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​​​​​​​Linda Staudt, Director of Educationlinda staudt

​Linda has served in the education sector for more than three decades, including 25 years with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board as teacher, coach, Vice-Principal, Principal, Supervising Principal and Superintendent of Education. She was also seconded to the Student Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education in Toronto where she served as the Manager of the System Innovation and Implementation Unit.

Her role as Director includes responsibility for Catholicity and Communications, the Multi-Year Strategic Plan and District Effectiveness.

Ed Dedecker, Superintendent of Educationed dedecker

Responsibilities include: 

Catholic Central High School and family of schools (Holy Cross, St. Jude, St. Martin, St. Mary Choir, St. Michael)

Regina Mundi Catholic College and family of schools (Sir Arthur Carty, Holy Rosary, St. David, St. Francis, St. Sebastian​)

Staff Operations and Innovative & ​Collaborative Technology Services

Kathy Furlong, Superintendent of Educationkathy furlong

Responsibilities include: 

John Paul II Secondary School and family of schools (Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family, St. Anne, St. Bernadette, St. Pius X, St. Robert)​

St. Mary’s High School and family of schools (Holy Family, Monsignor O’Neil, St. Jude’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Michael’s, St. Patrick’s)

Centre for Lifelong Learning, Micah’s Place, Student Success, Pathways to Success, Safe Schools and Equity & Inclusion

Kelly Holbrough, Superintendent of Educationkelly superintendent

Responsibilities include: 

Mother Teresa Secondary School and family of schools (St. Anthony F.I., St. John F.I., St. Kateri, St. Mark)

Saint André Bessette Secondary School and family of schools (St. Marguerite d’Youville, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Patrick, St. Thomas More)

St. Joseph’s High School and family of schools (Assumption, Monsignor Morrison, St. Anne’s, St. Mary’s)

Special Education, Early Learning and Leadership

Vince Romeo, Superintendent of EducationVinceRomeo-rev.png

Responsibilities include: 

Holy Cross Secondary School and family of schools (St. Charles, Our Lady Immaculate, Our Lady of Lourdes, Sacred Heart, St. Vincent de Paul)

​St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School and family of schools (Jean Vanier, Notre Dame, St. George, St. Nicholas, St. Paul, St. Theresa)

Curriculum & Assessment for Learning and School Effectiveness

Jacquie Davison, Superintendent of Busine​​ss​jacquie davison

Responsibilities include: 

Building Services

Jim Vair, Superintendent of Human Resources and General Counsel​Jim Vair

Responsibilities include: 

​Labour relations
Recruitment and staffing support
Employee Health and Wellness
Occupational Health and Safety 
Employee Pension Plans​