Public school board welcomes June Rogers as superintendent

Congratulations to June Rogers, Principal, Sagonaska Demonstration School, who is appointed Superintendent of Education for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Board members approved the appointment at a special Board meeting earlier this evening.

"It is with great pleasure that we welcome June Rogers as a supervisory officer. She has held leadership roles over the past several years and is dedicated to student achievement. Her recent position at Sagonaska Demonstration School has provided June with many opportunities to interact with schools across the province at the elementary and secondary levels," remarks Kathy Soule, Director of Education.

Ms. Rogers’s responsibilities will include supervision of families of elementary schools, Aboriginal Education, Safe Schools and other initiatives to support student success as outlined in the district’s AiM—Achievement in Motion for Student Success system plan.

"I am really excited about the opportunity to work with the senior team and all staff for the benefit of students," states an enthusiastic Rogers. "Working at Sagonaska for the past year and a half has given me a wide range of experiences which I will draw upon in this new role."

Rogers began her career with the district in September 1980 working as a French teacher at Bayview Public School, D.R. Atkins Public School and Sir Winston Churchill Public School. She progressed to a Special Education case manager in 1999, elementary school vice-principal in 2001 and elementary principal in 2002. Rogers was seconded to Sagonaska Demonstration School in September 2007.

The appointment is effective in January 2009.

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board serves approximately 16,800 students each day at 46 elementary and eight secondary schools. Supporting student achievement is the goal of approximately 1,800 teaching and support staff who, in addition to the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners, share their passion for teaching and learning. The district covers a wide geographical area of 7,221 square kilometres bordered by Maynooth to the north, Deseronto to the east, Prince Edward County to the south and Quinte West to the west.


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For more information, contact:
• Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, (613) 966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354

Last updated: December 15, 2008 at 10:16 am
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