Day 1: Tony Pontes, Director of Education (Peel District School Board)
Thank you Tony for this contribution to the Project for the 2014-15 year. I believe there is such great value in seeing our leaders a part of the whole rather than a separate entity. I too share in your excitement for another great year in Peel as I start a journey with Countryside Village Public School.
WHAT I LEARNED TODAY.
Happy New (school ) Year! I hope you are as excited as I am about the start of another great year.
My name is Tony and I work at the HJA Brown Education Centre. I love to play golf and tennis and to hike through beautiful terrain. This summer my family went skydiving. Notice I said, my family, not me – I was the official photographer with both feet on the ground! I also love to see staff get excited when they see their students succeed.
And that is where all Peel staff come in. Peel is blessed to have dedicated, caring staff who, every day, inspire success, confidence and hope in each student.
Over the past year, we’ve made great strides in setting a directional vision for and in using technology in the classroom to boost student engagement. In fact, we’re recognized around…
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