One of the District School Board Ontario North East’s most senior staff, with nearly 50 years of tenure in the field of education has announced her retirement.
The board’s Director of Education, Linda Knight has announced her retirement, effective at the end of 2017.
Aside from serving as director since 2001, to date Knight has worked in the field of education for 49 years.
School Board Chair, Doug Shearer, says while they have over a year to find a replacement, whom ever assumes the role will have big shoes to fill.
Knight’s announcement came before a standing ovation from board members and trustees.