Superintendent of Schools: BC Programs

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Robert (Bob) Gardner as the Vice-President Maple Leaf Educational Systems, China and Maple Leaf’s Superintendent of Schools: BC Programs, commencing August 2016.

Mr. Gardner brings a wealth of previous experience to the position, including: Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Education degree from the University of Alberta

  • 9 years of teaching experience in Alberta
  • 17 years of principal and vice principal experience at both elementary (K-7) and secondary (8-12) levels in British Columbia public schools
  • 5 years of School District Office experience including Director of Education responsible for Human Resources- Teaching Personnel, and serving as Assistant Superintendent
  • Numerous internal and external School Accreditation team experiences and District Review Teams for schools in British Columbia
  • President of Amicus Educational Services Ltd, responsible for delivering services to public schools and educational professionals in British Columbia
  • University of British Columbia – Okanagan: Adjunct Professor
  • Member of the British Columbia Principal’s and Vice Principal’s Association and its planning team for the BCPVPA Short Course as well as serving as a facilitator for the course

Bob also has Maple Leaf experience, having previously served as Principal of Maple Leaf International School - Dalian. He is married to a retired British Columbia elementary teacher/principal and is father of two children and a grandparent of two granddaughters.