NEWS RELEASE · 11th January 2014
The Board of Education, Coast Mountains School District, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Katherine McIntosh as Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer effective at a date to yet be determined in the Spring of 2014.
Ms. McIntosh, an experienced and respected senior leader in BC Public Education, currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools in School District No. 85 (Vancouver Island North). She has worked at all levels of education in rural, remote, urban and Aboriginal school settings across five vastly different school districts and two provinces.
Her academic background includes a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration and Leadership from the University of British Columbia.
Respected as an effective team builder and communicator who puts the learning needs of children first through innovative and collaborative leadership practices, Ms. McIntosh is eager to lead the inquiry based school improvement work already taking place in the school district.
Board of Education Chair Art Erasmus comments: “Having a leader with the leading edge assessment and instructional knowledge that Katherine brings to our district ensures a strong future for Coast Mountains learners and schools. She is an outstanding educator who already deeply understands the diverse and unique educational needs of our urban and rural learners, schools and communities.”
Coast Mountains School District extends a warm welcome to Ms. Katherine McIntosh, Superintendent of Schools.