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Chris Wejr

James Hill Elementary
Langley, BC
Chris is a father of 5 year-old twin girls and a former high school PE/Science/Math teacher and volleyball coach. He currently works as a teacher/principal of James Hill Elementary in Langley. Previous to this, he worked as a teacher/principal in the community of Agassiz in which he worked with the staff to create positive changes in school climate as well as student motivation and engagement based on a strength-based school culture. He has also advised and worked on committees with the BC Ministry of Education, the Canadian Education Association and other agencies to help promote educational change in areas such as curriculum, professional learning, assessment, and technology. Chris learns from and shares with others through his learning network on Twitter at @chriswejr as well as on his blog at chriswejr.com. Chris is a strong believer in the power of social media to share stories that drive educational change and has presented online as well as in Western Canada and the United States.