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Michelle Smart

School Administrator


Highly motivated, open-minded teacher and administrator with a passion for student-centered learning, engagement through technology, a strong work ethic and proven leadership skills.

Work experience



South East Cornerstone School Division
  • Supervisor, leader, and manager of 200 students and 20 teachers and support staff.
  • Leader of curriculum and instruction and assessment.
  • Coordinator of professional development for teaching staff.  
  •  Coordinator of parent and family engagement.  
  • Manager of fiscal operations and facility upkeep in partnership with school division personal.


South East Cornerstone School Division
  • Co-supervisor and leader in school administrative team sharing responsibility of students and staff.
  •  Co-leader of staff development and student behavior management.
  • Coordinated of schedule for substitute coverage.
  • Organizer of school time-table

Learning Support Teacher

South East Cornerstone School Division
  • Partnered with classroom teachers in the planning and delivery of individualized programming for students.


South West Horizon School Division
  • Classroom teacher of variety of subjects, grades K-12, Sept. 1988-June 2008
  • Resource Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Head teacher
  • Web-based course, distance education experience

Test Development Committee Member-Special Projects

Manitoba Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • Writer for the Grade 12 ELA Test Development Committee, 6 years
  • Marker for the Grade 12 ELA Standards Exam, 12 years
  • Teacher trainer for ELA Curriculum Document training sessions, 2 years
  • Teacher trainer for Grade 12 ELA Standards Exam training sessions, 6 years
  • Collector for Grade 12 ELA Standards Exam, 1 year



Masters Degree in Education

University of Regina

Curriculum and Instruction


Bachelor of Education

Brandon University

Major: Elementary Education and English

Minor: Physical Education


Graduate Diploma in Special Education

Brandon University

Early Childhood Education Certificate

Ricks College


Keen Leadership Skills
  • Principal and Vice-Principal- Pleasantdale School 
  • South East Cornerstone School Division Admin Council Member
  • Teacher leader in school action research projects
  • Lead researcher in Dr. Stirling McDowell Grant Project- Web 2.o to Go!
  • Head teacher at Pierson School 
  • Leader of teacher training sessions for curriculum and standards test sessions 
  • Leadership role in various community activities and organizations
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Presenter of variety of sessions at SECTA Teacher Convention-Web 2.0 Tools, Digital Portfolios, Teaching Paperless 
  • Writer of three successful educational grant applications
  • Writer of Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation action research project
  • Presenter of research findings at Learning From Practice Conference, Saskatoon
  • Member of Test Development Committee for Manitoba Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment 
  • Writer for Test Development Committee for Manitoba Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment  
  • Developer of 2 on-line courses for web-based delivery-Manitoba Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment
  • Exceptional rapport with students, staff and parents
Demonstrated Knowledge of Information Technology
  • Guide teacher team in developing curriculum connections to web 2.0 tools and technology infused classrooms
  • Developed and maintain professional blog and twitter account 
  • Co-organized and lead team member of #Saskedchat
  • Completed 8 , online delivery, Masters level courses
  • Applied for and led two Technology Infusion Projects (TIP Grants)  South East Cornerstone School Division
  • Researched the use of web 2.0 tools for increasing student engagement-Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation 
  • Developed and taught 2, grade 12, English courses for web-based delivery
  • Evaluated and taught WebCT course Manitoba Instruction,  Curriculum and Assessment
  • Confident use of Office 365, Google, Onenote
  • Confident use of variety of apps and online tools
  • Confident use of Moodle, WebCT,  Blackboard and Smart Board technology


 Mrs. Shelley Sargent

Superintendent of Schools (South Area)

Southeast Cornerstone School Division

Weyburn, Saskatchewan

306 848 0080

Mr. Devin Aspinall


Pleasantdale School

Estevan, Saskatchewan


Mr. Keith Keating

Deputy Director of Education

Southeast Cornerstone School Division

Weyburn, Saskatchewan

306 848 0080



Level 2 VTRA Training

Canadian Centre for Threat Assessment & Trauma Response

Violence Threat Risk Assessment


Quality Behavior Solutions (QBS)

QBS, Inc.

Safety Care


OHC Level 1 Training

Worksafe Saskatchewan

Workplace Health and Safety