WHITBY, ON, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - The Conference of Independent Schools of
Ontario (CIS Ontario) Board is pleased to announce the selection of Jan
Campbell as its next Executive Director.
After current Executive Director George Briggs announced his retirement
in October 2010, the CIS Search Committee undertook a comprehensive
national search for a candidate with experience in education, academic
planning, leadership and policy development.
"Jan Campbell brings a breadth of expertise in education, independent
schools, governance and leadership," said Susan Wright, Chair of the
Board of CIS Ontario. "She has leadership experience in both the public
and independent systems, has been immersed in single-gender and
co-educational learning experiences and has been part of senior
management teams in both day and boarding schools."
Currently Ms. Campbell is a Faculty Advisor in the Faculty of Education
at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. There she is
observing the post-secondary environment and the direction that it
provides for twenty-first century teaching and learning.
Wright continued, "We believe Jan Campbell's enthusiasm, experience and
energetic vision will further build the Conference of Independent
Schools' collegial environment and assure the growth and development of
Ms. Campbell will assume her duties on July 1, 2011.
The Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario - www.cisontario.ca - is a collegial forum of independent schools working together to
support member schools in their missions to prepare students for the
21st Century. All CIS schools are university preparatory schools with
highly motivated and talented students and strong, supportive parent
communities. Each school has a Board of Governors that operates at
arm's length from the administration of the school and provides
oversight to the operations of the schools.
SOURCE Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario
For further information:
or photo of Ms. Campbelll: George Briggs, Executive Director, CIS Ontario, 905 665-8622, email@example.com