Maple Leaf Educational Systems China Leadership

Peter Froese

Superintendent of Schools BC Program
Dr. Peter Froese is Maple Leaf’s Superintendent of Schools: BC Program, commencing August 15, 2018.

Peter has worked in the public, independent and post-secondary systems during the three decades of his career. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Winnipeg, a Bachelor of Education from UBC, a Master of Education from University of Victoria and a Doctor of Educational Leadership and Policy from UBC, conferred in 2010.

He has been involved in education his entire career, starting as a teacher in Richmond, BC and transferring to Abbotsford School District where he was a teacher, vice-principal, and principal in the public system. He was hired as principal and Superintendent of MEI Schools in Abbotsford where he was part of the management team that built an elementary and middle school, doubling the enrolment to 1600 students.

Following a successful career in school leadership, he was appointed executive director of the Federation of Independent School Associations in BC, supporting 310 independent schools throughout the province enrolling 83,000 students. He served as ED for 8 years until July, 2018.

Peter’s hobbies include building (he has built 4 homes), including a cedar log cabin in the Cariboo, hiking, and spending time with his grandkids. He and his wife Ruth, a retired secondary teacher, have two children with doctorates in theoretical physics and chiropractic medicine.

Jacalyn Kersey

Vice Superintendent of Schools BC Program

Mrs. Jacalyn (Jackie) Kersey Maple Leaf’s Vice Superintendent of Schools: BC Programs, commencing August 15, 2017.

Mrs. Kersey brings a wealth of previous experience to the position, including: Bachelor of General Studies from Simon Fraser University, Professional Development Program in Education at Simon Fraser University, and a Master of Education in Administration and Leadership from the University of Alberta.

Mrs. Kersey has 11 years of teaching experience, and 12 years of principal and vice principal experience at both elementary (K-7) and secondary (8-12) levels in British Columbia public schools. She has served on committees setting School District directions in budget, assessment and curriculum. Planning and Implementation of new BC curriculum at the School District level, including Core

Mrs. Kersey is interested in travel, literature, and sports. She has 3 children and her husband also works for Maple Leaf.

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