The Power of Imagination: From Possibility to Reality

By Laurie Reid (System Principal of Elementary Program) and Robert Iannuzzi (PhD, Student Achievement Officer for the Ontario Ministry of Education) Navigating through this current Pandemic has highlighted the need for clearly envisioning and enacting the “possible” in leadership.  Viewing ourselves as responsive leaders who are agile in our ability to pivot on a dime, are among […]

“You belong among the wildflowers…”: A reimagined school community blooming into a new way of belonging.

By Alexa Charles Alexa Charles is a teacher in the Coquitlam School District. She loves learning, gardens, and rock and roll. Not necessarily in that order. Tom Petty’s music provides metaphor and meaning for the way I see the world, how I conduct myself as an educator, and who I am as a person. I have […]

Imagination for Inclusion in a Pandemic

By Golda Janzen (Langley School District #35 Administrator) As an elementary school administrator, I recognize that the inclusion of all students is not merely saying “You belong” to a student, but finding ways that support this precise statement on a daily basis. Inclusion in our schools requires encouraging collaborative imagination to make sure everyone feels […]