December 17, 2019 – The Near North District School Board is pleased to announce that Craig Myles has been appointed the Director of Education, effective January 6, 2020.
“The board is pleased to have chosen an internal candidate for our Director. We are confident that his skills and extensive experience with the board will be a key component in moving the Near North forward to embrace the challenges ahead. Craig’s strong background in secondary programming, familiarity with local educational opportunities and emphasis on board governance will allow him to hit the ground running. ” (Jay Aspin, Chair).
Craig Myles is in his 6th year as Superintendent of Student Success with the Near North District School Board. With more than15 years of experience as an educational leader, his portfolios have included school effectiveness, special education, safe schools, student success, alternative education, international education and secondary/elementary school supervision. Myles is known for his commitment to students and his focus on improving student achievement through the development and implementation of responsive teaching and learning practices. Under his leadership, the NNDSB has seen an increase in the graduation rate of 5.2% and an elevation of secondary school credit accumulation by 12%.
“This is an exciting opportunity for me to focus my years of experience in collaborating with trustees, administrators, teachers, support staff and parents to improve student learning and student success at the NNDSB. We are fortunate to have such innovative, caring and qualified educators and leaders in our schools and I look forward to my continued work with them to deliver equitable and inclusive high-quality education to all our students” (Craig Myles, Director of Education).
For more information, please contact:
Near North District School Board
Tel: 705-472-8170 ext. 5010