Chignecto-Central Regional School Board Superintendent announces retirement

Media Release: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Trudy Thompson, Chair of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB), last evening announced the retirement of Superintendent Gary Clarke. Chair Thompson read Mr. Clarke’s letter of retirement into the official record during the Regular Public Board Meeting. 

"Gary Clarke has served the students and staff of first, the Cumberland District School Board, and now the CCRSB for 36 years,” said Thompson. “His dedication, commitment and passion for education has made him a truly exceptional leader for our system. He will be greatly missed.” 

A search committee for Superintendent Clarke’s replacement has been formed. It is expected that the search will be national. 

Mr. Clarke’s official retirement date is July 31, 2015. 

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff all striving to develop independent, lifelong learners in a student-centered environment, with high expectations for all. CCRSB serves over 20,000 students from Primary to Grade 12, throughout the counties of East Hants, Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou. 

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For more information, contact: 
Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager 
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
Office: 902-897-8911
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