Sherri-Lynne Pharand was appointed to the position of Director of Education at Lakehead District School Board on September 1, 2022. A Sir Winston Churchill C&VI alumna, Sherri-Lynne began her career at Lakehead Public Schools as a teacher in 1990.
Sherri-Lynne believes that a strong public education system provides equity of opportunity for all students to achieve their goals and follow their dreams. “I am so proud to work for this Board that puts the achievement of our students first and recognizes the diverse talents and strengths of all staff and students. I appreciate working with this incredible team to support excellence, equity, and innovation.”
Director Pharand is a graduate of the University of Ottawa in 1989 and Lakehead University Faculty of Education in 1990. She earned a Master of Education: Education Administration from Lakehead University in 1998. Director Pharand has been a superintendent with Lakehead Public Schools since 2007 and an administrator with Lakehead Public Schools since 1994. Sherri-Lynne is thrilled to return to Lakehead DSB following 2.5 years as Director of Education with Keewatin-Patricia DSB.