BRANTFORD — Grand Erie District School Board has appointed Julie White, M.ED., OCT, to Superintendent of Education for the district.
“We’re excited and thrilled to have Julie join our senior team,” said JoAnna Roberto, Director of Education. “She is a respected leader and educator, and her experience, relationships, skills and values will have a tremendously positive impact for students, staff and our communities. Her expertise in Specialized Services will be a significant asset as we focus on supporting responsive environments for each learner from a lens of equity and inclusion.”
White has more than 20 years of experience in education and extensive knowledge of Grand Erie. She began her career as a teacher in the district, spent time as a school administrator, and most recently, held the position of Principal Leader of Specialized Services for Grand Erie.
“I’m honoured to take this next step in my career in Grand Erie,” said White. “I’m excited by the opportunity to collaborate closely with leaders and communities as we work together to build a culture of learning, well-being and belonging to inspire every learner.”
White earned a Master of Education from Brock University and has a background in developing processes and programs to support learning in the classroom and professional development for educators. She has built relationships and led teams to collaborate on a wide variety of projects to support student success, including the development of an online Professional Learning Environment, a Specialized Services Guidebook, decision support tools for In-School and Resource Teams and service provision models.
White’s Superintendent responsibilities are effective January 1, 2023, and will include Brant and Haldimand County elementary schools.