New principal for Clinton school

School District announces new principal for David Stoddart School in Clinton

  • Jul. 31, 2013 4:00 p.m.

The Board of Education of School District No. 74 (Gold Trail) has announced that Ms Denise Campbell has accepted the position of Principal for David Stoddart School in Clinton.

Ms Campbell completed a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and a Masters of Arts in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University in Victoria. She has served as a teacher, special education coordinator, and principal in Alberta and also provided leadership at a school in Saudi Arabia for a year. Her most recent principalship was at Stettler Elementary School in Alberta.

Ms Campbell’s philosophy of education is one of focusing on the uniqueness of every child, building positive relationships with staff, and recognizing and celebrating the cultural diversity in the communities she serves.  She believes that families are an important part of the school environment and works extensively to make them feel welcome and included in all aspects of school.

Board Chair Carmen Ranta congratulated Ms Campbell on her appointment. “We are pleased that Denise has accepted the position of Principal of David Stoddart School. Her previous successful experience as a principal, including in a K-12 school, her dedication to student success, her passion for teaching and team leadership, and her support for parent and community involvement are all attributes we value.”


Barbara Roden