Appointment of New Interim Director of Education

Appointment of New Interim Director of Education

Superior North Catholic District School Board Trustees are pleased to announce that Maria Vasanelli has been appointed Interim Director of Education effective August 15, 2018 - August 15, 2019.

Maria has 28 years of experience in education. She has been a Teacher, Principal, Consultant and Superintendent of Education, in two school boards in the greater Toronto area and Thunder Bay. She was a Lecturer at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology for seven years where she taught Religious Education. Maria has been Director of Strategic Initiatives & Professional Learning at Lakehead University Faculty of Education for the last six years. 

Maria holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Bachelor of Education, Masters in Religious Education, Masters in Business Administration, Supervisory Officer qualifications and is a Ph.D. student researching in the area of educational leadership and policy. She has
certificates in Canadian Aboriginal Relations, Education Law, and Negotiations and Dispute Resolution.

Maria is pleased to be working with a dynamic team of people whose focus is on student well-being and academic excellence and put the care of students above all.

We welcome Maria to her new position with Superior North Catholic District School Board and look forward to working with her in the 2018-2019 school year.