About Bob Kline
I teach Leadership at Huron Heights Secondary School in Kitchener, Ontario. Currently there are approximately 180 students in our school's official student leadership program, with over 100 more in connected programs like Husky Pack, our orientation & mentorship crew. Our students, known as the Huskies, have been recognized three times as having the 'most school spirit' at the Ontario Student Leadership Conference (OSLC)!
Like most leadership teachers, I never imagined that I'd end up living the leadership life. I taught English for several years and coached cross country, swim team, and track. I helped our leadership teacher as her sidekick and male chaperone for conferences, and eventually attended Link Crew Co-Ordinator training to help start up a new grade nine orientation program at our school. It was attending Link Crew training and OSLC that really got me hooked on student leadership!
The opportunities are limitless in Canadian student leadership! Organizations like the Canadian Student Leadership Association (CSLA) and Youth Leadership Camps of Canada (YLCC) have helped me grow as a leadership teacher, advisor, and speaker. I also had the opportunity to train the spirit leaders for the Canadian Student Leadership Conference!
These days my cup is full. Now in my 17th year of teaching, it's an absolute dream to teach Leadership all day long, and I'm part of the coaching squad of our boys varsity hockey team. I've also been developing a partnership with the Polish Academy of Canada which facilitates a cultural exchange between European and Canadian student leaders. In my spare time I'm an avid reader, runner, local hockey fan, camper, and proud uncle of two boys.
*** It's possible to demand excellence and have fun at the same time! ***