Brenda MacDonald is the Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer for Clearview Public Schools effective Aug. 1, 2020.
Ms. MacDonald has been Clearview’s Deputy Superintendent for the past five years.
After an extensive national advertising campaign, Clearview received numerous and excellent applications for the position of superintendent.
“We are looking forward to Brenda’s proven leadership in her new role as Superintendent. Brenda MacDonald has an exceptional record of school and division leadership throughout her 35 years as an educator, during which she has worked as a teacher, school leadership, curriculum coordinator, and Deputy Superintendent,” said Greg Hayden, Board Chair.
MacDonald began her career as a teacher in Stavely Schools in Livingstone Range.
After moving with her family to central Alberta, she taught in Poplar Ridge in Chinook’s Edge School Division where she was also Curriculum Coordinator.
From 2006 to 2015, MacDonald was also with Red Deer Catholic as Curriculum Coordinator.
Arriving five years ago as Clearview’s Deputy Superintendent, MacDonald is known as an educator who is consistently dedicated to the success of all learners and the empowerment of all school community members.
New principal for Gus Wetter Wendy Coppock is the new principal of Gus Wetter School starting Sept. 1, 2020
Coppock has a long, dedicated history in Clearview with roles as a teacher at Waverly School for one year, principal at Halkirk School for one year, teacher and vice principal at Gus Wetter School for 21 years and has most recently held the position of Early Learning and Literacy Coordinator at the Central Services serving all Clearview schools.
“She has a wealth of experience that ranges from Kindergarten to Grade 12. As well, she is very familiar with the community. Her skill set will be a great asset to that school community,” said Peter Barron, Superintendent
Ms. Coppock has been married to her husband Tom for 28 years and resides on their family farm where Tom was born and raised.
Castor has been home to the Coppock families for 116 years.
Tom and Wendy have raised their three sons in the Castor community and Gus Wetter School was their school of choice for the K-12 years.