Pamela j. Samaddar 609 Greene Road




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PAMELA J. SAMADDAR

609 Greene Road . Kelowna BC . V1W 1B7



phone (250) 764-0492 . work (250) 764-8181 . email: psamadda@sd23.bc.ca



OBJECTIVE:

To share my background experience and qualifications


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2013-2014 Department Head (Humanities) & Curricular Leader

  • Experienced leader comfortable in a variety of settings with diversity of programs

  • Team player dedicated to needs and values of students, parents, staff and community

  • Effective communicator who relates especially well with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Experienced educator with 31 years working successfully at elementary, junior, middle and secondary school levels – music specialist, classroom instruction and Humanities

  • Reputable sponsor teacher/ mentor at elementary and middle levels

  • Intelligent, achieving scholastic excellence (Master of Education in Administrative Leadership/Bachelor of Music); Summer Institute instructor, UBC Okanagan

  • Comfortable integrating technology (SmartMusic, SmartBoard Trained, Weebly Website Design, BYOD initiatives, Computers)


education


University of Victoria

MASTER OF EDUCATION

Educational Administration

1998





EDUCATION B.ED (SECONDARY)

1983




BACHELOR OF MUSIC (First Class)

1982

Delta Senior Secondary

GRADE 12 DIPLOMA

1978


Teaching Experience


Central Okanagan

School District (#23)


KLO Middle School



Humanities, Band 7, Mentorship, Choir
Dorothea Walker Elementary

Grade 7 or 6/7 Classroom

2012-Present


2004 - 2012




Raymer Elementary

Grade 5-7 Classroom, Music, Grade 7 Band


1996-2004




Dorothea Walker Elementary

Grade 7 & Band

1995-1996




Lakeview Elementary

Grade 4/5 Classroom & Grade 7 Band

1992-1995

Delta

School District (#37)



Pinewood Elementary

Grade 6 Classroom and Grade 7 Band

1990-1991




Gibson Elementary

Grade 4 Classroom and Grade 7 Band

1990

North Vancouver

School District (#44)



Itinerant Music Specialist

Seycove Secondary Music Director



Grade 6 Classroom, Burrard View

1988-1989

1984-1988



1983-1984


















MORAL STEWARDSHIP


  • Mentor for M Block - Phillipine Disaster Relief Fundraiser, Character Ed instruction, 2013 - Present

  • Free the Children, Grade 7 Leadership Program Coordinator, 2010 – Present

  • Explored district vision/goals with AFL then initiated and continue to foster Quality Assessment at Dorothea Walker Elementary, 2009-Present

  • Lead teacher, School-Wide Character Education initiatives, 2007-present

  • Original Harmony Day Team Leader facilitating meeting of partnerships to create vision, mission and goals to jump start this annual event, 2007 - 2008

  • Original designer of the Harmony Day Web Page on FirstClass

  • Member SD23 Academy for Educational Leadership , 2007-2008

  • Completed Okanagan College Leadership/Team Building Series, 2007

  • Participant 2 ½ day Summer Leadership Institute “Lead by Examplewith Leadership Academy Group, Penticton , 2007

  • Member District Racism Free Committee, 2006-2008

  • Introduced School-Wide Write /Whole Class Reading Assessment, Dorothea Walker, 2006

  • Long-term Member Education Week Committee promoting Public Education, 1997–2008

  • Leader supporting initial implementation SD23 iLearn Laptop Program, 2005-2007

  • Completed SD23 Train the Trainer Diversity Program with Ed Wong, July 2004

  • Served as member of an internal accreditation teams, Lakeview & Raymer Elementary

  • Member Professional Development, Character Team and Climate Committees collaborating on “Celebrating Diversity” Project, Raymer, 1996-2004

  • Adapted Dr. Borba’s work in Building Moral Intelligence for school-wide/classroom applications (Strengthening Character in Our Students)

  • Completed SD23 Leadership Mentorship Program , 2004

  • Completed Institute of Global Ethic’s Ethical Fitness Seminar, Nov. 2003

  • Effective Communication Skills training with Justice Institute of BC, 1994


INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP


  • KLO Curricular Leadership Team and Department Head, Humanities, 2013 - Present

  • Kiwanis Festival, Excellent + Standing for Grade 7 Band, First Place, April, 2014

  • Mentor Teacher with KLO Middle School Team & UBCO, 2013 – Present

  • Assisted UBCO with Practicum Exit Interviews, Spring, 2014

  • Actively research/implement 6+1 Writing Trait Program to support School-Wide Writing Goals & Professional Growth Plan, 2010-Present

  • Sponsor/Mentor Teacher, (UVIC, UBC-O, U of Lethbridge), 1997-present

  • Participant, Jaye McTighe’s Understanding by Design Institute, Kelowna, August, 2011

  • Implementation Day Co-Planner & Presenter, Dorothea Walker, September 2011

  • Participant, Solution Tree’s Building Common Assessments: Teacher as Assessment Leader , Seattle, Washington, 2010

  • Delivered Seven Strategies of Assessment Workshop, Dorothea Walker, 2011

  • Completed Seven Strategies of Assessment training with Jan Chappuis, Calgary, 2009

  • Instructor, UBC Okanagan Summer Institute, Character Education Makes a Difference (EDST 497G), August, 2008

  • Completed Anne Davies’ Making Classroom Assessment Work”, Summer Institute, 2009

  • Participant, iLearn TC2 Critical Thinking Workshops with UBC-O, 2005-2008

  • Proficient with technology (Smartboard, SmartMusic, Weebly Website Design, Microsoft Word, Inspiration, PowerPoint, BCESIS)

  • Fulfilled 5-day Writing with Excellence, Style and Structure Course, August 2004

  • Participated in Literacy in Middle Schools Provincial Webcast Seminar, Fall 2004

  • Served one year as lead teacher completing Bellanca/Fogerty “Blueprints for Thinking seminars, SD#37’s goal to improve cooperative learning district-wide, 1990-1991


ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY


  • Organized KLO Lip Dub Harmony Day Project 2014

  • KLO Curricular Leadership Team and Department Head, Humanities, 2013 - Present

  • Organized and assisted with KLO School-Wide Assemblies, 2012-Present

  • Student Success Team Co-Leader, Dorothea Walker, 2011 – Present

  • Assessment for Learning Leader, Dorothea Walker, 2007-Present

  • Intermediate Literacy & Numeracy Lead Teacher, Dorothea Walker Elementary, 2004-2008

  • SD23 Board of School Trustees Certificate of Recognition recipient for leading Tsunami Appeal Project, 2005

  • Social Justice Student Leadership Conference Organizing Committee Member, 2003–2006

  • Designer/coordinator annual interdisciplinary outdoor education trips, 1988-Present

  • Completed Effective Behavior System (EBS) training; contributed with team, 1997

  • Peer coach/mentor collaborating with SD#37 District Fine Arts’ Coordinator to successfully support implementation of new Art curriculum, 1990-1991

  • Chairperson, North Vancouver District Band Festival, 1986

  • Member, North Van Music Educators’ Executive; co-coordinating Music In Our School Month activities (1985) and North Vancouver Music Educators’ Retreat, 1986

  • Site/Facilities chairperson, Provincial Music Educators’ Conference, 1987

  • Organized school band trip to World of Music Festival, Los Angeles, California, 1988

  • Planned school-wide memorial service for student, fulfilling parent request, 1985



RELATIONSHIPS


  • Completing COTA Inquiry Project, Engaging Students in Technology, 2-13 – Present

  • Participated with KLO Grade 7 Social Studies Team with ILT, 2014

  • Co-Chair Department Head, Humanities, KLO,

  • Mentor Teacher, UBCO student (Humanities) 2013 – Present

  • Phi Delta Kappan Guest Panelist, Jump Start Your Teaching Career, January, 2011

  • Annual Guest speaker, UBCO Student Teacher Learning Communities; “So You Want to Set Up a Classroom”, 2001- Present

  • Principal Designate, Dorothea Walker Elementary, 2009-2010

  • Leadership Program Coordinator supporting SD23 Vision, 2004-present

  • CanStruction, Co-Coordinating with Rotary Club & Kelowna Food Bank, 2011, 2012

  • Advocate of articulation/transition process with middle / secondary schools, 2004-present

  • Trumpeter Remembrance Day Ceremonies, 2004-Present

  • Musical Director, Annual Musical Productions, 1992-2010

  • Presenter, COTA Social Justice Rep Training Day, November, 2005

  • Co-Creator District Social Justice Needs Assessment Survey supporting District Racism-Free, COTA Social Justice and District Social Justice committees’ projects, 2006-2008

  • Coordinator, District and Rotary Public Speaking Zone Finals, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2010

  • Social Justice Representative, Dorothea Walker Elementary, 2005-2006

  • Professional Development Volunteer, COTA Conference, 2005

  • Principal Designate, Raymer Elementary, 2002-2004

  • Contributor Daily Courier Newspaper in Education Program, 2004-Present

  • Facilitated student participation in City of Kelowna/SD 23 Centennial Helping Hands Tree-Planting Ceremony Participant, (May, 2005)

  • Workshop presenter Strengthening Character in Our Schools” Social Justice Student Leadership Conferences, Fall, 2003

  • Choir Director, Teacher-Recognition Service & Provincial Intermediate Conference, 2003

  • Experience managing diverse needs working with community organizations/district staff (Social Services, Forensic Psychologist, Mental Health, First Nations Advocates, Learning Assistance, Counselors, Resource Teachers, CEA’s), 1988 - Present

  • Participant District Career Program’s Real Game telelink with Ottawa/Phoenix, 1996

  • Coordinated high school graduation ceremonies, student council, dances,1984-1988

  • Marching Band Director - opening ceremonies District Track Meet (Swanguard Stadium); Deep Cove Days & Delta May Day community parades, 1984-1988


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


  • Team event planner - Kelowna Minor Hockey, COYSA Premier League

  • Initiated/Organized First Annual Kelowna United Soccer Banquet (2007)

  • Member Ladies Auxiliary, Army, Navy, Air Force Veteran’s Club, Rutland

  • Organize annual Community Service Projects with students adopting families in December and singing with seniors

  • Participated City of Kelowna, Helping Hands Ceremony, Centennial (May, 2005)

  • Trumpeter for Remembrance Day Ceremonies, Rutland Cenotaph (2004)

  • Musical Director – Theatre Kelowna’s 2003 Production “The Sound of Music

  • Vocal coach/pianist, Theatre Kelowna/Viva Musical productions



interests and activities


Time with Family and Friends


  • Dining Out, Theater Performances

  • Relaxing at Family Log Cabin at Canim Lake

  • Barbecues and Backyard Swimming, Relaxing at Home

  • Supporting children with their extra curricular activities

Team Sports


  • Travel out of town with rep teams

  • Special event planner; Team Fundraiser Coordinator

Recreation

  • Golf, Swimming, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Walking

Reading

  • Professional books, Newspapers, Internet, Magazines

Cooking

  • Ethnic Cuisine (Indian, Thai, Chinese), Baking

Crafts

  • Hand/Machine Sewing, Quilting, Knitting

Music

  • Piano, Trumpet, Choral Music, Community Theatre,

Home Improvement

Projects


  • Renovating, Gardening, Decorating, Painting


References


Raquel Steen

Principal, KLO Middle School



Phone: 250.860.5106

Email: raquel.steen@sd23.bc.ca




Chris Perry,

Music Director, KLO Middle School



Phone: 250.863.3104

Email: Christopher.perry@sd23.bc.ca




Anne McLean,

Elementary School Experience Coordinator, UBC Okanagan





Phone: 250.807.9508

Email: anne.e.maclean@ubc.ca











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