Jessica Powers, B.Ed.
Grade 4 Teacher
Elizabeth Barrett Elementary School, Cochrane
Jessica began her teaching career with the Calgary Board of Education in 1997 teaching Kindergarten. Throughout her career she has taught with 2 different school boards and in 4 different schools with all of her work being in K-6. She has a passion for Early Childhood Education, has much Early Literacy experience and was trained as a Reading Recovery teacher. She also has a passion for integrating fine arts with core curriculum.
Jillian Wennekamp, B.Sc., B.Ed.
Learning Support Teacher,
Cochrane High School, Cochrane
From 2002 to 2005 Jillian taught grade 7 & 8 math, science 10, and junior high CTS in Rimbey, Alberta. While teaching in Rimbey Jillian coached senior high soccer and volleyball. For the 2005-2006 school year Jillian taught high school math in Rocky Mountain House, while also being the yearbook coordinator and the senior girls' volleyball coach. After taking a small break to have two children and help her husband out with his business, she is back in the classroom, currently teaching high school math and learning support. Jillian's passion is helping students grow through academics and athletics.