For Release April 4, 2017
Kyle McIntyre has been designated as the Acting Director for Chinook School Division, while Liam Choo-Foo is on a secondment with the Ministry of Education. McIntyre has served as Deputy Director of Chinook School Division since August 2009.
Over his 26 year career in education, McIntyre has worked in both rural and urban settings, including Eastend, Broadview, Lloydminster, Saskatoon and Swift Current. He taught students from Grades 2 to 12 and has been a vice principal and principal, along with serving as the Director of Education for the Eastend School Division from 2002-2004.
“We are very fortunate to have such a talented and experienced individual within our organization willing to take on the administrative leadership for Chinook. Choo-Foo and McIntyre have worked successfully as a team for nearly 10 years and I expect that the transition will be very smooth,” explained Larry Caswell, Chinook Board Chair. “Kyle effectively filled this role when Liam was away for provincial projects and during a sabbatical, so we expect him to continue doing an excellent job. The Board is very confident that he will continue to put students first and maintain Chinook as a great place to work and learn.”
Kyle McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Education Degree (with Great Distinction) and a Master of Education degree specializing in Educational Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. “I have been proud to be part of the Chinook School Division since its inception and I feel privileged to be given the opportunity to lead our team at Chinook,” said McIntyre. “I look forward to working closer with our board, our staff and with the provincial leadership team to continue meet the learning needs of our students during these fiscally challenging times.” McIntyre was recently the League of Educational Administrators, Directors and Superintendents of Saskatchewan (LEADS) representative on the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Regulatory Board.
Kyle and his wife, Roberta, reside in Swift Current with their children, Mackenzie and Makstr. McIntyre is very active in the community as a coach and board member with both minor hockey and minor baseball, and also sits as a director with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL.
For more information, contact:
Joanne Booth, Communications Coordinator
Chinook School Division
Phone: 306-778-9200 Ext 218