Elementary Staff

MEI’s exemplary curriculum is complemented by the teachings of caring and qualified professionals who are committed to creating a nurturing and supportive environment that is conducive to student learning and growth. See a complete list of MEI’s Elementary School staff members below.

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Principals & Vice-Principals

S. Burkinshaw

Mr. Shawn Burkinshaw

Principal
Mr. Burkinshaw is in his 21st year at MEI Elementary. Having started as a grade 2 teacher for six years, he has also taught grade 5 and PE. Mr. Burkinshaw is married with 2 daughters, one has already graduated from MEI and the other currently in grade 12 at MEI Secondary. E-Mail: sburkinshaw@meischools.com

G. Wardle

Mr. Grant Wardle

Vice-Principal
Mr. Wardle has been in the teaching profession for 27 years, 18 of those as a vice principal at MEI. He has taught in the education faculty at SFU and in Taiwan at Morrison Academy. Mr. Wardle and his wife of 32 years have a son living in Sweden and a daughter heading for bible school in Spain. E-Mail: gwardle@meischools.com


Elementary Teachers

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A. Balzer

Mrs. A. Balzer

Grade 1

P. Bensler

Mrs. P. Bensler

Grade 3

A. Bergen

Mrs. A. Bergen

Grade 4

D. Bohr

Miss D. Bohr

Grade 4

M. Corneau

Ms. M. Corneau

Kindergarten

S. Dahl

Mrs. S. Dahl

Grade 2

C. Ewert

Miss C. Ewert

Grade 2

E. Friesen

Ms. E. Friesen

Grade 2

L. Glenn

Mr. L. Glenn

Grade 5

C. Harris

Mrs. C. Harris

Learning Support

B. Knodel

Mr. B. Knodel

Grade 5

C. Kropp

Mrs. C. Kropp

Grade 1

N. Loewen

Mrs. N. Loewen

Grade 1

D. Neufeld

Mrs. D. Neufeld

Kindergarten

T. Opp

Mrs. T. Opp

Kindergarten

A. Penner

Mrs. A. Penner

Learning Support

D. Penner

Mrs. D. Penner

Grade 3

M. Penninga

Ms. M. Penninga

Grade 4

A. Regehr

Mrs. A. Regehr

Grade 4

G. Scott

Mrs. G. Scott

Grade 5

K. Siemens

Mrs. K. Siemens

Grade 3

N. Skeels

Mrs. N. Skeels

Grade 2

E. Smith

Mrs E. Smith

Grade 3

L. Willms

Mrs. L. Willms

Grade 4


Support Staff

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D. Boivin

Miss D. Boivin

Educational Assistant

A. De Meyer

Mrs. A. De Meyer

Educational Assistant

R. Dyck

Mrs. R. Dyck

Educational Assistant

K. Epp

Mrs. K. Epp

Educational Assistant

V. Friesen

Mrs. V. Friesen

Educational Assistant

M. Haak

Mrs. M. Haak

Educational Assistant

L. Janzen

Mrs. L. Janzen

Educational Assistant

L. Kilian

Ms. L. Kilian

Educational Assistant

Mrs. L. Kramer

Mrs. L. Kramer

Educational Assistant

B. Los

Mrs. B. Los

Educational Assistant

L. McEwen

Mrs. L. McEwen

Educational Assistant

K. Nipkow

Mrs. K. Nipkow

Educational Assistant

S. Ohlmann

Miss S. Ohlmann

Educational Assistant

Mrs. D. Penner

Mrs. D. Penner

Educational Assistant

C. Peters

Mrs. C. Peters

Educational Assistant

M. Peters

Mrs. M. Peters

Secretary

P. Robertson

Mrs. P. Robertson

Educational Assistant

C. Rogers

Mrs. C. Rogers

Secretary

J. Schmidt

Mr. J. Schmidt

Custodian

K. Stobbe

Mrs. K. Stobbe

Educational Assistant

D. Veeneman

Miss Veeneman

Educational Assistant

K. Veldhoen

Mrs. K. Veldhoen

Library Technician

L. Warkentim

Mrs. L. Warkentim

Educational Assistant