Christopher Usih holds a Master of Education degree from the University of Manitoba and additional qualifications in mathematics and computer science. He has more than 28 years of experience as an educator. He began teaching in an Indigenous community in Northern Manitoba but has spent the majority of his career in diverse roles with the TDSB including teacher, principal, and other executive roles.
Mr. Usih has a well-earned reputation for getting things done with integrity and efficiency. His leadership has included key decision-making to provide the necessary supports to help students realize success. During his time as a leader with the TDSB, he led a number of strategic initiatives including providing support for student transitions, implementing strategies to promote high school completion and developing partnerships to support students in a variety of post-secondary pathways.
He is highly regarded for his commitment to equity, raising academic standards and addressing achievement and opportunity gaps. His responsive and collaborative approach has brought change to how students are supported.