Foothills School Division Announcement
Executive Team Announcement: Foothills School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the following leadership appointment within the Divisional Executive Team:
Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Pamela Rannelli on her appointment of Acting Superintendent of Schools with Foothills School Division effective immediately. Mrs. Rannelli joined Foothills School Division in 2013 as Director of Inclusive Learning. In 2015, she joined the Executive Team in the role of Assistant Superintendent, Learning Services.
Mrs. Rannelli brings extensive experience to the role from her work in the Calgary Board of Education. She also worked with the Ministry level of Alberta Education, as a consultant to many boards in Southern Alberta, and as Senior Manager of the Inclusive Learning Branch. Before relocating to Alberta, Mrs. Rannelli held the position of Director with the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She began her education career as an elementary teacher and school administrator.
Mrs. Rannelli holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from St. Francis Xavier University, Graduate Diploma from the University of Calgary, and a Master of Education in Educational Psychology from Dalhousie University. As a career-long learner, Mrs. Rannelli brings a leadership approach that focuses on collaboration and building leadership in all stakeholders to ensure each student reaches their full potential.
Mrs. Rannelli is extremely honoured to serve as the Acting Superintendent of Schools while the Board of Trustees undertakes a leadership search in the 2018/2019 school year for the Superintendency. Her experience with the existing Executive Team including Mr. Drew Chipman Assistant Superintendent, Corporate Services and Mr. Allen Davidson Assistant Superintendent, Employee Services will allow for on-going system wide success and continuity within the school Division.
Board Chair Larry Albrecht shares “We are excited to have Pamela Rannelli take on the role of Acting Superintendent of Schools for Foothills School Division. Her educational leadership will continue to support the collaborative work with administrative teams in our schools. This is a priority of the Board to build on existing success and continued school improvement in all of our communities. We are confident that all stakeholders across our system will continue to provide high quality educational opportunities to support our students’ learning.”