- Co Author of Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model
- District leadership roles in curriculum, learning and inclusive services as well as experience in curriculum implementation and design with provincial prototyping and working groups
- Past Chair of the Alberta Assessment Consortium and recipient of the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award with over 20 years of classroom experience
- Engaging presenter, facilitator, coach and mentor for educators throughout the province and internationally
- Support for schools and districts in establishing collaborative structures to respond to the needs of all students
Lorna Hewson is an educator with more than two decades of experience in schools and districts and has just recently moved into full time consulting with Jigsaw Learning providing supports as a Lead Learner. Receiving her BEd degree from the University of Calgary, she completed her MEd degree from the University of Lethbridge in Educational Leadership. Lorna was a Coordinator of Inclusive Learning Services for Wolf Creek Public Schools in Central Alberta from 2015-2017. Prior to that, Lorna served as an elementary teacher, a divisional lead teacher in Social Studies and Math K-12, School Improvement Facilitator and a Director of Student Learning Services with Livingstone Range School Division.
Lorna has created a caring response to address needs she experienced first hand! Her thoughtfulness and attention to detail engages her audience and inspires them to believe they can implement the program successfully. She is such a warm and wonderful speaker! – Lesley Margetak, Teacher – Horace Allen School
In 2008, Lorna was a recipient of the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award and is a past chair of the provincial Executive Council of the Alberta Assessment Consortium. Lorna’s divisional experiences have focused upon learning support and inclusion, effective assessment and grading practices, pyramid of interventions development, curriculum implementation, coaching and mentoring teachers and inclusive practices at the classroom, school and divisional level. Lorna also has served on a number of divisional and zone committees related to AAC, professional development, Alberta Teachers Association and Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (RCSD). Follow Lorna on Twitter – @lornahewson