News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


Former Sudbury Catholic Board Principal Returns to Oversee New Ministry Initiative

October 3, 2007 - Sudbury Catholic District School Board has hired Laura Kuzenko as its newest principal in charge of the Ministry of Education’s Schools Effectiveness Framework - (a Ministry directed initiative designed specifically for the purpose of improving student achievement).


Kuzenko is a former principal of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board having served in that position at both St. John and St. Theresa Catholic Schools before leaving to become Science North’s Director of Education. Kuzenko’s zeal and enthusiasm coupled with her commitment to bringing about increased effectiveness and improved student achievement in both the public and private sector make her an ideal candidate for the job.


In May 2007, the Ministry of Education established a working group representing supervisory officers, principals, federations and diagnosticians to develop an effective school framework which would be used in school boards across Ontario. The key purposes of the School Effectiveness Framework are to;


■ ensure specificity and intent in instruction that responds to student learning needs

■ build board and school capacity in diagnosing strengths and areas which require attention

■ foster introspection, reflection and analysis

■ act as a catalyst for student improvement from within

■ implement high-yield research based strategies

■ provide a forum for consensus building around school improvement

■ communicate, celebrate and build public confidence around school effectiveness

■ assist in planning district strategies as a response to needs identified in school evaluations


Director of Education for the Sudbury Catholic School Board, Catherine McCullough welcomes the Ministry of Education’s initiative to support boards in working with their schools to identify strengths and to target areas of improvement. “The School Effectiveness Framework headed by Laura Kuzenko will implement strategies which will continue to improve student achievement at our Board,” stated McCullough. “We will also be able to equip those who work in our schools with the diagnostic skills they need to bring about or sustain improvement.”

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  St. Benedict Welcomes New Community Liason Officer from GSPS
•  Getting cultured with IMAX in their language of study
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools honours recipients of this year’s Chairperson’s Award
•  Marymount Academy Shines at 49th Sudbury Regional Science Fair
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools Elementary Instrumental Band receives Gold at Kiwanis Music Festival!
•  Palladino Auto Group Donates $5000 to Walk, Bike or Run Fun day for Marymount Academy!
•  Cooking up a storm during a snow storm St. Benedict student is heading to Skills Ontario qualifier this weekend
•  Wednesday April 4 2018 - Transportation cancelled
•  St Francis Flames Raise the Flag for Autism Awareness!
•  He is risen - Sudbury Catholic Schools celebrates Easter!
•  GSPS Media Release - St. Charles College
•  Pius brings awareness to Epilepsy!
•  St. Charles School hosts successful families math night!
•  STEM at St. Benedict: Making Molecules out of Jube Jubes
•  Rock your socks - Sudbury Catholic Schools brings awareness to World Down Syndrome Day!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved