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Livingstone Range appoints FACES principal

Joel Gamache is the new principal of the FACES program in Livingstone Range School Division.

Joel Gamache is the new principal of a popular Livingstone Range School Division program.

Livingstone Range named Gamache principal of the FACES Summer Education Program.

Gamache has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Winnipeg and is the acting assistant principal at J.T. Foster school in Nanton.

Gamache has worked as a teacher with Livingstone Range since 2017 and has been department head of both the wildlife and outdoor education and CTS departments at J.T. Foster.

As principal of FACES, Gamache will:

• Oversee the organizational and instructional leadership of the program.

• Train staff in curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment.

• Work collaboratively with all leaders to provide an exceptional academic experience for the more than 400 students enrolled in the program each year.

“We are incredibly proud of our unique FACES Summer Education Program and we look forward to the leadership and student-centered approach that Joel will bring as Principal.” superintendent Darryl Seguin said.

Gamache has been involved in FACES as a group lead, emergency medic, and session emergency systems co-ordinator. 

He is also a group leader, adventure facilitator, and first responder with the Alpine Club of Canada.

As an educator, Gamache believes in proactiveness, empowerment, and adaptability.

“I am thrilled to be joining the FACES team again this year and ecstatic to have the opportunity to serve FACES as the principal,” Gamache said.

“I am amazed at the wonderful blessings the FACES program offers all members including students and staff. It fills my heart to help provide the experiences to our participants.”

“I hope my emergency training coupled with five years teaching and one year administrative experience will assist me in having a positive impact on the program.”

Gamache will begin his role with the 2020 FACES sessions.

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