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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Sask Bulletin Article

During his career in education that has spanned nearly 30 years, Randy Schmaltz has maintained a steadfast belief in the importance of integrity and trust. Those traits are what he sees as vital in preparing to assume his new duties as Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation on April 1 following the retirement of Gwen Dueck.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Sask Bulletin Article

Referring to it as a momentous occasion, it was a case of coming full circle for University of Saskatchewan College of Education Dean Michelle Prytula.

A decade earlier she had been the principal at the somewhat aging St. Frances Cree Bilingual School in Saskatoon.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Sask Bulletin Article

Honoured as one of the builders of the McDowell Foundation during its 25th anniversary gala celebrations, Harold Schultz had no problem recalling the most formative days of the initiative in which he played an integral role.

Yet as much as he shared his recollections of how the Foundation has been instrumental in heightening the professionalism of

the teaching profession and has evolved over time, Schultz was equally as bullish about its importance in the years ahead.

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Sask Bulletin Article

We took off from Georgetown in a small single-engine eight-seater plane. As we headed inland to our destination two hours southwest of the Guyanese capital, the clouds enclosed us and pelting rain pounded the windshield. The four Canadians were nervous. The four Guyanese passengers slept or read a newspaper. The skies cleared as we ascended into the Pakaraima mountains. We landed on a long single lane of pavement. Townspeople had come to welcome the plane.

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Sask Bulletin Article

REGINA–Thousands of Saskatchewan residents have provided the Saskatchewan School Boards Association with responses that will inform the organization’s submission to the panel that is currently reviewing the governance of education in the province.

The SSBA encouraged Saskatchewan people to “add their voice” to the discussions happening regarding the future of the education sector based on the Government of Saskatchewan’s “trans­formational change” agenda.

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