David Stevenson brings over 40 years of CBE experience to his role as chief superintendent of schools. His strong commitment to student learning provides CBE students, parents and staff with solid guidance for improving student achievement. He has a unique combination of skills and knowledge developed through his work as a teacher, registered psychologist and leader. He has served as a classroom teacher, consultant, specialist, assistant principal and principal, director of special education, area director and acting superintendent of learning. He was named deputy chief superintendent in August 2009. He stepped into the role of chief superintendent on an interim basis in April, 2014 before being named chief superintendent on June 4, 2014.
Each of David’s roles has required him to assume responsibilities for a variety of complex educational portfolios. His wealth of experience in dealing with the vast array of student needs, and his extensive work with students, parents and staff, combined with over two decades of leadership experience, have provided solid direction for improving student learning opportunities within the CBE.
Through a combination of mentoring and collaboration, David has guided staff involvement in a number of significant system and area change initiatives. His proven ability to successfully engage all members of the educational community in transparent processes within the CBE’s framework of accountability is a definite asset to our jurisdiction.