A Celebration of Service was held on November 28 to celebrate major service milestones for UAlberta employees, including two members of the Department of Elementary Education.
After a successful camp program this past summer, the Alliance Pipeline Young Women’s Circle of Leadership hosted its first callback session for camp participants on November 15. Organized by Elementary Education faculty Trudy Cardinal, Rochelle Starr, and Heather Blair, this session’s theme focused on the importance of having and realizing a dream. Guest speaker Georgina Lightning from Samson Cree Nation, AB shared her story and experiences with the young women of APYWCL, and how important it was for her to have a dream.
Janelle McFeetors has spent her life in pursuit of improving education. After years as a high school teacher, the Winnipeg native is stepping into a new role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary Education. McFeetors is now applying her wealth of experience to inquiring into how students learn, and what teachers can do to help them identify as learners.