Team

We work with our fellow educators to foster creative confidence as we build a culture of innovative learning design together in Rocky View Schools.

The Learning Design Team

Rocky View Schools

Dan McWilliam

Dan McWilliam

Learning Design Team

Leading The Ripple Effect: leveraging design thinking and collaboration to bring innovative ideas to life as we reimagine what ‘school’ needs to look like to meet the needs of students as they enter an everchanging world of work.

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Sara Martin

Sara Martin

Learning Design Team

The Farm will create an engaging learning environment, steeped in agriculture, for Rocky View Schools students in grade 9 and 10.  This program will be anchored by relationships with our community and partners.  Students will create solutions to real world problems in a context that is real and relevant to the Alberta way of life. To learn more about the program, apply to learn on The Farm, or to connect and support please visit: http://www.rvsthefarm.ca

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Adam Turner

Adam Turner

Learning Design Team

Adam brings his empathy and energy to instructional leadership and design, collaborating with teachers and administrators where they’re at to produce powerful learning opportunities that honour student voice and agency. Adam is an IBEN PYP Workshop Leader & School Visit Team Member. 

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Dave Morris

Dave Morris

Assoc. Superintendent of Learning

For Dave, impactful learning is shared and ongoing. He engages learners at all levels by modelling innovation, sharing new ideas and taking risks with others.

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Ed Polhill

Ed Polhill

Director of Learning Services

Ed is committed to building staff efficacy and their ability to bring about wide-scale change.

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Rick Gaudio

Rick Gaudio

Learning Story Specialist

Rick is a multimedia storyteller committed to Making Learning Visible in Rocky View Schools.

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Lynne Shemko

Lynne Shemko

Executive Assistant

Learning Design Team support.

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Our Mandate


The RVS Learning Design Team aspires to the 
Vision, Mission and Beliefs of Rocky View Schools. We are guided by the RVS Four Year Plan and governed by the Alberta Ministerial Order on Student Learning.