Georgette Davis has just been appointed by the Durham District School Board (DDSB) as the new safe schools and well-being superintendent of education. Davis lives in the Durham Region and will support the Anderson CVI, Sinclair Secondary School and Henry Street High School.

Davis has 20 years of experience at the Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board, most recently responsible for student achievement and special education. She completed her bachelor of education degree at the University of Western Ontario and has participated in the Ontario Supervisory Officer Leadership Course with the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Business. She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies on a part-time basis in educational leadership at the University of Toronto.

“After conducting an extensive search, on behalf of the Board of Trustees I’m thrilled that Georgette Davis is the new superintendent of education,” said Michael Barrett, board chair. “Her expertise and dedication to student well-being and achievement will be a valuable contribution to our school communities.”

“Georgette Davis is an experienced superintendent, principal and leader in education and we are excited to have her join the Durham District School Board senior team,” said Lisa Millar, education director. “I’m looking forward to collaborating on projects with her in the future.”

John Bowyer, who has been the acting superintendent, will continue to contribute his experience and knowledge to the senior team, by supporting Davis with specific Safe Schools projects.

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