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Mike McDonald appointed as new Director of Education & Secretary

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board announces the appointment of Mike McDonald to the position of Director of Education & Secretary effective April 15, 2019.

“Mr. McDonald was selected from a group of highly qualified candidates,” said Chair of the Board, Rick Petrella. “The Board of Trustees recognizes the exceptional level of skill, the depth of experience and the solid vision that Mike brings to this key position and we look forward to working together and executing our shared vision, through collaboration, to provide the best possible Catholic education for the students entrusted to our care.”

Mike McDonald has a Masters of Education from Brock University, a Bachelor of Arts, Honours from McMaster University and is a Doctoral Candidate currently working on his thesis Student Engagement of Reluctant Learnings to Improve Student Achievement at the University of Toronto.

Currently serving as the Director of Education Designate and Superintendent of Education for the Board, McDonald brings with him extended experience in the education sector. He has served as a Regional Manager – Field Services Branch working at the Ministry of Education and as a Superintendent of Human Resources, Leadership and Training as well as a secondary school principal.

“I am humbled and honoured by the opportunity to work with the Board of Trustees and serve the students, staff and community of Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board where the commitment and dedication to Catholic education is well-known and will continue. I am excited to work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and the senior leadership team and commit to fostering an environment where inclusivity and co-learning is a priority,” said McDonald.

The Trustees and staff of the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board congratulate Mr. McDonald on his appointment as Director of Education & Secretary to the Board.

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