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06/22/17

Leadership for teacher leaders is key

Recently, a close friend and colleague reminded me of an axiom that had been fundamental to her thinking about professional learning communities and teacher leadership throughout her career. Namely, that one of the best sources of professional learning just happens… +Read More
06/15/17

CAP organizers highlight importance of having such national events

Even though there was seemingly no shortage of folks making the trek between two nearby downtown Saskatoon hotels sporting lanyards indicating they were part of the Canadian Association of Principals conference, it was all relative. Whereas the last time this national conference was staged in Saskatoon in 2004 there were close to 1,000 delegates, this year’s event attracted less than 300. According to Carol Sarich and Wanda Spooner (both are Saskatoon principals and together with Patrick Mooney served as co-chairpersons... +Read More
Anthony Muhammad
06/15/17

Muhammad carries the flag as cheerleader for creating healthy school culture setting

Given that his bread and butter on the speaking circuit is primarily about creating and maintaining a healthy school culture, it was hardly surprising that Anthony Muhammad came up with probably a dozen sound bites to emphasize the point during… +Read More
05/30/17

Area Students Spend Day at Food Farms

Last Thursday and Friday students from eight schools in our area were out at a food farm learning about food production and agriculture by planting their own crops. Blair’s Family of Companies was the host, as the seeding took place… +Read More
05/26/17

Realizing culture change is not necessarily easy

Educators and administrators from across Canada convened in Saskatoon for the 35th annual Canadian Association of Principals Conference this week. Among the numerous concurrent session and keynote presentations during the three-day event, the 277 attendees heard from Dr. Anthony Muhammad,… +Read More
05/24/17

Principals Gather in Saskatoon

Keynote Speaker Annie Battiste is expected to shed some light on how school principals in the province can adhere to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action at a conference in Saskatoon this week. The Canadian Association of Principals… +Read More
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