Lenee Fyfe appointed principal at Senator Buchanan Elementary School

Lethbridge School District No. 51 is pleased to announce Lenee Fyfe has been appointed principal at Senator Buchanan Elementary School, commencing the 2018/2019 school year.

A strong believer in building relationships within the school community as a foundation to leadership, Fyfe’s reputation as a school administrator is imbued with collaboration and distributed leadership. She empowers students and staff to reach full potential by creating an environment of trust and collective ownership for learning.

She has a passion for working with students across a wide range of strengths and challenges, and is well respected for developing effective programs for students with identified needs.

Fyfe is a leader in curriculum implementation and development. She is knowledgeable in the areas of differentiated instruction, numeracy, literacy and assessment. She has developed instructional and assessment resources and delivered workshops focusing on numeracy across the province.

Fyfe can be described as energetic and highly motivated – attributes that contribute to the development of a dynamic school culture.

 “I am very honoured to work with the staff, students and community of Senator Buchanan School. I am committed to continuing the outstanding work within the school with respect to literacy, self-regulation and leadership. I am grateful to have the opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic and compassionate staff who create innovative thinkers and empower student learning. I look forward to being part of a school community that embraces diversity, sets high standards and promotes innovation and creativity.”

Fyfe is currently serving as vice-principal at Fleetwood Bawden Elementary School, an appointment she has fulfilled masterfully for six years. She has held a breadth of teaching assignments that span elementary, middle and high school as part of her experience as an educator. Her reputation as a master teacher started early in her career as the Edwin Parr nominee (most outstanding first-year teacher) for the District she was with at the time. 

She completed her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education degrees at the University of Lethbridge. She completed her Masters in Education focusing on Integral Curriculum Theory with the University of Calgary.

Date posted: July 4, 2018