Education News Spring 2018 - Page 19

New Dean of Education Appointment He is also an adjunct in Peace and Conflict Studies there, and a research associate with the Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, and serves on the Advisory Board and as a research affiliate for the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Cranston also serves on the Board of Directors for the Gonzaga Middle School in Winnipeg, a new school developed on the Nativity School model. Dr. Jerome Cranston (Source: University of Manitoba) Dr. Jerome Cranston of the University of Manitoba has accepted appointment as Dean of Education at the University of Regina, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Cranston is presently the Executive Director, Student Engagement & Academic Success, and Associate Professor of Educational Administration at University of Manitoba. He holds a PhD from the University of Manitoba, an MEd from the University of Lethbridge, and both the BEd and the BSc from the University of Alberta. Prior to assuming his current role as Executive Director, he was Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. Before beginning his career at the University of Manitoba, Cranston spent 16 years in the K-12 education system as teacher, principal, and superintendent in a career that spanned across three provinces: Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Dr. Cranston is a scholar, practitioner, and learner in the broad field of educational administration, management, and leadership. He researches and