Thames Valley District School Board

2015 Annual Report

TVDSB Facts and Statistics


Elementary: 132

Secondary: 28


Elementary: 50,888

Secondary: 22,802

Full Day Kindergarten

Classes: 376

FDK Students: 9,641


Principals and Vice-Principals: 249

Elementary Teachers: 3,129

Secondary Teachers: 1,594

Educational Assistants: 842

Early Childhood Educators: 400

Continuing Education Instructors: 81

Professional and Support: 210

Custodial and Maintenance: 639

School Clerical: 309

Other: 231

Total: 7,684


Main Data Feeds

LargNET: 1.38 Terabits

Packetworks: 1.32 Terabits

Total: 2.7 Terabits per day


Wireless Data Feeds:

Student: 3.48 Terabits

Teacher: 173.29 Gigabits

Total: 3.649 Terabits


Grand Total: 6.349 Terabits


Number of inbound emails: 21,000 per day (approx.)



Elementary Students: 21,780

Special Needs: 754


Secondary Students: 10,389

Special Needs: 616


Energy Consumption

Electricity: 77,833,653 kWh

Natural Gas: 13,688,910 m3

Fuel Oil: 60,039 L

Propane: 44,558 L

Waste Management

Recycling: 18,000kg per month (approx.)


Administrative Overview

Laura Elliott

Director of Education


Jeff Pratt

Treasurer & Associate Director & Organizational Support Services


Valerie Nielsen

Associate Director,  Learning Support Services



Superintendents of Student Achievement


Sheila Builder

Special Education, B. Davison S.S.
and London South S.S. family of schools


Riley Culhane

Curriculum K-12: Math, Science, Arts, Literacy/Languages, ESL + general elementary, Early Years, Sir Frederick Banting S.S., W.D. Sutton and Section 23 family of schools


Michelle Deman

EQAO, Research & Assessment, SEF Lead, OFIP/SIM, Home Instruction, H.B. Beal S.S. and Montcalm S.S. family of schools


Karen Edgar

Culture for Learning, Student Discipline, and the College Ave. S.S., Huron Park S.S. and Woodstock C.I. family of schools


Lynne Griffith-Jones

Human Resources: Elementary, Support Staff, HR Systems/ OT/DMO, Health & Safety and the A.B. Lucas S.S. family of schools


Don Macpherson

Curriculum K-12: Phys. Ed/Health, Social Sciences/Geography/History+ general secondary, Tech, Business, TVSSAC, Pathways, Arthur Voaden S.S., Central Elgin C.I. and Parkside C.I. family of schools


Paul McKenzie

Innovation, FNMI, TVACE, Student Trustees, TVPIC and Parent Engagement, East Elgin S.S., Glendale H.S., Ingersoll D.C.I. family of schools


Marion Moynihan

Information Technology Services, Library Services, School Year Calendar, London Central S.S., Medway H.S., and Oakridge S.S. family of schools


Sheila Powell

AODA, Staff Development, SO Internship, New Administrators, Elementary Promotional Practices, Clarke Road S.S., Lord Dorchester S.S., and Sir Wilfrid Laurier S.S. family of schools


Barb Sonier

Human Resources: Secondary, Promotional Practices /OT, Saunders S.S. and Westminster S.S. family of schools


Karen Wilkinson

Student Success School Support Initiative, Adult, Alternative and Continuing Education, Glencoe D,.H.S., North Middlesex D.H.S., Strathroy D.C.I., and West Elgin S.S. family of schools


Christine Beal
Superintendent of Business

Business Services, Payroll, Purchasing, Finance, Operational Accounting, and Transportation


Kevin Bushell
Executive Officer

Facility Services and Capital Planning