PRSD Superintendent of Schools Reappointment Approved by Alberta Education

PRSD Superintendent of Schools Reappointment Approved by Alberta Education

For immediate release

June 21, 2019 – During the regular board meeting held on June 20, 2019, trustees were pleased to review a letter from Alberta Education approving the reappointment of Dr. Paul Bennett as Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Peace River School Division (PRSD).  The Board of Trustees and Dr. Bennett have agreed upon a two-year contract (effective September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2021), which is set to coincide with Dr. Bennett’s retirement plans.

Dr. Bennett was first appointed as Superintendent of Schools and CEO on September 1, 2009.  “He continues to focus on relationship building, leadership development, system improvement and most recently is providing increased leadership in the areas of educational partnerships in Mennonite communities and Home Education,” says PRSD Board Chair Darren Kuester.

Bennett comments, “I have been an employee at PRSD since 1994 so the division occupies a very special place in my heart.  I look forward to the next two years of continued leadership and developing succession planning for the division”.

Congratulations to Dr. Bennett on his reappointment.

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