Dr. Stan Kutcher, Sun Life Financial Chair at Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre

joanne syms 

Joanne Syms is currently the Coordinator of Safe and Inclusive Schools for the province of Nova Scotia. Throughout her career she has had the opportunity to work in all three levels of the public school system as a teacher and school administrator and then as a Supervisor of schools. She is a passionate educator who believes strongly in the transformative power of education. Joanne is particularly interested in issues of equity and in developing school cultures of inclusion and acceptance in which all people, students and staff, feel safe, valued and are able to grow and learn.