Chris Kennedy

Superintendent of Schools/CEO

Chris Kennedy is the Superintendent of Schools/CEO at West Vancouver Schools. He has taught secondary English and Social Studies, and been both an elementary and secondary school principal. Before being appointed Superintendent, Chris was Deputy Superintendent in West Vancouver Schools.

One of the most progressive voices in BC education, Chris has been featured by Macleans Magazine as one of the 100 Young Canadians to Watch and his work has been featured in various local and national publications. He was recently named one of the Top 10 Canadian Newsmakers in Educational Technology.

Kennedy is a writer and presenter on personalized learning and infusing technology in the classroom. Chris balances his professional passions with life as the father of four school-aged children.

You can join in the conversation on Chris’s blog, Culture of Yes, and follow Chris on Twitter @

Contact Chris:
Mobile (604) 202-4379
Direct (604) 981-1031

Superintendent’s Message – Latest Posts

Some New Directions on Transitions

Published on November 21, 2017

A common topic we discuss in West Vancouver Schools is how we support various student transitions in our system. As students move through the system,

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Schools and parents as partners in digital citizenship

Published on October 26, 2017

How do we effectively help students harness the benefits of our digital world, while easing the negative effects of technology and making sure that children are equipped with important foundational skills like reading,

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