Noah D. Arney

A student affairs professional's musings on books, education, politics, and cooking.

Category: Education

  • Thoughts on the 2014 Election

    My thoughts on the 2014 Abbotsford municipal election. Actually just about the SD34 Board of Education Trustee election. I’d like to start by thanking the 3500 people who voted for me. It was a great experience and my first time putting myself out there in a city context. I hope to run for School Trustee […]

  • Thoughts on the Mindset List

    Beloit College in Wisconsin puts out an annual “Mindset List” to give you an idea of where the newest college students are coming from in regards to what they see as being “the world as it has been”. Take a look at the info behind it here: and this years here:   The list is […]

  • 2014 School Trustee Platform

    The campaign season has wrapped up and I did not make it in.  But I wanted to keep my platform here for people to see. Brief Bio: Noah Arney grew up and attended school in Abbotsford and returned to establish a family after receiving his Bachelor of Education from UBC. He has worked in education […]

  • My Students Don’t Live in Their Parents Basement

    Stephen Poloz, of the Bank of Canada, had a rather tone deaf line the other day: “If your parents are letting you live in the basement, you might as well go out and do something for free to put the experience on your CV.” source That’s great for people who can do that, but most […]