New ass’t super at WCP Schools

.

Amber Hester

Submitted

Amber Hester has been appointed as the new assistant superintendent for student services for Wolf Creek Public Schools. Hester replaces Wanda Christensen who is taking on an assistant superintendent position in Chinook’s Edge School Division.

“On behalf of Wolf Creek Public Schools, I welcome Amber Hester to our division,” said superintendent of schools Larry Jacobs. “Amber has a wealth of knowledge and experience in central office leadership and I have every confidence that she will become an integral part of our leadership team. She also has exemplary collaborative and people skills and shares our vision of powerful educational environments.”

“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to become a part of Wolf Creek Public Schools. In researching the division, I was impressed with its vision, direction and focus on creating success for all learners,” said Hester. “I welcome a new challenge and am excited about my new position as assistant superintendent of student services.”

Hester was superintendent of schools with the Chinook School Division in Swift Current, Sask. She also has experience in school-based administration as a principal and vice-principal, and as a classroom teacher from kindergarten to Grade 12.

Hester holds a bachelor of education degree with a major in core French and a master of education degree in educational administration.

Hester has been involved in a number of volunteer positions with minor hockey and minor baseball and was a founding member of Kidsport in Melfort, Sask. She has a 13-year-old son, Tsar, who is active in baseball, hockey and other sports.

“We are thrilled to be moving into central Alberta and have many family members and friends that reside in this part of the province.”

Hester enjoys spending time with family and friends, and loves to travel so she can see new and interesting places and meet new people. She also enjoys the outdoors including riding her motorcycle, quadding, snowmobiling, camping and water sports.

Just Posted

Hat issue discussed again during public forum

Councillor speaks on reason for respecting crown, resident airs complaints

Klaglahachie goes plaid for new play

Forever Plaid musical to take to Ponoka stage next month

Ponoka locals to compete at CFR

The 2019 Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) in Red Deer will feature a… Continue reading

Ponoka town council passes first reading of proposed animal control bylaw

New, updated bylaw would replace old one, includes cats

CBHI doles out the cash

The annual huge barrel racing event in Ponoka another great success

Fashion Fridays: 5 things to remove from your closet

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta, but doesn’t talk oilsands

Swedish teen was met with some oil and gas industry supporters who came in a truck convoy

Scheer denies spreading ‘misinformation’ in predicting unannounced Liberal taxes

Conservative leader had claimed that a potential NDP-Liberal coalition could lead to a hike in GST

Kawhi Leonard, former Toronto Raptor, welcomed back to Vancouver at pre-season game

Fans go wild at pre-season game between L.A. Clippers and Dallas Mavericks at Rogers Arena

Greens and NDP go head to head on West Coast; Scheer takes fight to Bernier

Trudeau turns focus to key ridings outside Toronto after two days in Quebec

‘The more you test, the more you find’: Beef recalls a sign of success, experts say

Despite appearances, experts say a recent rise in major recalls is not a sign of food supply problems

Scholars say religious vaccine objections can’t be traced to Biblical sources

Vaccinations are a requirement to attend class in Ontario and New Brunswick, while B.C. launched a demand this fall

ELECTION 2019: How would the major parties address Canada’s housing crisis?

Promises include speculation taxes, more affordable housing, and declaring housing a human right

PODCAST: Journalism instructor discusses how reporters have taken on climate change

Mount Royal University’s Sean Holman has been researching how journalists have covered climate change

Most Read