Don Balcombe will become Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ assistant superintendent of secondary learning effective Aug. 1. (Photo submitted)

Dover Bay high school principal named an assistant superintendent

Don Balcombe, Dover Bay Secondary principal, to assume assistant super role effective August

The principal of Dover Bay Secondary School will become a school district assistant superintent.

In a press release, Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools superintendent Scott Saywell said Don Balcombe will become assistant superintendent of secondary learning effective Aug. 1.

In addition to experience as principal of the north Nanaimo high school, Balcombe also has school administration experience with secondary schools in Vernon, Kitimat and Terrace.

“Mr. Balcombe’s extensive school administration experience spans 21 years,” Saywell said in the release. “His commitment to the implementation of curriculum and assessment changes, life-long learning through his many professional development accomplishments, as well providing the voice of secondary schools at the senior leadership meetings, are but a few of the many strengths he will bring in his new role.”

Balcombe holds bachelor’s and master’s of education degrees from the University of Victoria.


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