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Lindsay Wehrwein appointed vice-principal at Mike Mountain Horse Elementary School

Lethbridge School Division is pleased to announce Lindsay Wehrwein has been appointed vice-principal at Mike Mountain Horse Elementary School, commencing the 2021-22 school year.
Wehrwein believes that learners must be at the heart of any teachers’ or leaders’ practice. Grounded in the belief that all students are competent learners, she sees the role of teacher as expert facilitator. Learning must build on students’ experiences as well as provide challenge that will grow students.
Wehrwein sees collaboration as foundational to learning and building a culture of effective instructional practice. Assessment practices that examine evidence of learning for the purpose of improving instruction is central to student growth.
Wehrwein also believes that high quality relationships with staff and students is key to success. She embraces the positive difference strong relationships with parents and the community makes to students overall well-being and growth.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the Mike Mountain Horse team in the next school year,” said Wehrwein. “I am looking forward to getting to know all the students, staff and families that make MMH the great place it is. I strongly believe that schools are places where every learner can reach their full potential and support their individual needs and diversities. I have a particular passion for Mathematics and Numeracy and am eager to help the school continue to provide excellent teaching and learning opportunities. I am grateful for the experiences my time in Australia has granted me and look forward to sharing them with the MMH community.” 
Wehrwein has assumed the roles of Learning Specialist and Leading Teacher at her current school in Australia. Areas of focus in these assignments included mathematics instruction, leader of numeracy, professional learning, school planning and mentorship.
Wehrwein has a Bachelor of Science degree and Bachelor of Education degree awarded by the University of Lethbridge. She earned her Master of Instructional Leadership with the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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