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BEING FORWARD

We must never stop learning from each other

By Steve Cardwell
April 2020
Vol 41, No. 2
Q: How did you first become involved with Learning Forward? A: I have been an educator for 40 years and have been associated with Learning Forward for much of that time. My mum was a teacher and encouraged me to accept that calling. As a young teacher, I joined Learning Forward’s predecessor, the National Staff Development Council, because of the excellent journal publications. As I moved into university teaching and then a district staff development role, I benefited from the other resources as well, including learning tools, insights from educational leaders, and network connections, both locally through the British Columbia affiliate and nationally and internationally. I continued my involvement as I completed my doctorate and took on leadership roles, eventually becoming superintendent in Vancouver. I was

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Steve Cardwell

Steve Cardwell is president of Learning Forward’s board of trustees and vice president of students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia.


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Steve Cardwell is vice president – students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Steve has had an exemplary career in education. He was previously professor of teaching at University of British Columbia and prior to this was the superintendent/CEO for five years with the Vancouver School Board and previously Superintendent for the Delta School District.


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