Archived — Justin Kool

Year: 2003 – Province: Alberta

Certificate of Achievement Recipients

School: Foundations for the Future Charter Academy (FFCA)
315 - 86 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2H 1Z2

Principal: Kurtis Leinweber
School Telephone: 403-243-3316
School Fax: 403-287-7367
School website: www.ffca-calgary.com
Teacher Email: justin.kool@ffca-calgary.com
Grades/Subjects Taught: Grade 6/science, mathematics

Teaching approach:

Treats all students with respect.

Makes the classroom learning fun and interesting.

Outstanding achievements:

Mr. Kool is often requested to teach the weakest students because of his ability to develop positive attitudes.

Aside from his core teaching assignments, Kool learned content, developed and taught middle school design, food studies and physical education -- subjects outside of his expertise.

He helped the Foundations of the Future Charter Academy grow from a school of 375 students to four campuses and over 1,400 students.

Mr. Kool is a qualified teacher-trainer in the "PEAK" student motivation program. He trained 25 teachers in positive motivation and discipline, supervising/evaluating staff skills in these areas. Mr. Kool also developed assessment tracking sheets, new units for his grade level, learning materials and resources.

In Praise Of:

"Whether he is working with students, parents, fellow teachers or even board members, Justin can always be counted upon to provide intelligent and genuine input in a professional manner. His keen mind and desire to be the best are touchstones of his presence throughout his tenure here." - Associate Principal

"He is passionate about making school and learning a wonderful experience for all students. He is always willing to step forward to take part in extra activities with the entire student body and encourages the students with his spirit of fun." - Parent

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