Leah Vanderwey

Leah Vanderwey is excited to be returning to Superior North Catholic District School Board as a Superintendent of Education. She served the past three years as the Regional Manager of the Field Services Branch for the Ministry of Education for the Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario Regional Office. As the Regional Manager, she held three provincial portfolios as the manager liaison in the areas of Special Education, Care and/or Treatment, Custody and Corrections Programs, and Indigenous Education.

Leah's portfolio at SNCDSB


Student Success Lead (focus area grade 7 & 8):
Pathways to Success
Grade 8 Transitions
Grade 8 Community Volunteer Hours 
Grade 8 Reach Ahead 
Fourth R

Indigenous Education:
Indigenous Education Lead
Indigenous Education Advisory Committee
Native Language and Culture
AES (Regional Meetings and February Forum)

Curriculum Implementation:
Health and Physical Education K-8 (SAD)
Grades 9-12 First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies (SAD)

Experiential Learning
Outdoor education

Equity and Inclusive Education

Health and Safety

SIPI (Student Injury Prevention Program)

Instructional Leadership

NTIP (New Teacher Induction Program)


Favourite Quote

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but rather the lighting of a fire" - William Butler Yeats


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