News Types: Recognition Awards

Laura McCartney: Bringing languages to life for ADLC students

April 2nd, 2020

Laura McCartney is a Languages Teacher at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). A strong advocate for her students, Laura always puts the welfare of her students first, providing them with the best possible learning experience. She is constantly challenging her students as they learn new languages! “We are grateful to have Laura as a […]

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Stephanie Cerny receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

February 21st, 2020

Stephanie Cerny has been a member of the BES office staff since 2004. Stephanie’s warm and welcoming nature makes students, staff and parents feel at home. She has a passion for helping students with complex medical needs and is often the first one on scene in an emergency. Stephanie willingly engages in PD and training […]

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Program Assistant Mentor Amy Bizuns receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

January 6th, 2020

Amy Bizuns will always lend a listening ear. She is extremely approachable, gives great advice, and comes up with creative ideas for every situation. Amy always puts others ahead of herself. Other words from the many people that supported Amy’s nomination include: Compassionate, supportive, encouraging, respectful, kind, genuine, selfless, energetic and many more!  “She is […]

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PatsyAnn Smith receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

November 15th, 2019

R.F. Staples School Program Assistant, PatsyAnn Smith is a dedicated and passionate professional. She makes connections, develops a strong rapport and always has the best interest of the students at heart. Teri Egert says, “PatsyAnn is an absolute asset to all students at R.F. Staples, and we are incredibly lucky to have her as a […]

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Jessica Luciuk – an excellent teacher, an exceptional instructional leader

November 4th, 2019

Jessica is the Career and Technology Studies/Phys Ed and CALM department head at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). Jessica cares about the well-being of each member of her team. She supports, guides and encourages all with compassion, understanding and professionalism. Jessica’s team says, “Her strong work ethic and deep understanding of processes, technology, software […]

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Aletta Seward receives Exemplary Teacher Award

October 31st, 2019

Vista Virtual School Teacher Aletta Seward has been teaching for over 25 years.  Aletta goes above and beyond, supporting students to help them achieve success and reach their goals. Always checking in, she makes sure they are studying and have what they need to accomplish their tasks. Aletta truly believes in every student and with […]

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Erin Harder — a role model for students

June 25th, 2019

Grade 5 Teacher Erin Harder shows compassion and empathy to all her students.  Erin brings charisma, kindness, consistency, understanding, patience, cooperation and an all-around passion for teaching to École Westlock Elementary School.  With worldwide travelling and teaching experiences, she is able to teach with a level of understanding and compassion that compares to no one. She […]

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Irene Williams goes above and beyond for BCHS

June 24th, 2019

These are just a few things the students in 7-5 say about her: Helps students when they are struggling with a topic/subject Helps students stay organized Supportive of students Brings treats for us She talks to students about what interests them Irene Williams is a Program Assistant at BCHS and has been with Pembina Hills […]

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Josef Martha — a perfect example of an Exemplary Teacher

June 21st, 2019

When working with students, ADLC Science teacher Josef Martha shows patience, kindness and enthusiasm.  Continually striving for excellence Josef goes above beyond for the students and schools he serves. Fellow teacher Karen Davies says, “Josef is a leader at ADLC and often can be found helping others, answering questions, serving on a committee, organizing the […]

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Audrey Degner radiates positivity

June 20th, 2019

Audrey is a First Nations, Metis and Inuit Liaison with Pembina Hills and has been in this role for over five years. Connecting with the students and their families, Audrey is often seen bringing students to school, championing student achievements and supporting them through challenges, just to name a few. Eleanor Hall School Associate Principal […]

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