Aimee Dewacht appointed vice-principal of G.S. Lakie Middle School

Lethbridge School District No. 51 is pleased to announce the appointment of Aimee Dewacht as vice-principal of G.S. Lakie Middle School, commencing the 2019/2020 school year.

Believing relationships are a foundational for the role of leader, Dewacht endeavours to connect with students, parents and staff to build trust and open communication. She has built a reputation characterized by positivity and commitment to the school. She is highly visible and assists wherever she can.

At her core, Dewacht fosters the belief that hard work and meeting challenges head on are the best ways to grow and learn as educators and leaders. She also values teamwork and believes in the model of distributed leadership. As an educator, Dewacht has built her knowledge in inclusive education and models instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners. She has assumed the role of mentor whenever the opportunity arises and is committed to building the capacity of teachers new to the profession.

 “I am honoured to have the opportunity to work with the staff and students at G.S. Lakie Middle School,” said Dewacht. “I could not be happier to be joining this vibrant school community where collaboration allows for a continual focus on student learning and development. I look forward to growing with the G.S. Lakie family and getting to all staff, student, and families.”

An educator committed to middle school, Dewacht has served the students at Wilson Middle School during her time with Lethbridge School District No. 51. She has assumed roles as teacher leader in a variety of contexts including collaborative communities, Acting Administrator, lead mentor teacher and Department Lead Teacher. She has also endeavoured to contribute to teacher learning in her delivery of HPEC and SWATCA sessions, and has engaged in health curriculum development.

Dewacht completed a Bachelor of Education at the University of Lethbridge with Great Distinction majoring in Kinesiology and Physical Education. She is currently completing her Master of Education with the University of Lethbridge.

Date posted: May 7, 2019