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Glenn Gibson

Principal, Millarville Community School

Work experience

Oct 2013Present

Principal

Millarville Community School

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School.  Leadership, management and budgeting for rural K-8 school with approximately 180 students.  

Sep 2012Sep 2013

Instructional Coach

Red Deer Lake School

Instructional coaching involves building capacity in other educators through a model that involves two way communication and feedback cycles between the parties involved that ultimately focuses on improving learning for students.  

Aug 2007Jul 2012

Assistant Principal

Rundle College Society

Teacher evaluation and supervision, curriculum planning, reporting to families and AISI program implementation and reporting. 

Aug 1997Jul 2012

Teacher

Rundle College Society

Grade 4-6 classroom teacher specializing in teaching math, science and computer studies.

Education

Objective

  • Lead a school team in developing best practice through strategic planning and integration of learning technologies.
  • Help children and adults lead a scientifically literate lives.
  • Use design thinking to inspire critical thinking and innovative solutions.
  • Develop innovative programs that allow children to interact with a global audience to enhance relevancy and increase motivation.
  • Build plans to engage learners within a project and inquiry based learning environment. 
  • Develop and utilize technologies to engage stakeholders.

Initiatives

  • Break-out EDU Workshop - Palliser District Teacher's Convention 2017
  • Exploring and using high yield strategies in the classroom (FSD) 2015-2017
  • Assessment Capable Learners - ConnectEDca 2013 - Lead conversation around effective assessment practices
  • School LCD Communication System - RDL/MCS  2012-present
  • School Website Management - RDL/MCS 2012-present
  • Achievement Test Data Analysis - RDL Analysis and goal setting session
  • Twitter for Teachers - Feb 2013
  • Teacher’s Convention Planning Committee – Coordinated with WIC, Calgary Academy and Tanbridge 2005-2011
  • PowerSchool Implementation - Including some setup and administration 2011-2012
  • Technology Committee Member - Coordinated growth and innovation 2011-2012
  • Professional Development Committee - Professional Day Coordination and Implementation 2005-2012
  • Teacher Evaluation Program Implementation - 2008-2012
  • Elementary Teacher Handbook – editing and enhancement – 2007-2011
  • Maintenance of Elementary Website/Moodle  – 2000 - 2012
  • Teacher Websites – implemented school wide teacher websites (Quia Web) – 2006 - 2010
  • House Leagues – school spirit initiative – 2005 - 2008
  • Alberta Initiative for School Improvement - Grant Funding proposals and reports – 2006-2011
  • Professional Learning Community Program – 2004 – 2011

Professional Development Record

  • Big Impact Academy - The Right use of Power for Practitioners Jan. 2018
  • International Baccalaureate - Approaches to Learning in the MYP Sept. 2017
  • Alberta Assessment Consortium Assessment Conference - Sept 2016
  • International Baccalaureate PYP Developing Creativity Workshop - Jan. 2016
  • Crucial Conversations - VitalSmarts - April 2015
  • CRC Coaching Module - Fall 2012
  • International Baccalaureate - Introduction to PYP for School Administrators Fall 2013
  • Engaging Leadership - 2012-2013 FSD Leadership Training
  • Assessment Cohort - 2012-2013 FSD Learning group
  • AISI Action Research Group - 2012-2013 FSD Learning Group
  • CAIS Summer Leadership Institute - Port Hope, Ontario, July 2012
  • Assistant Head’s Conference – Canadian Association of Independent Schools – Montreal, 2010, Calgary2012
  • ASCD Virtual Annual Conference – Streamed from Philadelphia 2012
  • Mount Royal University - Introduction to Conflict Resolution, 2011
  • Marzano's Building Engaged Schools Institute – Calgary 2011
  • ASCD Annual Conference – San Francisco 2011
  • Networked Educational Leader  -  CRC, Calgary 2011
  • TedXCalgary – April, 2010             
  • AISI Conference  - Calgary 2009, Edmonton 2010
  • Change Wars - Solution Tree Conference – Toronto 2008
  • College of Alberta School Superintendents - Start Right Summer Institute for New Administrators – Olds, Alberta 2008
  • Ahead of the Curve – Solution Tree Conference – Vancouver 2007
  • Reaching and Teaching 8 – Teachers Coaching Teachers – Calgary 2008
  • Reaching and Teaching 4 – Creating Professional Learning Communities – Calgary 2004
  • Expository Writing – Barbara Maraconda – Calgary 2003, Refresher in 2010
  • Teaching and Learning Though Technology Summer Institute – Calgary 2002
  • Inlets (Calgary Academy) - Summer Teacher Series – Calgary 2001
  • ATA - Annual Science Council Conferences 1999-2005

Summary

I am interested in exploring opportunities that would allow my passion for science education, design thinking and technology to flourish.  In addition to my desire to lead a passionate team, is a desire to use technology and a design thinking process to drive education forward through driving critical thinking and innovative practice.