Heather Burton B.Ed (Hons)

Education

  • Bachelor of Education (with Honours), University of Lethbridge, 1989

Experience

  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2014-Present
  • Conflict Resolution Coach and Facilitator, The Arbinger Institute, 2011-Present
  • Educational Assistant, Westwind Alternate School, 2014
  • Director of Global Community Services, The Arbinger Institute, 2008-2011

Awards

  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2013

Contact

heather.burton@westwind.ab.ca

Chris Goble B.Sc, B.Ed, M.Ed

Education

  • Master of Education in Educational Technology, University of Calgary, 2009
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Lethbridge, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, University of British Columbia, 1998

Experience

  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2011-Present
  • Instructional Technology Manager, Lethbridge College, 2009-2011
  • Lead AISI Facilitator, Westwind School Division, 2007-2009
  • Distributed Learning Consultant, Westwind School Division, 2006-2007
  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2005-2006
  • Teacher, Cardston High School, 2001-2004
  • Teacher Westwind Alternate School, 2001-2003
  • Teacher, W.R. Meyers High School, 2000
  • Teacher, Cypress Inter-provincial Park, 1999
  • Academic Assistant, University of British Columbia Physics Outreach, 1998

Research and Publications

  • Lead Technical Researcher, Taking Stock: A Snapshot of Alberta's Virtual Learning Environment, 2011
  • Goble, C., Gerhart, P. (2010). Will the Class Run? Paper presented at the 16th National Congress of Rural Education at the University of Saskatchewan.
  • Goble, C., Shigehiro, J., Prenernig, K., Lehbauer, S. (2010). Balancing Geography and Access. Paper presented at the 16th National Congress of Rural Education at the University of Saskatchewan.
  • Goble, C., Harker, K. (2010). Exploring Implications of Flexibility Student Learning Options. Paper presented at the 2010 Refresh Conference at Lethbridge College.
  • Research Coordinator, Balancing Geography with Access, 2010
  • Relational Network Research Lead, Westwind High School Technology Project, 2008
  • Research Assistant, Considerations in Construction of Technology Based Learning Communities, 2007
  • Goble, C. (2004). Big Crowds or Small Scruff: Rock Climbing in Southern Alberta. Canadian Alpine Journal.
  • Goble, C. (1999, 2002, 2004). A Climber's guide to Southern Alberta. Kintla Publishing. Waterton Alberta.

Contact

chris.goble@westwind.ab.ca

Larry Murray B.Ed

Education

  • Bachelor of Education, University of Lethbridge, 1992

Experience

  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2014-Present
  • Teacher, Deerfield Colony School, 2009-2014
  • Teacher, Hill Spring School, 2002-2009
  • Teacher, Dorothy Dalgliesh School, 2001-2002
  • Teacher, Rosamond High School, 2000-2001
  • Teacher, Wellsville Elementary School, 1997-2000
  • Teacher, Tooele Junior High School, 1994-1997
  • Teacher, Kildala Elementary School, 1993-1994
  • Teacher, Haiasla Board of Education, 1993

Contact

larry.murray@westwind.ab.ca

Heather Schmidtke B.Mgt, B.Ed (Gr Dist)

Education

  • Bachelor of Education (Great Distinction), University of Lethbridge, 2000
  • Bachelor of Management, University of Lethbridge, 1992

Experience

  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2017-Present
  • Principal, Westwind Alternate School, 2009-2017
  • Teacher, Cardston High School, 2000-2009
  • Teacher, Rocky View Virtual School, 2000
  • Treasurer, Cardston Community Preschool, 1999-2000
  • Academic Assistant, University of Lethbridge, 1999-2000
  • Accountant, Watkinson Hanhurt Duda and Dorchak, 1992-1995

Contact

heather.schmidtke@westwind.ab.ca

Josh Watson B.A (Dist)/B.Ed (Gr Dist)

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction)/Bachelor of Education (with Great Distinction), University of Lethbridge, 2013
  • General Studies Diploma, Lethbridge College, 2010

Experience

  • Teacher, Westwind Alternate School, 2017-Present
  • Teacher, Raymond High School, 2016-2017
  • Teacher, Magrath High School, 2015-2016
  • Teacher, Cardston High School, 2014-2015
  • Teacher, Chinook High School, 2013-2014

Contact

josh.watson@westwind.ab.ca