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We are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Meeks has accepted the role of Principal at Vulcan  Prairieview Elementary School, commencing August 22, 2022.  

Jacqueline is currently enrolled in Leadership Certification at St. Mary's University. She has completed coursework towards a Master of Science in Counselling from Yorkville University and a Master of Arts in Educational and Counselling Psychology - Deafness Studies, from the University of British Columbia.  Jacqueline obtained her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta in Secondary Education with a Biological Sciences major with English and Science minors (2000). She also has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Lethbridge – Neuropsychology majoring in Biology and Electron Microscopy (1998). 

Jacqueline’s teaching and leadership experience are highly diverse, including working overseas in South Korea teaching both English as a Second Language (ESL) to students aged 3 to adult and Molecular Biology at a Yonsei University. She also taught at Calgary Catholic in a  Kindergarten to Grade 9 school with focus areas in Religion, English, and Phys Ed from 2001  until 2003. Jacqueline also taught at Coast Mountains School District from 2004 until 2006 and was also a consultant at St. Joseph’s school, part of the Smithers Catholic School Division.  Jacqueline also was a teacher and learning leader with the Calgary Board of Education  (CBE) teaching every subject and level from grade 7 to grade 12.  

A published author, Jacqueline and her 13-year-old child are happy, healthy, and well-adjusted. 

“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the Palliser team in Vulcan and to share my love of learning with the staff, students, and families of Prairie View Elementary,” notes Jacqueline.  “Over my extensive career, I have worked with very complex learners in a variety of settings from  

remote northern communities to urban centres. I have immersed myself in cultural opportunities  and nurtured an interest in languages, literacy and various educational practices." 

Congratulations, Jacqueline!