May 19, 2022

​New Principal at Westcliffe Composite School

Erin Pincemin is confident and excited as she prepares to take on her new role as Principal of Westcliffe Composite School in Marengo for the 2022-23 school year.

“Erin comes to the principalship with vast experience and real passion for learning.” Said Acting Director of Education Vicki Moore. “In her 23 years as a teacher she has consistently demonstrated the judgement, skills and commitment to learning necessary to be a successful Principal and leader.”

Ms. Pincemin holds three degrees from the University of Saskatchewan; a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Education and a Masters of Education in Administration that she achieved with honours.

Ms. Pincemin has been the Student Support Teacher at Westcliffe Composite School since 2021 and from 1999 to 2011 taught a wide array of subjects at Kindersley Composite School at both the middle years and high school levels. These included Physical Education, Health, Home Economics, Art and English Language Arts. She became the Student Support Teacher for Kindersley Composite School in 2011 and then in 2017 became the Independent Education Program (IndEP) Teacher for the Kindersley IndEP school before moving to Westcliffe in 2021.

In her career Ms. Pincemin has had three major passions. These are family engagement, First Nation’s perspectives and mental wellness. As part of these focuses she received certification from the Office of the Treaty Commissioner as a Treaty Catalyst Teacher as well as Mental Health First Aid certification and A.S.S.I.S.T. Suicide Prevention training. Ms. Pincemin values the importance of making strong connections with parents/caregivers. She supports parent engagement and developing strong partnerships with families to enhance student learning and well-being.

Ms. Pincemin is married with two daughters and enjoys boating, fishing, horseback riding and camping. She often participates in 4-H activities.

"I look forward to celebrating the numerous achievements of the students, as well as the staff, at Westcliffe Composite School.” Said Ms. Pincemin. “I am very excited to support the school, as well as the communities we serve, in fostering a positive and engaging school learning climate,” she added.