Astrid Helene Kendrick

Adjunct assistant professor/ Teacher, University of Calgary

Astrid Kendrick completed her Doctor of Education from the University of Calgary in July, 2018. She has been a K-12 classroom teacher for nineteen years for the Calgary Board of Education, and has been a contract instructor at the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University for four years. For the past two years, she has be the voluntary Co-Chair of the Health Promoting Schools Collaborative (Southern Alberta Region), and recently volunteered to be the editor of the Runner, an annual publication of the Health and Physical Education Council of the Alberta Teachers Association.


  • 2004–present
    Teacher, Calgary Board of Education
  • 2015–present
    Contract Instructor, University of Calgary


  • 2018 
    University of Calgary, Doctor of Education
  • 2013 
    University of Alberta, Master of Education
  • 1995 
    University of Alberta, Bachelor of Education


  • 2018
    Principal as Gatekeeper: A Discussion Paper on Educational Leadership, Canadian Journal of New Scholars in Education
  • 2017
    No More the Hollow Men: Promoting an Ethos of WellBeing Through Academic Buoyancy and Health Literacy , Runner

Professional Memberships

  • Alberta Teachers Association


University of Alberta Gold Key Society, Emerging Scholar Award (The Learner Conference, 2019)