Administrators - Superintendent of Education / CEO
YK1 welcomes Mr. Ed Lippert as Assistant Superintendent of YK1 effective July, 2015.
Mr. Lippert has been involved in education for more than 25 years in various roles, spending time as a classroom teacher, a department head, an assistant principal and a principal. He became principal of École Sir John Franklin High School in 2011 and has worked for YK1 for 18 years.
"I am dedicated to this community and I believe firmly in the District’s Strategic Plan, in our strategic directions and am excited about our potential together."
Mr. Lippert’s academic background in education commenced with his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture (with distinction), followed by his Bachelor of Education degree with specialties in the sciences. He is pursuing Graduate Studies and is excited to be joining a dynamic District Office learning team and to be a champion of educational programming in the schools in
Mr. Lippert and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Seth and Joshua, who are graduates of the YK1 system. He is an avid skier and runner, loves the outdoors and enjoys traveling with his family.