Shendah Benoit

Benoit, Dr. Shendah

EdD, MEd (Western University), MA (University of Toronto), BA (Simon Fraser University)

Assistant Professor
Prince George


Dr. Benoit has twelve years leadership experience in the BC K-12 system as District Principal Student Supports, District Vice Principal Indigenous Education and as a school Principal. As District Principal Student Supports she led a multi disciplinary team of teachers, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physio therapists and mental health clinicians. She served as chair of her regional Council of Administrators for Inclusive Supports in Education and has consulted on provincial committees. She has experience teaching in Kindergarten to Grade Twelve.

Dr. Benoit has instructed post-secondary courses with Queen's University for over six years to BC teachers in the specialty of Inclusive Education.

Research and Expertise

My research interests are strength-based inclusion, positive organizational scholarship, compassionate systems change, and collaborative inquiry.

Research Fields
  • Education
Areas of Expertise
Inclusive Education, Principalship, District Leadership, Parents and Families, Assessment: Competency-based, Psycho-educational, Risk Reducing, Strategic Planning.
Languages Spoken
  • English
Currently accepting graduate students
Supervises In
MEd Special Education, MEd Leadership
Graduate Supervisor Details
Available in Prince George, B.C. or e-connection to all locations and time zones.
Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert