Tag: achievement

Retired WRDSB principal receives Music in the Community award

Congratulations to retired Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) elementary Principal Rhonda Kran on receiving the 2015 Laurier Centre for Music in the Community Award of Recognition. This award recognizes an individual who extends their leadership to embrace music making for the good of the community. Since the early 1990s, Rhonda began her Kodaly Choral […]

Jacob Hespeler SS teacher receives Beaumier Award

Congratulations to Jacob Hespeler Secondary School teacher Yvonne Clifford who has won the Beaumier Award for High School/CÉGEP Chemistry Teachers sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Canada. This National award recognizes excellence in teaching chemistry and Yvonne has proven to be the most deserving recipient. Everyday, she finds new ways to make the world of chemistry […]

WRDSB Chief Information Officer recognized by U.S. Department of Education

In 2013, WRDSB Chief Information Officer Mark Carbone participated in various professional development activities as part of the U.S. Department of Education 2013 Connected Educator Month. One of the activities included an opportunity to complete an interview and submit documentation about our Board’s CATC Camp and CATC connections program along with information about the WRDSB Futures Forum Program. […]

WRDSB teacher wins ETFO Rainbow Visions award

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (EFTO) has awarded Debbie Samson, a teacher at Sunnyside Senior Public School, with the Rainbow Visions award at the 2014 Annual Meeting for her work in establishing one of the first gay-straight alliances (GSA) in Ontario middle schools. For 20 years, Debbie has been an advocate of social justice and […]

WRDSB Chief Information Officer recognized by Huffington Post

On January 16, The Huffington Post announced their Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2015, and we are pleased to announce that our very own chief information officer (CIO), Mark Carbone, has made the list! Based on his knowledge, connectivity and collaboration with social media tools, he has been categorized as a must-follow social […]

Gilmore Junio visits King Edward PS

Olympian Gilmore Junio visited King Edward PS on May 14, to receive a very special medal.

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