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John Crocco


Contact Information

Niagara Catholic District School Board
427 Rice Road, Welland, ON L3C 7C1
905-735-0240 ext. 220
john.crocco@ncdsb.com


Responsibilities

Niagara Catholic’s Director of Education is a dynamic Catholic leader with a proven track record as a Catholic Senior Administrator. The Director of Education is the Chief Education Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary/Treasurer and reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

The Education Act (s 283) mandates that the Director of Education shall:

  • Develop and maintain within policies established by the Board, an effective organization and the programs required to implement such policies;
  • Submit to the Board a report in a format approved by the minister on the action he or she has taken during the preceding 12 months under subsection;
  • Annually review with the Board the multi-year plan;
  • Ensure that the multi-year plan developed establishes the Board’s priorities and identifies specific measures and resources that will be applied in achieving those priorities and in carrying out its duties under this act, in particular, its responsibility for student achievement;
  • Implement and monitor the implementation of the multi-year plan;
  • Report periodically to the board on the implementation of the multi-year plan

In addition to the requirements under the Education Act, Niagara Catholic’s Director of Education is responsible for implementing the Policies of the Board. The Director of Education also supervises the work of the Superintendents and leads Senior Administrative Council.


Vision 2020 Strategic Plan
The Niagara Catholic District School Board embarked on a strategic planning process in September 2008. The Director of Education identified a need and presented a process and recommendation to design a Vision 2020 Strategic Plan. The process was approved by the Board in the Fall of 2008 and Niagara Catholic embarked on a two year Vision 2020 Strategic Planning process. more »

System Priorities 2015 – 2016
Strategic Directions, Enabling Strategies. more »

System Priorities 2014 – 2015
Strategic Directions, Enabling Strategies. more »

System Priorities 2013 – 2014
Strategic Directions, Enabling Strategies. more »

Director’s Annual Report
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Niagara Catholic Audit Committee
On September 23, 2010 the Ministry of Education announced the release of Regulation 361/10 regarding the establishment of an Audit Committee by every school board in the Province of Ontario by January 31, 201. more »