The Board of Education of the Good Spirit School Division (GSSD) has announced its new strategic plan for the next five years of operations will be unveiled to all staff members at the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year and to mark the occasion a special guest has been invited.
“One of Canada’s most requested motivational speakers has graciously agreed to join us on this very special day,” says Lynel Martinuk, Communications Coordinator for the GSSD.
“Mark Tewksbury, 1988 and 1992 Olympic gold, silver and bronze medalist and world swimming champion from Calgary, Alberta will begin our school year with his message of team work and optimism.”
Tewksbury is currently chef de mission of Team Canada at the Olympics in London, England and this will be his first speaking engagement following his return to Canada.
The opening staff day is being held at the Gallagher Centre Flexi-Hall to accommodate the nearly 1,000 staff members in attendance.
“The division would like to share this event with others and is now selling tickets for interested community members division-wide.”
The event will take place Wednesday, August 29. To learn more call 306-786-5500 or toll free at 1-866-390-0773. Tickets are $20.00 each and there are only 250 available for sale.