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Administration

Peace Wapiti Public School Division
Central Office, 8611A - 108 Street,
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4C5
Telephone: (780) 532-8133
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Superintendent of Schools
Bob Stewart


As Chief Executive Officer, the Superintendent is entrusted with full authority for the administrative management of the School Division according to School Board policies, provincial laws, federal laws, federal regulations and Alberta Education.

The Superintendent:

  • Attends all meetings of the Board and exercises, subject to the direction of the Board, general supervision over all schools, teachers, property, students, and community services.
  • Reviews the Accountability Pillar Survey results and develops a Three Year Plan with the goal of overall system improvement.
  • Supervises the Directors of Transportation and Maintenance, who, under his supervision oversee school bus transportation and school facilities.
  • Acts as a liaison with other public and private agencies for the mutual benefit of the system and the community, and for adequate representation of educational concerns to the public.
  • Evaluates Central Office staff.
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Deputy Superintendent
Darren Young
  • Professional staffing
  • Assurance data collection and reporting
  • School improvement planning
  • Principal growth, supervision and evaluation
  • Leadership development
  • Annual education planning
  • School improvement
  • Student matters
  • Transportation appeals

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HP Assistant Superintendent
Heather Putio
  • Inclusive Education K-12
  • Program Unit Funded (PUF) programs
  • Agency service contracts
  • Educational Assistant contracts
  • Facilitates supports and services to schools
  • Jurisdiction guidance programs
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​Assistant Superintendent
Shawn O'Shea
  • Assessment
  • Attendance Officer
  • Collaborative Response Model
  • High School Admin.
  • Indigenous Education Program 
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Principal growth, supervision and evaluation
  • Technology IT
  • YMCA
RP Secretary Treasurer​
Ralph Paquin
  • Financial reporting and budgeting
  • Financial and business support
  • Risk management
  • Leases and contracts
Photo Coming Soon Director of Education Services
Penny Rose
KL Director of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Kellie Lewis
  • Human Resource services
  • Personnel inquires and policies
  • Group benefits and payroll administration
  • Employee time and absence reporting
  • Collective Agreement interpretation
  • Employment contracts
  • Negotiations and grievances
  • Worker’s Compensation Board
  • Employment Insurance and Records of Employment
  • Maternity and employment leaves
DM Director of Facilities​
David Michalko
TG Director of Transportation
Ted Gobin
JV Corporate Secretary​
JoAnn Vanstone
  • Board policies and administrative procedures
  • Board agendas, minutes, reports and correspondence
  • FOIP Coordinator
  • Records and information management
  • School Board elections