Staff Spotlight - Heather Jelinski

Heather Jelinski - École William McDonald Middle School

Heather Jelinski is excited to work as Assistant Principal and Grade 8 Post-Intensive French & Community Awareness teacher this year at École William McDonald Middle School. Heather has been with Yellowknife Education District No. 1 for the past six years in various roles, including classroom teacher, Intensive/Post-Intensive French Coach, and Program Support Teacher. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, she taught French Immersion in her home province before moving North. Heather has a BA/B.Ed through the University of Regina/Université Laval and an M.Ed through UBC-Okanagan. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking/baking and the outdoors.