New superintendent for SD 57

Anita Richardson is the new School District 57 superintendent. She will step into her new role on Jan. 1.

Richardson was born in Prince George, raised in the Robson Valley and was a teacher and principal in Mackenzie before moving to Alberta where she spent years with the Horizon school division as the associate superintendent. The Horizon program sees academically gifted students achieve excellence in an environment that supports the students' unique intellectual, social and emotional needs.

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"The Board of Education is very excited to welcome Anita back home to School District 57," Tim Bennett, board chair, said in a release. "It was important the successful candidate demonstrated leadership and results working with community through authentic relationships, supporting improved outcomes for students and vision for the district. Anita's passion, background and experiences will complement the strong leadership team we have in the district and help continue to move the district forward into 2020 and beyond."

"I am looking forward to getting reacquainted with the communities and people that make up School District 57," Richardson said in a news release. "I know that by developing strong relationships with the dedicated board of education, our amazing staff, members of Lheidli T'enneh and McLeod Lake Indian Band, our committed educational stakeholders, together we will grow School District 57 into a learning community that truly prepares our students to seize life's opportunities. It is only together, supporting one another, working toward our common goal that we will see School District 57 reach its true potential."

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