VIA20 Mentors

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Simone Gessler


Yellowknife, Canada


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Simone is passionate about educational leadership and is on a mission to connect education leaders! As Superintendent she works closely with school-based teams in moving forward with student-centered learning models. Simone believes strongly in the need to support school and district leaders in their complex roles as administrators and continues to see out ways to fill the gap for them to be involved in authentic, meaningful, and collaborative professional development for school transformation and courageous leadership.

Simone holds a Masters in Educational Administration, is a Google Certified Teacher, Trainer, and Innovator (#Den18) and is a recipient of Canada’s Outstanding Principals Award (2014). She facilitates GSuite for Edu Leaders workshops, developed the Education Leader as Agent of Change course, and is excited to launch her Google Innovator Project linkEDleaders.