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Learning Support Team

The Learning Support Teacher (LST) supports individual teachers and school teams to develop differentiated strategies, to coordinate and to monitor the development of programs for children with diverse learning needs.  They are focused on instructional leadership and building teacher capacity. The Learning Support Teacher (LST) plays a role in collaborating with staff so all students can achieve to the best of their abilities. 

 

Ap 421 Role of Learning Support Teachers

AP 212 Inclusive Education

Janis Bekar
Learning Support Teacher
Banff Community High School

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David Purcell
Learning Support Teacher
Canmore Collegiate High School 

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Leslie Kestle
Learning Support Teacher
Canmore Collegiate High School

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Valerie Chisholm
Assistant Principal/Learning Support Teacher
Banff Elementary School

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Natalie Major
Learning Support Teacher
Banff Elementary School

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Nathalie Poulin
Learning Support Teacher
Elizabeth Rummel School

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Rosanna Ellis
Learning Support Teacher
Exshaw School

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Danelle Prescesky
Assistant Principal/Learning Support Teacher
Lawrence Grassi Middle School

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Megan Barnes
Learning Support Teacher
Lawrence Grassi Middle School

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Success Teachers

The Success Teacher is a unique teaching position within the Division that has been put in place to support the needs of Indigenous students.

For more details see AP 493 Success Teacher

Genevieve Soler
Success Teacher
Exshaw School
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Bilal Abdulghani
Success Teacher
Canmore Collegiate
High School

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Brendon Stewart
Success Teacher
Canmore Collegiate
High School

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Director of Learning Services

Mike Shoemaker

The Director of Learning Services works with school leadership to support the implementation of inclusionary practices and the universal acceptance and belonging of all of our students.  Guided by the CRPS vision and mission, Mike works with school based teams to ensure that our administrative policies both reflect and are implemented to support best practice and adherence to provincial legislation and standards.  Mike has worked in varied school settings as a classroom teacher, learning support teacher and administrator.  As the Director of Learning Services, he is committed to supporting diversity and learning for all our Canadian Rockies Public School students.

 

AP 423 Director of Learning Services