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Cal Johnson appointed Superintendent of Schools/CEO

Posted on March 15

Northland School Division (NSD) is pleased to announce that Cal Johnson has been appointed the new Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 15, 2024. 

The Board of Trustees unanimously passed the motion during the March 15, 2024 Regular Board Meeting. 

“Our nation-wide advertising resulted in a number of applications” said Robin Guild, Board Chair. “Mr. Johnson was selected from a field of outstanding candidates because of his leadership qualities and his commitment to working with communities to ensure students are successful.”

“I am very honoured to be appointed by the Board of Trustees as the Superintendent of Schools/CEO of Northland School Division,” said Johnson. “As the Superintendent of Schools/CEO, I am focused on making sure students love to learn and have the skills they need to achieve their goals and dreams. To ensure this happens, ongoing engagement with students, staff, parents, guardians and community members is critical. All of us working together supports the division’s vision around strategic planning, creative thinking and weaving language and culture into the student learning experience.” 

Mr. Johnson brings 29 years of experience as an educator in three Canadian provinces. Since joining NSD in 2016, he has served as a Principal in Conklin and in Anzac, Associate Superintendent and Acting Superintendent of Schools/CEO. 

Cal holds a Master’s degree from the University of Calgary. He also earned a Bachelor of Physical Education and a Bachelor of Education, both with honours from the University of Manitoba. 

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Tom Cameron said on March 17, 2024

Congratulations Cal. You've done Hapnot proud.

Pearl Calahasen said on March 20, 2024

Congratulations Cal!!