This past Sunday I attended our annual Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) Annual Heads’ and Chairs’ Conference with our incoming Board Chair Karen McKay. Regardless of it being virtual, I have been looking forward to reflecting on its important theme of Transcending 2020: Recovering and Reinventing.
Stories are powerful- they foster learning and can be catalysts for change. Over the past several weeks, our Junior School girls have been reading a number of stories about the traumatic impact residential schools have had on Indigenous people across our country.
Inspiration for this week’s blog came from both within and outside our SCS community.
Over the past three months, I have written much about the opportunities for learning that I believe have come about because of the COVID-19 crisis.
On Thursday of this past week, I had the opportunity to attend a webinar facilitated by the Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) that brought together four independent school-affiliated leaders from around the globe,
During times of uncertainty, it is important to stay true to one’s values, to move forward step by step, and to surround yourself with those who will support you by providing constructive feedback,
It seems odd to be writing this, my first blog after our March Break, knowing that our community and the world are facing a new normal for at least a while,
My blog this week is inspired by a number of things that have occurred over the course of this past week that have reminded me of our important work as educators.
Below are my words to our community at our Carol Service on December 19.
Good evening and welcome to our St. Clement’s Carol Service, a time in which we gather to celebrate the Christmas Story,
As St. Clement’s plans strategically for the coming years, it has been imperative to research trends, gather external and internal data, and access research. One piece of research that has recently come to our attention is a White Paper on Gen Z entitled Gen Z: a Generation to Look Up To.
It is amazing to me that this year marks the final year of our three-year strategic plan. It is time to begin planning for the future. In some ways, ‘planning for the future’ seems fruitless as the future is an unknown entity.