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New Director of Education Steve Blake joins the SCDSB on March 20March 20, 2017 Category: NewsBack to News Page

​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is pleased to welcome Steve Blake as the new Director of Education beginning today, March 20. Blake was appointed Director by the SCDSB Board of Trustees on February 8, 2017 after an extensive consultation and recruitment process.  

Director Blake began his teaching career in the Durham District School Board, and in 2009 joined the SCDSB as a Superintendent of Education. In 2013 he was hired as the Director of the Bluewater District School Board. 

“I’m excited to be back with the SCDSB and look forward to working with staff and our community partners to fulfill our mission and vision,” says Blake. “Together we will continue to support the achievements and well-being of all learners – children, youth and adults.”  

Key priorities for Director Blake in the coming months include:

  • working with staff and the Board of Trustees to develop the SCDSB’s strategic plan
  • focusing on budget priorities impacting student achievement and well-being
  • visiting schools and meeting with community partners

Melanie Slade Morrison, Manager of Communications  
705-734-6363 x11328