Go Back To All News

Annette Fox-BruisedHead appointed principal for Lethbridge Collegiate Institute

Lethbridge School Division is pleased to announce Annette Fox-BruisedHead has been appointed principal for the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, commencing the 2024/2025 school year.
An educator who possesses strong communication skills and emphasizes collaboration and understanding, Fox- BruisedHead holds a belief educators have the privilege and responsibility to create pathways for students to achieve their dreams. 
She also believes adults create these opportunities by listening and responding to student needs.  
“I am so excited to be part of a great tradition of excellence at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute,” said Fox-BruisedHead. “As an educational leader for the last 15 years, I have come to see the need for a strong vision and commitment to those I serve.”
Fox-BruisedHead has been a high school teacher and administrator, a division principal and a central office administrator, all of which has led her to the principalship of Lethbridge School Division’s largest high school.
“Creating a collaborative workplace and that of student excellence in all things is what brought me to accept this role,” she said. “I cannot wait to meet all the staff and students for the 2024/2025 school year. Go Rams Go and Go Clippers Go!”
Fox-BruisedHead has served as Division Principal for Holy Spirit Catholic School Division, worked for the Kainai Board of Education as Deputy Superintendent and was the principal of Kainai High School for eight years. 
Fox-BruisedHead’s educational journey has been local, and has included a Renewable Resource Management Diploma from Lethbridge College, Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from the University of Lethbridge and a Bachelor Education (Secondary School Science), also from the U of L.
She also earned her Master of Education (General Education) from the U of L and was recognized and awarded a Leadership in Education award by Indspire in 2015. 
Fox-BruisedHead received recognition by the Blackfoot Confederacy for the work and commitment to the Blackfoot Language, and has taken extensive leadership training, which featured a week-long seminar at Harvard Graduate School of Education, which put a focus on understanding, developing and implementing a strong vision in schools.
Fox-BruisedHead is currently an Indigenous Studies Education Consultant with the Faculty of Education at the U of L.