Director and Senior Staff

Senior Staff

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Lisa Walsh, PhD – Director of Education and Secretary of the Board
519-527-0111 ext. 106;

Strategic Planning, BIPSAW/SIPSAW, Head under MFIPPA and MISA, Communications and Public Relations, District Leaders’ Meeting and Principals’ Meetings.

Board Committee Liaison:
Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Suspension and Expulsion Appeal Committees, Director’s Review, Public Health Unit, Health Community Partnerships, Parent Involvement Committee (PIC).

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Laura Marotta – Superintendent of Education (Student Support Services)

519-527-0111 ext. 208;

BIPSAW/SIPSAW, International Education, Mental Health & Well-Being, Data (Lead on MISA/EQAO/Large Scale Assessment, Research / Data Analysis, Identity Based Data). 

Agency Liaison:
Choices for Change, Huron Perth Public Health, LHIN, CAS. 


Also responsible for the following schools:
  • Goderich District CI
  • Brookside PS
  • Goderich PS
  • Mitchell District HS
  • Upper Thames ES

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Jeff Bruce – Superintendent of Education (Learning Services)
519-527-0111 ext. 206;

Responsibilities: BIPSAW/SIPSAW, MACSE, Special Education, Special Needs Strategy: Transition Planning, English as a Second Language, Equity and Inclusive Education (Low German Equity: Tu Puente), Cornerstones, Education and Community Partnership Program, STRIVE, SERT and EA Training, Interventions (Lexia, Clevr, BMS, Specialized Transportation, etc.), Violence Prevention Working Group.

Agency Liaison: 
Huron Perth Centre, TVCC, CSCN, CTCC Partners' Table
Board Committee Liaison: SEAC, Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy Committee, Collaborative Professionalism Committee, Joint Health & Safety (Alternate).

Also responsible for the following schools:
  • Elma Township PS 
  • Listowel Eastdale PS
  • Listowel District SS
  • Milverton PS
  • Mornington Central PS
  • North Perth Westfield ES
  • South Huron DHS
  • Bluewater Coast ES
  • Exeter ES
  • Stephen Central PS


Headshot of Jane MorrisJane Morris – Superintendent of Education (Leading Learning)
519-527-0111 ext. 116;

Responsibilities: BIPSAW/SIPSAW, Research/Data Analysis, Student Success, Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), School College Work Initiative, Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM), Dual Credit, Experiential Learning, Alternative Education (e.g. COPE, Supervised Alternative Learning, Youth in Care, Riverside, CASE), Avon Maitland District E-learning Centre, Safe Schools including Emergency School Response, TERST, IT (Infrastructure, Technology Enabled Learning Plan, Enrolment and Information Management, Student Exchanges, Border Cross Requests, Home Schooling, Home/Hospital Instruction)

Board Committee Liaison:
Students' Senate Committee, Supervised Alternative Learning (SAL)

Also responsible for the following schools:
  • Anne Hathaway Public School
  • Avon Maitland District E-learning Centre (AMDEC)
  • Avon Public School
  • Bedford Public School
  • Hamlet Public School
  • Romeo Public School
  • Shakespeare Public School
  • Stratford District Secondary School
  • Stratford Intermediate School


Headshot of Kate CreeryKate Creery – Superintendent of Education (Program Services)
519-527-0111 ext. 109;

BIPSAW/SIPSAW/DIPSAW, Program K to 12, Outdoor Ed, Early Years/ Calling All Three Year Olds (CATYO), Indigenous Education, Lead on School Effectiveness Framework, Leadership Development (Admin), Interventions: LEXIA, LLI, Dreambox, etc., Lead for Professional Development Days, Summer Planning: Summer School 7 to 12, Summer Learning Program, Primary/Junior Literacy and Numeracy, French as a Second Language (Core and Immersion), Lead for Principal/Vice-Principal Learning Network

Agency Liaison:
Huron Perth Eat and Learn, Early Years Community Liaison, Kids First Steering Committee.
Board Committee Liaison: 
School Year Calendar, Indigenous Education Advisory Committee, Foundation for Education

Also responsible for the following schools:
  • Central Huron SS
  • Clinton PS
  • Hullett PS
  • Huron Centennial PS
  • Seaforth PS
  • Central Perth ES
  • Downie Central PS
  • Little Falls ES
  • North Easthope PS
  • South Perth Centennial PS
  • Sprucedale PS
  • St Marys DCVI
  •  Elementary and Secondary Remote Learning
  • Paper Program

Headshot of Paul LangisPaul Langis
 – Superintendent of Education (Human Resource Services)
519-527-0111 ext. 113;

Responsibilities: BIPSAW/SIPSAW, Human Resources Services including: Negotiations, Contract Administration, Non-union Terms and Conditions Administration, Benefits, Payroll, Hiring, Staff attendance and Wellness, Union Liaison, Staff Development for Non-teaching Staff, Student Teachers/Associate Teachers, Elementary and Secondary School Staffing, Adult and Continuing Education - Program (Centre for Employment and Learning), Ontario Leadership Strategy (TPA/PPA/NTIP, coaching/ mentoring, leadership development and succession), Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Network, Huron-Perth Athletics and Competitions Beyond Local Level, Labour Management. 

Board Committee Liaison:
Joint Health & Safety (alternate), HRS Committee, Recognition Reception Committee, Staff Development, Collaborative Professionalism Committee.

Also responsible for the following schools:
  • Centres for Employment and Learning
  • FE Madill SS
  • Howick Central PS
  • Maitland River ES
  • North Woods ES
Headshot of Cheri CarterCheri Carter – Superintendent of Corporate Services
519-527-0111 ext. 207;

BIPSAW/SIPSAW, Long Term Accommodation (Analysis and Plan), Adult & Continuing Ed – Business (Centre for Employment and Learning), Facility and Municipal Partnerships, Facilities Operations (Capital Planning, Facility/Grounds Maintenance, Community Use of Schools, Property, Liability and Student Insurance, Environmental Health & Safety), Business Operations: Audit (Internal, External), Finance Services; Procurement, Copyright, Transportation. 

Board Committee Liaison
: Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Huron Perth Student Transportation Consortium, AODA.