On Campus

Canada's largest school board finds new director

The Toronto District School Board has finally found a new Director of Education. Dr. Chris Spence, who is presently the director of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, has been hired for a four-year term starting at the end of this school year.

Having seen his work first hand in Hamilton, I can say loudly that Toronto has made a great choice to lead their board.

That said, the Trustees of the TDSB must give Spence the leeway he needs to be success and not continue to micromanage the system.

Looking for more?

Get the Best of Maclean's sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for news, commentary and analysis.