Gregory Malazdrewicz

B.Sc., B.Ed.(V), M.Ed.
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Studies

Associate/Assistant Superintendent
Office of the Superintendent/CEO
Brandon School Division
1031 – 6th St.
Brandon, MB   R7A 4K5
Phone: (204) 729-3101
E-Mail: malazdrewicz.greg@bsd.ca

 

Gregory Edward Malazdrewicz Curriculum Vitae

Contact:

Office of the Superintendent/CEO
Brandon School Division
1031 6th Street
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 4K5

Home: (204) 724-6273
Work: (204) 729-3101
Home Email: greg@wcgwave.ca
Work Email: malazdrewicz.greg@bsd.ca

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, 2006
Level 1 School Administrator’s Certificate (LI-11716) Manitoba
Education, Training and Youth, 2002
B.Ed. (5th Year), Special Education, Brandon University, 1992
Certification Year, Senior Years, Brandon University, 1977
Bachelor of Science, General, University of Manitoba, 1976

EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience Associate/Assistant Superintendent
Brandon School Division 2009 (July) – Present

Acting Superintendent
Brandon School Division 2015 (June) – 2015 (July)

Senior Executive Assistant to the Superintendent/CEO
Brandon School Division 2008 (October) – 2009 (July)

Principal, Neelin High School
Brandon School Division 2002 – 2008 (October)

Vice-Principal, Vincent Massey High School
Brandon School Division 1996 – 2002

Faculty Associate, Mid-Continent Institute for Writing and Thinking
Minot State University  1991 – 1995

Classroom Teacher, (Chemistry & Science) Neelin High School
Brandon School Division #40 1987 – 1996

Classroom Teacher, (Grade 8 Modified) Earl Haig School
Brandon School Division #40 1986-1987

Teacher’s Aide. (E.S.L. and Special Needs) Earl Haig School
Brandon School Division #40 1985-1986

Classroom Teacher, (Grade 4) Whitemouth School
Agassiz School Division 1977-1978

Business Experience

5518084 Manitoba Ltd. Property Management, Partner
Brandon, Manitoba 2007 – Present

Buster Brown Children’s Shoes Owner/Operator
Brandon Shopper’s Mall Brandon, Manitoba 1981-1985

T. Eaton Company
Buyer Men’s and Children’s Shoes, Western Region
Winnipeg, Manitoba 1978-1981

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY WRITING

 Publications /Journals

Kuryliw, A., Malazdrewicz, G. Gooden, B., and Osiowy, T. (2006). Graduation Outcomes, 2003-2005: Action Research in the Brandon School Division. Brandon
School Division, 1031 6th St., Brandon, Manitoba R7A 4K5.

University 101  (1993) Contributing Editor, Mid-Continent Writing and Thinking Institute, Minot State University

Malazdrewicz, G. (1993) “Writing to Teach Science”. Paper presented to Innovations in Higher Education, 1st Annual Conference for Faculty and Professional Staff in Post-Secondary Education. March 26-27. Minot, ND

Malazdrewicz, G. (1992) “Formal Writing in Chemistry (or How to Make Friends with Your Librarian)”. IDEAS: Mid-Continent Institute Newsletter. Volume1, Number 2. Minot State University.

Malazdrewicz, G. (1992) “Extra Work or Better Work”, IDEAS: Mid-Continent Institute Newsletter. Volume 1, Number 1. Minot State University.

 

Conference/Symposium Presentations                                  (1989 – 2008)

From Equality to Equity: Actualizing the Agenda for Democracy in Education
National Network for Educational Renewal Annual, Arlington, Texas

Graduation Outcomes Study
Fort la Bosse School Division, Virden, Manitoba

Equity Think-Tank
National Network for Educational Renewal Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii

Graduation Outcomes Study: From policy to practice
M.E.R.N. Conference, Brandon, Manitoba

Privacy and the Public Sector: The Drivers of Surveillance
Ombudsman’s Office of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Learning Styles
Canadian Coalition for Self-Directed Learning, Conference Banff, Alberta

Writing to Learn
Turtle Mountain School Division

Enhancing Instructional Practice: An administrator’s workshop
MCLE, Brandon, Manitoba

Learning Styles
L.I.F.T. Provincial In-service, Brandon, Manitoba

Strategies for Successful Transition to Semestered Programs
Rolling River School Division, Minnedosa, Manitoba

Writing to Teach Science and Math
Mid-Continent Institute, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota

Instructional Alternatives
Manitoba Association of Principals Annual Conference, Brandon, Manitoba

Writing Alternatives in the Classroom
In-school In-service, Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School, Brandon, Manitoba

Writing to Teach Science and Math
L.I.F.T. Provincial In-service Brandon, Manitoba

Peer Coaching
In-School Professional Development Neelin High School, Brandon, Manitoba

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Provincial Committees                                                           (1995 – Present)

Task Force on Special Education Funding Manitoba Education & Advanced Learning

Science Curriculum Framework Senior 1 Administrator Feedback Panel Manitoba Education, Citizenship & Youth

Physical Education 30F/40F Curriculum, Administrator Advisory Panel Manitoba Education, Citizenship & Youth

Media and Technology Project 20S Science, Pilot Teacher Manitoba Education, Citizenship & Youth

Pan-Canadian Science Curriculum Frameworks Project, Manitoba Education, Citizenship & Youth

Science 20S Curriculum, Pilot Teacher Manitoba Education, Citizenship & Youth

 

Post secondary Committees                                                   (1992 – 1995)

U101: Freshman Orientation Program Development Team, Minot State University

Membership

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Manitoba Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Manitoba Association of School Superintendents
Student Services Administrators Association of Manitoba

Registration

Level 1 School Administrator’s Certificate        (L1-11716) Manitoba Education, Training and Youth
Permanent Professional Certificate                    (372-91) Manitoba Education and Training
Provisional Professional Certificate                    (3498-77)

 

LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

Current Committee and Leadership Responsibilities

Provide leadership in the operational areas of research, legislation, school operations, Division operations, community and public relations, and technology systems through the Superintendent/CEO’s office

  • Research and Reports including:
    • Student Mobility 2005-2008
    • Population Growth and Facility Sustainability Report
    • Single Track French Immersion Consultation
  • Policy development including:
    • Off-Site Activities
    • Grades 9-12 Physical Education Credits
    • Out of School Physical Education Approval Process
    • Appropriate Educational Programming
    • Use of Certified Service Dogs
    • Equity
    • Use of electronic devices
    • School Fees
  • School Operations
    • Direct school support
    • Student Conduct
    • School Development Plan monitoring
    • Spring Valley – Principal
  • Divisional Staffing
    • Teacher Allocation
    • Educational Assistant Allocation
    • Liaison with MTS Staff Officers
  • Division Operations
    • Budget development and implementation
    • Supervision of Curriculum Specialists
    • Grant Applications/Funding
    • Student Achievement Results
    • School Operating Budget Oversight
    • Student Support Services – EA Supports
    • ICT Steering Committee – ICT Distribution sub-Committee
    • Strategic Leadership Steering Committee
      Co-chair Quality Learning Steering Committee Supervisor Health and Well Being Steering Committee
  • Community and Public Relations
    • Annual Education Results Report
    • Emergency Response Review
  • Board of Trustees Committees:
    • Policy Review Finance
    • Education Facilities and Transportation
    • Divisional Futures & Community Liaison
  • Administrator of Student Services
    • Supervision of Clinical Services – Psychology, Social Work, Speech – Language Pathology
    • Educational Assistant – training, professional development
    • First Aid/CPR Training

 

Committee Participation 

Program/Curriculum Development                            (1992-2008)
International Baccalaureate Program Implementation, Neelin High School
Neelin High School Off-Campus Program Development Team
Community Transitions Implementation Team, Vincent Massey High School
Tri-high Science Committee, Chair
Community Transitions Implementation Team, Vincent Massey High School
Environmental Studies 305 Curriculum Development Program, Brandon School Division

Brandon School Division Policy Development           (2004- 2009)
Equity Committee
Policy 4044 Review and Implementation Committee
Policy 7004 Development Committee

Divisional Strategic Planning                                       (1994-Present)
Goal #3&4 ICT Steering Committee
Goal #4: School Change, Co-chair
Goal #10 Co-Chair
Strategic Leadership Steering Committee
Future Design of High Schools Sub-Committee
Tri-High Restructuring Committee

Division/School Operations                                          (1997-Present)
Senior High Access Committee, Brandon School Division
Grade 9 Registration Committee, Brandon School Division
French Immersion Administrators Committee, Brandon School Division
ELA Technology Implementation Project Team, Brandon School Division
SIRS Implementation Team, Brandon School Division
Neelin High School, School Development Team
Student Management Committee, Neelin High School
Student Management Committee Vincent Massey High School

Community Relations                                                   (2002-Present)
Brandon Race Relations Network
Community Drug/Alcohol Coalition
Westman Community Mobilization Steering Committee, Co-chair

 

COMMUNITY/SCHOOL SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

School Service                                                                        (1977-2009)
Coach – Boys & Girls, Bowling, Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
Student Council Advisor

Community Service                                                                (1984 – 2005)
Brandon General Hospital Board of Directors – Director, Treasurer
Brandon Youth Soccer – President, Past-President, Director, Coach
Knox United Church – Sunday school Teacher
Manitoba Red Cross – CPR Instructor Trainer
Planned Parenthood Manitoba – Guest Speaker
Rotary Club of Brandon Sunrise – President, Director, Camp Director
Scouts Canada – Cub Leader, Adult Training Leader

 

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Leadership/Advocacy                                                              (1987 – 2014)

Transforming School Culture: How to create healthy school culture
Dr. Anthony Muhammed, Brandon Manitoba

Evaluating Community Impact
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Circle of Courage
Martin Brokenleg, Brandon, Manitoba

National Dialogue on Resilience in Youth
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Roundtable: The impact of demographic changes in Canada on education
Winnipeg, Manitoba

MSIP Conference: Cultivating Vitality
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Leading and Learning Conference: Closing the Gap- The Bridge between High and Low Achievers
Manitoba Council of School Leaders

Building Leadership Capacity in Schools
Manitoba Council of Sch Leaders

Edmonton: The revolution continues
Edmonton, Alberta

Leading through educational change: Shifting the focus to Opportunity
Judith Hale, BSD #40, Brandon, Manitoba

Team Building,
Eric Dowsett, Neelin High School, Brandon, Manitoba

Restructuring our schools
Calgary Schools, Calgary, Alberta

Effective Schools Program
Earl Haig/Education Manitoba

 

Staff Development                                                                   (1980 – 2015)

Working Conference on Understanding and Assessing Well-Being & Well-Becoming in Manitoba Schools
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

ACTion: Mental Health and Wellness Conference
MASS, Winnipeg Manitoba

NIDMAR Summer Institute: The key to unlocking the potential of older workers.
Port Alberni, British Columbia

The 17th Annual Manitoba Labour Law Review,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Teachers in the First Five Years
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
Brandon School Division/The Covey Institute

Working Well and Winning with Difficult People
Manitoba Teachers Society

7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Wayne Hully, BSD #40, Brandon, Manitoba

Part A – Hiring the Best: Recruiting of q staff for effective schools
Part B – Supporting Good Teaching in Classrooms: practices for growth and accountability
Manitoba Council for Leadership in Education

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
BSD #40

Harassment Investigation Training
BSD #40, Brandon, Manitoba

Peer Coaching,
M.T.S., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Project Teach,
M.T.S., Brandon, Manitoba

H.R.D. People Management Skills
T. Eaton Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Management Training Program
T. Eaton Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Educational Developments                                                     (1989 – 2015)

Enabling Learning Environments
MASS, Winnipeg Manitoba

Wraparound Protocol Overview
Manitoba Education, Brandon, Manitoba

School Refusal Behaviour in Children and Adolescents
Brandon, Manitoba

The Science of Relationships
AAMFT, Fort Worth Texas

French Immersion in Manitoba: A handbook for school leaders
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Learner, The Integrated Curriculum and Performance Assessment
Dr. Kathleen Butler, Bobby W. Prewitt Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Learning Styles
Dr. Kathleen Butler, BSD #40 Restructuring Project, Brandon, Manitoba

Learning Styles: Advanced Training
Dr. Kathleen Butler, BSD#40 Restructuring Project, Brandon, Manitoba

Learning Styles
Dr. Kathleen Butler, Transcona School Division/Education Manitoba

Gifted Education: Teaching the Leaders of the Future
Manitoba Association for Gifted Education/Education Manitoba

 

Organization and Operation                                                   (1994 – 2006)

School Administrators and the Law
Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba

Manitoba Safe Schools Forum
Winnipeg Manitoba

Effective Schools: Harbours of Hope
Canadian Effective Schools Inc.

Threat Assessment
Brandon School Division

Managing Financial Resources
Manitoba Council for Leadership in Education

How am I supposed to manage all this? Managing a school in an ever-changing environment.
Council of School Leaders

Making a Difference
Dr. Steven Glenn, Brandon School Division #40

School Change Begins with Me
Dr. Gary Phillips, Transcona School Division/Education Manitoba

 

Teaching and Learning                                                           (1999 – 2006)

International Baccalaureate North American Conference
Montreal, PQ – IBO

French Immersion in Manitoba: Moving Ahead
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Web-based Course Contacts and Professional Learning
Winnipeg, Manitoba

International Baccalaureate Organization: Level II Training
Niagara Falls, Ontario

International Baccalaureate Introductory Conference
International Baccalaureate Organization

Building Connexion: French Immersion in Manitoba
Bureau de l’éducation française

Pathways to Success
Assiniboine South School Division

Fair, Authentic Assessment & the Role of the Administrator
Ken O’Connor WSALP, Brandon Manitoba

Huron S.D. Sister City Exchange

Assessment: Driving Education into the New Millennium
MAP, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Curriculum                                                                              (1987 – 1999)

English Language Arts Curriculum Update
BSD #40

Why Weeds Won’t Die: A lesson in applied genetics.
Matches or Microbes – Is stubble burning really necessary?
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

The Third Form of Carbon
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

Environmental Chemistry and Mining
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

Writing to Teach Science and Math
Dr. Paul Connely, Mid-Continent Institute, Minot State University

Organic Chemistry
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

The How and Why of Gases
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

The How and Why of Chemical Structure
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

EdGeo Workshop
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

Rocks and Minerals
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

Food and Food Molecules
University of Manitoba/Education Manitoba

O.E.C./04 In-service
Education Manitoba

 

Technology                                                                              (1995 – 2014)

Baragar Demographics: GeoSchool Training
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Evaluate, Revise& Renew your Education and Information Technology Plan
Wayne Blair, Merlin

Applications of Media Technology in 20S Science
Education Manitoba