The Sunshine Coast Board of Education has appointed Patrick Bocking as Superintendent of Schools, effective August 1, 2011.
An excerpt from the news release which can be found here:
“Mr. Bocking is currently Superintendent of Schools and Program in the North Bay-Parry Sound region of Ontario. He holds a Master of Education degree in Education Administration, Bachelor of Education degree in Geography and French, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Biology and a Diploma in Forest Technology.
“I am delighted to relocate to the Sunshine Coast,” commented Mr. Bocking. “I know the area well as I was raised in North Vancouver and still have family in B.C. I look forward to supporting the district’s strategic plan development and implementation, in partnership with all staff and the community.”
Mr. Bocking has a proven record of consistently raising student achievement results. He has supervised both secondary and elementary programs and schools. His portfolio has included early learning and elementary program, parent engagement, school supervision and support, school year calendar, safe schools and emergency planning.