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Saskatoon Public Schools
Inspiring Learning
Administrative Team

Education Council

  • Skjerven
    Shane SkjervenShane Skjerven
    Director of Education
    • Chief administrative and executive officer of the Board of Education. • Responsibility for carrying out the educational objectives, priorities and policies of the Board of Education. • Provides leadership in educational administration and instructional programming to the Board of Education and to Saskatoon Public Schools.
  • Hills
    Brent HillsBrent Hills
    Deputy Director of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibilities include: • Board Planning • Budget Development • Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment • Strategic Plan Development & Implementation • Indigenous and Community Partnerships
  • Scrimshaw
    Charlene ScrimshawCharlene Scrimshaw
    Deputy Director of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibilities include: • Board Planning • Budget Development • Elementary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment • Future of Our Schools and Division Enrolment Growth Strategy • School Community Councils
  • Bishop-Yong
    Nicola Bishop-YongNicola Bishop-Yong
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (1-8) • Professional Learning (1-8) • Responsibility for the following schools: Buena Vista, Dr. John G. Egnatoff, James L. Alexander, King George, Lakeridge, North Park Wilson, Sutherland, Willowgrove.
  • Janzen
    Paul JanzenPaul Janzen
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (9-12) • Professional Learning (9-12) • Responsibility for the following schools: Colette Bourgonje, Ernest Lindner, Holliston, Howard Coad, Hugh Cairns, W.P. Bate, Evan Hardy Collegiate, Marion M. Graham Collegiate, Tommy Douglas Collegiate
  • Kachur
    Mitch KachurMitch Kachur
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Elementary Staffing • Elementary Teacher Recruitment • Responsibility for the following schools: College Park, Forest Grove, Henry Kelsey, Lakeview, Lester B. Pearson, Mayfair, Queen Elizabeth, River Heights, Vincent Massey.
  • Newton
    Dean NewtonDean Newton
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Secondary Staffing • Secondary Teacher Recruitment; • Responsibility for the following schools: Brevoort Park, Charles Red Hawk, Chief Whitecap, Pleasant Hill, Princess Alexandra, Saskatoon Misbah, Bedford Road Collegiate, Centennial Collegiate, Walter Murray Collegiate.
  • Norris
    Colleen Norris Colleen Norris
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • English as an Additional Language • Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act • Safe, Caring and Accepting Schools • Technology for Learning • Responsibility for the following schools: Brownell, Caswell, City Park, Lawson Heights, Silverwood Heights, Aden Bowman Collegiate, Mount Royal Collegiate, Nutana Collegiate, Royal West Campus
  • Okanee
    Ken OkaneeKen Okanee
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • First Nation, Inuit and Métis Unit • French Immersion • Responsibility for the following schools: Alvin Buckwold, Caroline Robins, Dundonald, Greystone Heights, Montgomery, Silverspring, Victoria, wâhkôhtowin, Westmount
  • Reeve
    Trish ReeveTrish Reeve
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment PreK-K (Early Learning) • Special Education • Student Services • Responsibility for the following schools: Brunskill, Fairhaven, John Dolan, John Lake, Prince Philip, Roland Michener, Sylvia Fedoruk, Wildwood

Business Council

  • Benning
    Garry BenningGarry Benning
    Chief Financial Officer
    Leadership & administrative responsibility for: • Fiscal Management. • Business Council Chairperson; budget; transportation; purchasing; accounting; insurance; pension plans; lean audits and auditing
  • Dunk
    Jason DunkJason Dunk
    Chief Technology Officer
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Technology. • Comprehensive integration of appropriate technology; education continuity planning; resource selection; innovative technology; professional learning supports.
  • Laba
    Stan LabaStan Laba
    Superintendent of Facilities
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Facilities for Learning. • Future of our Schools; energy efficiency/ greening our schools; integrated centres; PotashCorp Brightwater Eco-Science and Indigenous Learning Centre.
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    Renee LaPlanteRenee LaPlante
    Superintendent of Human Resources
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Recruitment and retention; staff supervision. • Manage/lead HR functions; investigations; contract negotiations; staffing EAs; staff on loan; leaves; education continuity planning.