Jimmi Lou Irvine has been named Northern Lights School Division’s newest Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.
In her new position, Irvine will be in charge of First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) services Literacy and Numeracy, Educational Technology, Inclusive Education, and Assessment and Instruction. She will begin her new role on August 1st.
Irvine has been with the division since 2000, starting out as a teacher at BCHS and being the division’s nominee for the Edwin Parr award that year, a sort of “rookie of the year” award for teachers. She has also served as the assistant principal for Glendon School for three years and the principal for a year after that. She had been the principal of Iron River School since 2009 before accepting this position.
Among her other accomplishments, Irvine co-chaired a team of administrators and central office staff that developed a new Inclusive Education model for the division, served as a Student Support team Co-ordinator and Learning Coach, and served on the Division’s Site-Based Management Committee.