Westwind School Division is pleased to announce that two new principals have been appointed effective the 2016-2017 school year. Mr. Austin Nunn has been appointed as the new principal at Cardston High School, and Mr. Todd Heggie has been appointed as the new principal at Raymond High School.
Mr. Nunn grew up in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and a Masters of Education at Utah State University. He has taught a variety of subjects at a Youth Correction Facility and a Junior High School. He was a Vice Principal for four years at the South Cache 8th and 9th Grade Centre and has been the principal at Cardston Junior High School since 2010.
His areas of focus as an administrator include developing and evaluating teacher growth, focusing on assessment for learning, using effective instructional strategies in the classroom, focusing on student-led activities and student centred celebrations, and implementing effective professional learning communities. We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Nunn into his new roll at Cardston High School, just as we are sad to see him leave the community he has fostered at Cardston Junior High School.
Mr. Heggie grew up in Raymond, Alberta. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with a Minor in Health Education from Utah State University, and completed a Masters of Science from Walden University. He has taught at Magrath Jr/Sr High School and Raymond High School. He has been a Vice Principal and Academic Counsellor at Raymond High School since 2010.
He has served on the Policy and Literacy Committees in Westwind School Division. His areas of focus as an administrator include incorporating assessment practices in the classroom, using effective instructional strategies in the classroom, implementing effective professional learning communities, and implementing High School Redesign. We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Heggie into his new role at Raymond High School.