TaOtha Community School

Contact Us
Box 39
Nordegg, AB, T0M 2H0
Phone: 403.721.3989
Fax: 403.721.2174

Brenda Turner, Principal

Phone: 403.721.3989

Email: click to email

Kerry Collins, Vice Principal

Phone: 403.721.3989

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Our History

TaOtha Community School opened its doors in 2009 for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school was named after Ta-Otha, Peter Wesley, who has led his people to traditional territories in 1894 against Indian Agent's demand to stay with in Stoney Reserve boundaries. This eventually became the Big Horn Reserve in the 1950's.

Principal's Message

Aba Wathtech!

Welcome back to another new year of learning at TaOtha Community School!

My Name is Brenda Turner and I’m excited to be back at TaOtha Community School as Principal. This marks my 15th year with the Stoney Education Authority as Teacher and Administrator. I am delighted to see the Staff at TaOtha, to be part of this learning journey, I welcome and value their positive energy and dedication to excellence in education.

Thank you to all who have helped prepare for the new school year. Your commitment to insuring that TaOtha Community School remains a celebrated and successful school is greatly appreciated. I eagerly look forward to greeting students and families again. It remains an honor and privilege to serve as your principal. Please stop by and say hello. Together, I know we will make this school year one of growth and achievement for all children.


Brenda Turner
Principal, TaOtha Community School


TCS Staff List


Turner, Brenda - Principal

Collins, Kerry - Vice Principal/High School Teacher


Abraham, Ellis - Reception/Office Administration

Support Staff

Mark, Cherith - SEA Stoney Language and Culture Coordinator

Matthews, Carissa - SEA Literacy/Numeracy/Assessment Coordinator

Crawler, Nick - Stoney Language and Culture and EA

Richter, Rhonda - WEP/COPE Support

Kitchen Staff

Smallboy, Jessie - Kitchen/Cook


Wesley, Helene - Custodial/Maintenance

Wesley, Reggie - Custodial/Maintenance


Charlton, Melissa - Grade 4-5-6 split

Samuel, Clara - Grade 1-2-3 split

Wells, Sarah - Preschool/Kindergarten

Educational Assistants

Dixon, Darren - Educational Assistant

Smallboy, Navrone - Educational Assistant

Wesley, Alaric - Educational Assistant

Wesley, Travina - Educational Assistant

Special Education

Tolhurst, Toni - SEA Inclusive Education Coordinator

Renfrew Student Services

Dube, Rita - Speech Language Pathologist