Gary G. Clarke, B.Sc., B.Ed., MA
Superintendent of Schools/CEO
Gary Clarke was appointed as Superintendent of Schools/CEO on September 1, 2010. With extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of school, regional and provincial education, Mr. Clarke is trusted and deeply respected as an educational leader in our Board and across the province.
Throughout his career, Mr. Clarke has worked to promote educational excellence in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board and the former Cumberland District School Board. He started as a classroom teacher in Parrsboro, N.S. in 1979, taught in Springhill, and then moved into vice-principal and principal roles in River Hebert and Springhill. In 1991, Mr. Clarke was appointed Sub-System Supervisor - Secondary Education for the Cumberland District School Board, and then Director of Elementary and Secondary Programs and Services in 1994. When the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board formed in 1996, Mr. Clarke was appointed Chignecto Family of Schools Supervisor, and then served as the Director of Education Services from 2006 until his appointment as Superintendent in 2010.
Mr. Clarke’s clear focus on student achievement, diverse student needs, and Professional Learning Community culture has contributed to the extensive growth in CCRSB student results in provincial and Board assessments, and has directly impacted the ongoing success of CCRSB students, staff and the greater community.
Contact the Superintendent:
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent