The Chinook Board of Education is pleased to announce that Kyle McIntyre has been selected as the new Director of Education, commencing April 1, 2018. McIntyre has served as Deputy Director of Chinook School Division since August 2009 and has been in the role of Acting Director since April 2017.
Over his 27 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 in the classroom and has been a vice principal and principal, along with serving as the Director of Education for the Eastend School Division from 2002-2004.
"On behalf of the board of education, I am pleased to share that, after conducting a search for a Director, Kyle McIntyre has been hired to build on his former work as Deputy Director and Acting Director. Now in the role of Director of Education, he offers continued stability to our students, staff, and parents," said Dr. Shane Andrus, Board Chair. "While many challenges are certainly before the board, we are confident Mr. McIntyre will give the solid leadership we need to continue to make Chinook a great place to go to school and work."
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'm pleased that the Board has put their trust in me and grateful for the opportunity to continue in the Director role. It takes an entire team of teachers and support staff working collaboratively to ensure success for all students. As we move ahead, it will remain a priority for us to be transparent in communications and continue to engage our staff and school communities in the education and support of children," said McIntyre. "I am proud to help lead Chinook and honoured to carry on our work at both the division and provincial level to help create conditions where all students have the opportunity to be successful."
Kyle and his wife, Roberta, reside in Swift Current with their children, Mackenzie and Makstr. McIntyre has always been 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.
Congratulations to Mr. McIntyre!