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Building on Commitment to Student Success: Maryam Naser Named Associate Superintendent

May 30, 2018 – Maryam Naser, a dedicated educator with more than 20 years of experience spanning pre-kindergarten to graduation at both classroom and district levels, has been named District Associate Superintendent of New Westminster Schools.

For the past  three years,  she has served as Director of Instruction, Learning and Innovation in the district, leading new and exciting initiatives that support student success in areas that include literacy, technology,  assessment, and professional development. Naser’s diverse portfolio has given her an overall understanding of the function and context of district departments, from finance and human resources to facilities and technologies.  She has worked collaboratively with administrators, teachers, staff and itinerant teams, and brings a track record of influencing change through leadership development and innovative practice.

She looks forward with anticipation to contributing to a positive and respectful culture at New Westminster Schools, where learning is valued and student outcomes are paramount.

“I am thrilled to have Maryam Naser as our new Associate Superintendent,” said Superintendent Karim Hachlaf.   “After a competitive and comprehensive selection process, Maryam’s depth and breadth of experience spanning pre-kindergarten to graduation in curriculum and instruction make her the best fit for this role. As the current Director of Instruction, Maryam has built positive relationships and a strong reputation amongst our partner groups and, now as Associate Superintendent, I look forward to her continued commitment and leadership as we maintain our unwavering commitment for student success.”

Maryam assumes her new role starting June 1.