Administrative Appointment - Acting Division Principal

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April 27, 2023 - Parkland School Division Superintendent of Schools, Shauna Boyce is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Aileen Peterson as Acting Division Principal effective May 1, 2023. Ms. Peterson has served students in her most recent role of Assistant Principal of Greystone Centennial Middle School in Spruce Grove since 2016-17. She has been with Parkland School Division in various administrative capacities since 2008 including stops as Principal at Keephills School and Wabamun School, and Assistant Principal at Blueberry School. Prior to that, she was a teacher and administrator in Fort McMurray, AB. She has also taught at Siksika Nation, Inuvik, Northwest Territories and other Alberta communities.

Ms. Peterson earned a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Lethbridge as well as a Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning from the University of Ottawa.

“I am excited and thankful for Ms Peterson to take on this role for the remainder of the school year as we transition to a new HR Director. Aileen’s personable nature and organizational skills will serve us well in the interim. She understands our processes and procedures, and is well-respected amongst her leadership colleagues.” - Shauna Boyce, PSD Superintendent of Schools

"I am grateful to have had the privilege to be part of the Greystone learning community for the past 7 years. I admire the commitment to professionalism, innovation, and strong relationships that exemplify the Greystone staff, students, and families. I feel that my talents and skills, as well as the experience gained as a teacher and administrator in schools, lend well to supporting PSD in this role." - Aileen Peterson

In the role of Acting, Division Principal reporting directly to the Deputy Superintendent, Ms. Peterson will assist with the current busy time as schools prepare for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, specifically related to workforce planning. This interim position will also assist with the transition to a new full-time Director of Human Resources.

Lynn Lang, Acting Assistant Principal
Greystone Centennial Middle School (Gr. 5-9)

Lynn Lang has been a familiar face in the Greystone Centennial Middle School community for the past 15 years. She has been with PSD and Greystone since the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year in various capacities teaching Humanities, Health and Grades 7-9 Phys. Ed. She’s also stepped in as acting admin on occasion when called upon. Ms. Lang currently serves students in a combined role as Inclusive Education Lead and Administrative Support.

Ms. Lang earned a Bachelor of Education from the University of Regina and spent the first five years of her teaching career at École Massey School in Regina. She also earned a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology & Health Studies also from the U of R.

"I'm honoured to be provided with this leadership opportunity at Greystone Centennial Middle School. I look forward to serving the staff, students, and families from this capacity and to continue to foster the important relationships and the amazing work of the community within this building. Growing as an educator is something I value, and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to expand and grow in a leadership role." - Lynn Lang

 

For further information, contact:
Mark Francis, Deputy Superintendent
Phone: 780-963-4010
Email: mark.francis@psd.ca

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