus on the idea of engagement and personalization in education, using stories to drive home his belief. How can we create a system that is personalized for all students?

Voices of Leadership: Our Shared Experiences

Chris Meaden and Matt Christian
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016

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