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Ron Canuel named President & CEO of The Learning Partnership

May 31st 2017
Toronto, ON — May 31, 2017 — The Learning Partnership is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Canuel as President & CEO, effective September 6, 2017.

Mr. Canuel is a respected leader in public education and brings a wealth of experience from the education sector, having held numerous roles including a teacher, vice-principal, principal, Assistant Director and Director of Human Resources within a school board, before serving as Director General of the Eastern Townships School Board in Quebec from 1999 until his retirement in 2010.  Most recently, Mr. Canuel has led the Canadian Education Association, as its President and CEO.

Fully bilingual, Mr. Canuel has participated on many provincial, national and international committees focusing on education, technology, leadership, and change. He was a long-standing member of the Quebec Superior Council of Education, Secondary Commission, and past President of the Association of Directors General of English School Boards of Quebec.

The Learning Partnership has a proud, 23-year history of catalyzing cross-sector collaboration, delivering innovative student programs and fostering leadership among senior educators.

With the support of the Board, senior leadership team, and staff, Mr. Canuel will lead The Learning Partnership in its mandate to enhance publicly funded education to prepare students in Canada for a globally connected world by building partnerships between government, education and business. 

Additional background about Ron Canuel can be found in his biography.

About the Learning Partnership
The Learning Partnership is a national charity dedicated to building stakeholder partnerships to support, promote and advance publicly funded education in Canada. We do this through five key deliverables – innovative student programs, executive leadership for educators, knowledge mobilization and policy, tribute celebrations of excellence and ongoing collaborations across Canada. Since 1993, more than 6.5 million students have participated in The Learning Partnership’s programs.
For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Paige, Director, Marketing & Communications, The Learning Partnership