Northmount School for Boys Hires Dr. Terence Sheridan As New Headmaster

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Mr. Keith Mclean, Chair of the Board of Governors of Northmount School for Boys of Toronto has just announced that Dr. Terence Sheridan will assume the role of headmaster at the school starting this fall.  Dr. Sheridan will finish the school year at St. Michael's College School where he is currently headmaster and join Northmount in September 2015.  Founded in 1990, Northmount School is comprised of classes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight and concentrates on academic excellence taught in the Catholic tradition.

Dr. Sheridan has been a leader in Catholic boys' education in Toronto for the past 20 years and enjoyed ever increasing responsibilities at St. Michael's College School where he has worked since 1997.  While at St. Michael's, Dr. Sheridan was instrumental in curriculum development, advancing information technology, establishing a learning enrichment centre and implementing policies and procedures for students and staff under crises.  

A lifelong learner, Dr. Sheridan received his Master of Arts in Teaching in 2003 and his Ph.D. in Educational Administration in 2013.  His career success is evident in his regular promotions at St. Michael College School, where he was appointed as Vice-Principal of Discipline in 2001 and became Vice-Principal of Curriculum and Teacher Development in 2006.  His strong service in these roles led to his 2010 appointment as the College School's 28th Principal.  In June 2012, Dr. Sheridan was named the first lay President of St. Michael's, expanding his portfolio to President and Principal. 

"He is a model for Catholic Education" said Fr. Jeff Thompson, CSB, President of St. Michael's College School when speaking of Dr. Sheridan.

"Northmount School is delighted to welcome such a strong administrator who is a collaborative educator and operates from a shared leadership perspective," said Keith Mclean. "We are honoured to have such a respected member of our Catholic education system join Northmount and are confident that he will be able to take the school to yet another level of excellence."

Dr. Sheridan has extensive experience in the classroom setting and curriculum creation.  He possesses highly developed interpersonal and organizational skills and this, coupled with his balanced disposition, promotes a constructive working environment.  Dr. Sheridan is a self-motivated, academic who endeavours to live a life of goodness, discipline and knowledge.

About Northmount School

Northmount School is an independent boys preparatory school and provides a sound, stimulating and coherent education to prepare boys in their development as responsible citizens. The School helps each student to reach his full potential, to develop critical thinking skills, self-discipline, a respect for others, and a strong moral character. The school recognizes that the parents are the boys' first teachers and thus enters into a partnership between parents, students and the School to establish a rich and vibrant community life. Northmount deeply respects and is guided by tradition, its spirituality, appeal to the common good, and its values. The school is multi-cultural and with students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Northmount's Catholic roots encourage a belief in the dignity of every person and a respect for a variety of faith traditions. The boys learn to support one another in a nurturing environment. Northmount has a superior and highly committed staff dedicated to implementing the goals of the school.

SOURCE Northmount School for Boys of Toronto

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