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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
Dr. Clara Howitt, Superintendent of Education - Program and Professional Learning

School Responsibilities

Massey Family of Elementary Schools

Central, Glenwood, Northwood, Southwood, Roseland, Talbot Trail​

GEC Virtual School - Elementary

System Responsibilities

  • EQAO Provincial Assessments Elementary
  • Character Development
  • New Teacher Induction Program Lead
  • Professional Learning
  • Kindergarten Registration
  • Early Learning Program
  • Child Care Program/Best Start Liaison
  • Leadership Development
  • ELL K-12 Programming
  • Newcomer Reception Centre
  • Open Minds Programming - FNMI
  • Aboriginal Education
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • French Programming


  • Program Staff
  • Media Services

Program Support

  • Curriculum/Learning Resources Review, Development and Implementation
  • Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting
  • Student-Led Walkthroughs
  • Courier Services
  • CanCopy AV Licensing


  • Administrative Liaison to Education Committee
  • French Immersion  Advisory Committee
  • Indigenous Education Advisory Committee
  • Anti-Black Racism Committee
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Community/Provincial Liaison

  • Faculty of Education
  • University/St. Clair College Program Liaison
  • OPSOA Liaison
  • Aboriginal Education - Lead