Staff Directory

Kurt Sacher

Superintendent's Office - Superintendent of Schools

Phone
403-227-7054
Email
ksacher@cesd73.ca
Key Roles

Kurt’s career in education has spanned 32 years, 28 of which have involved a variety of leadership roles at the school and division office level. His wide-reaching experience has taken him from a beginning role as an Educational Assistant with special needs students, through to traditional classroom teacher, school-based administrator and into the role of Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer for Chinook’s Edge School Division. One priority has remained constant throughout his career: students come first!

Kurt holds a Bachelor of Education degree (Mathematics major) and a Master of Education (Graduate Division of Educational Research) from the University of Calgary. He has established an outstanding reputation in Alberta through the division-wide implementation of innovative programs in leadership and teacher mentorship.

 Roles as Superintendent:

  • Supporting the Board of Education in its governance function and ensuring Board policy is  implemented effectively
  • Managing the structures, processes and strategies to achieve the Vision, Mission and Values of the division
  • Directing and evaluating the division’s administrative procedures to ensure sound educational and corporate practices are achieved
  • Parents Matter Question Box

Family:

  • Kurt has two children, Jessica and Julian who are both in their late 20s. He enjoys cycling, camping, boating, and travelling. His daughter received her Doctorate from the University of Alberta in June of 2018 and is currently considering post-Doctoral work in a variety of locations while his son is planning to return to medical school in February, 2019 with plans to graduate in May, 2020. Julian needed a break from his third year due to an unfortunate accident that left him paralyzed below the waist. Julian has a fantastic attitude and has been an inspiration to many in the way that he has responded to life in a wheelchair. Kurt is a very proud parent!