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NEW STAFF

Kyla Christiansen joined the Faculty of Education in August 2015 as the Educational Core Studies ( 200 ) Communitybased Service Learning Coordinator . Kyla grew up in Midale , SK and chose the University of Regina to complete a B . Ed . and M . Ed . in Curriculum and Instruction .
For almost 15 years , Kyla was a classroom teacher and high school administrator in LandsWest School Division . Twelve years ago she moved to Regina to work with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education as the Health Education and Comprehensive School Community Health ( CSCH ) Consultant . In the spring of 2015 , she accepted the position of part-time provincial coordinator of the Saskatchewan fYrefly in Schools Program . In addition to this work , she teaches health education classes in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina and adult education courses at Saskatchewan Polytechnic . In her spare time , Kyla enjoys running and teaching group fitness classes at a local gym .
Kyla was the 2013 recipient of the Physical and Health Education ( PHE ) Provincial Award and the PHE National Health Educator Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in furthering the importance of health education in Canada . She appreciates her connection to the U of R and welcomes the opportunity to work with the Faculty of Education .
January Hutchison joined the Faculty of Education in September of 2015 . Prior to that she held academic advising positions with the Faculties of Arts and Nursing at the U of R .
Hutchison grew up in Mortlach , SK and shortly after finishing high school , she left Saskatchewan for Edmonton , AB where she began her studies at the University of Alberta . Like many first year university students , she was unprepared and overwhelmed by university and did not return for a second year . In the following years , she pursued a career in hotel management , met her husband , and started a family .
Regretting not finishing her degree , and with the support of family and friends , Hutchison returned to university to complete her BA . As a mature student , she often sought the assistance of her academic advisors . The guidance and support she received from them sparked an interest in this type of work and led her to pursue a career in the field . After finishing her degree , she became an academic advisor at MacEwan University with the Faculty of Arts and Science advising for the Science , Engineering and Physical Education degree programs , until 2011 when she moved back to Regina .
Hutchison enjoys triathlon and tries to spend much of her free time swimming , cycling , and running in preparation for the next race ! She has set a goal of participating in and finishing a full distance Ironman within the next two years .

PUBLISHED

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