Chris Kennedy

Superintendent of Schools, SD 45 (West Vancouver), British Columbia


Chris Kennedy is the Superintendent of Schools/CEO with School District 45 (West Vancouver). He has taught secondary English and Social Studies, and been both an elementary and secondary school principal.

One of the most progressive voices in BC education, Chris has been featured by Macleans Magazine  and his work has been profiled in various local and national publications.  In 2010 he was named one of the Top 10 Canadian Newsmakers in Educational Technology, and in 2011 Business in Vancouver named him to their top Forty under 40 list. In 2012 Chris was named Canada’s Top Education Blogger and in 2016 Chris was named Canada’s Educational Technology K-12 Leader of the Year.

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

My Session

Concurrent Session (C4) – How Do We Make It Happen?

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It is an incredibly exciting time to be a learner. There is little debate that we need to make some big shifts in education, but how do we make them a reality in our schools? Yong and Chris will pick-up on the previous night’s keynote address and look at the possibilities for schools and school […]