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YRDSB Director of Education Recruitment

Dear York Region District School Board families,  

As you may be aware, York Region District School Board is currently recruiting for a Director of Education. The responsibility of selecting a Director is one of the most important tasks of the Board of Trustees.    

The Board has engaged the services of Phelpsgroup, a leading Canadian executive search firm, to gather your input into the qualities and characteristics of the Board’s new Director of Education.  

Your input is critical and will inform both the job description and evaluation criteria used in the recruitment process.  Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey (also accessible through the Board website The survey results will be submitted electronically directly to Phelpsgroup and held in strict confidence by the consultant.  

Responses received by September 17, 2017 will be considered in the initial development of the Director of Education job description and candidate profile.  Responses received after this date and prior to October 1, 2017 will be shared with trustees for their information.    

If you require the survey in print format or translated into one of the Region’s top 12 most spoken languages, please contact the Board at 905-727-0222 extension 2217 or email  

Thank you in advance for your time and input.  

Loralea Carruthers  
Chair York Region District School Board   


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