The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to welcome Robert Nieman as the Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School, commencing in the 2018/19 school year. Robert is currently a Math and Science Teacher at Kehewin Community Education Centre, a school dedicated to promoting and preserving Cree Culture, located near Bonnyville. Formerly, he was the Principal of Paul Rowe Jr/Sr High School in Manning. He brings a wealth of experience as a teacher and administrator, specializing in math and science.
“We are very excited to welcome Robert to HFCRD. He has extensive experience in Catholic education and with Cree Culture, and will be a fantastic fit for the St. Andrew’s School Community,” said Superintendent Betty Turpin. “I am confident that Bob’s wide range of gifts and talents will be a wonderful benefit to the students and staff of St. Andrew’s School.”
Robert is originally from Saskatchewan, and graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce and from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Education. He began his teaching career in 1989, and has many years of experience in a variety of roles including 17 years of experience in Catholic Education.
“I am very excited to be starting with HFCRD,” said Robert. “I am looking forward to living in High Prairie and working with the staff at St. Andrew’s as well as being a part of St. Paul’s Parish.”
HFCRD wishes current Vice Principal Carlo Porretta the best in his future endeavors!