The South East Cornerstone Public School Division has appointed a new Deputy Director of Education with duties to commence on August 1, 2014.
In her new capacity as Deputy Director of Education, Lynn Little will be responsible for assisting the Director of Education in the health and performance of the organization, the success of its operations and strategic planning.
Little has served South East Cornerstone School Division since 1993 in various capacities including teacher, principal, superintendent of student services and curriculum, and more recently as superintendent of education.
"I look forward to continuing the good work of the school division and all the many facets that we've already started. We'll continue to work on a number of initiatives including the sector plan and the four year education plan and I look forward to continued working relationships with our community partners and the Board of Education," said Little.
A graduate of the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Education, Little furthered her academic pursuits at the University of Moscow where she earned a Master of Education. The 2009 recipient of the Canada's Outstanding Principals Award began her teaching career at Craik School in 1986, becoming principal of Hawarden School five years later. In 1993, Little assumed the role of principal of Carievale School for four years, before moving to the Estevan Junior High as Principal in 1997. In 2001, she was appointed superintendent of student services and curriculum with the Weyburn Public School Division, later serving as principal of the Pleasantdale School in 2003, and then as superintendent of education with the South East Cornerstone Public School Division in 2009.
Director of Education Dr. Marc Casavant, who has worked with Little for the last five years, lauded Little for her invaluable contribution to the school division.
"Lynn Little has been an instrumental leader in the school division over the course of the last five years. She has grown in her role and is ready to take the next steps as the Deputy Director of South East Cornerstone Public School Division. On behalf of the hiring committee I congratulate Lynn on her achievement and we look forward to working with her."