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Summer School on Leadership Excellence

July 30 - August 2, 2018 – University of Alberta North Campus, Edmonton, AB

Conference Agenda

Take your seat with fellow current and aspiring school leaders at the Summer School on Leadership Excellence, a four-day event for education professionals on the beautiful University of Alberta campus.

Hosted by the Faculty of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, the Summer School will focus on research-based discussions and intensive study of the leadership competencies outlined in Alberta Education's Leadership Quality Standard (LQS).

Summer School is available as a university course for credit. See Registration for details. 

Gain valuable insights from more than 20 education scholars from across Canada, connect with colleagues, and hear from the following key speakers:

Dr. Gordon Martell
Superintendent, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
Keynote Speaker: "Tapahtêyimowin: Leadership and Humility in Indigenous Education"

Russell Hunter
Principal, Whitefish Lake 128 First Nation/Goodfish Lake
Plenary Speaker: "Leadership from the Heart"

Dr. Rob Nellis
Faculty Member, School of Education, Red Deer College
Plenary Speaker: "The Love We Remember: Stories, Becoming, and Relationships in Context"

Dr. Mark Yurik 
Former Coordinator, Professional Development, Alberta Teachers’ Association
Plenary Speaker: “Made in Alberta – The Professional Practice Standards”

Dr. Mona Nashman
CEO/Principal, Edmonton Islamic Academy
Closing Keynote: "Executing Outstanding Leadership (You Can't Do it Alone!)"