Laura Elliot has been named Director of Education for the Thames Valley District School Board, effective September 1st. Elliot has been with Thames Valley since 2007 and held many positions within education. She looked at the positive impact and leadership skills that she'd bring to the new role. Elliot mentioned that outgoing Director Bill Tucker is her boss, so she's bee learning and working very closely with him. Elliot say's she does have goals and students are at the top of the list.
She's happy to be able to have a greater impact across all schools within the district. Elliot has Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Education and Bachelor Degrees in Science and Education. She has taught at th elementary, secondary and adult education levels. Some of the roles that Elliot has held are Superintendent of Education, Manager of Membership Records with the Ontario College of Teachers and Vice Principal and Education Officer with the Durham District School Board.