Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith
Superintendent of Instruction, Indigenous Education

613-596-8211 ext. 8820

Cindy Dummitt

Administrative Assistant

Cindy Dummitt


Agincourt Road Public School
Briargreen Public School
Broadview Public School
Churchill Alternative
D. Roy Kennedy Public School
Knoxdale Public School
Manordale Public School
Meadowlands Public School
Pinecrest Public School
Severn Avenue Public School
Sir Winston Churchill Public School
Woodroffe Avenue Public School

Merivale High School
Nepean High School
Sir Guy Carleton Secondary School
Sir Robert Borden High School
Urban Aboriginal Alternate High School Program
Woodroffe High School

About Shannon
Shannon Smith is the Superintendent of Instruction for Central West OCDSB schools. She is responsible for the Indigenous Education division and collaborates with various departments to ensure Roadmap Milestones are being met and updated.

Shannon has extensive elementary and secondary teaching and administration experience, with a focus on special education. As a former Principal of an OCDSB secondary school, Shannon has collaborated with many stakeholders to support significant changes in special education programming to better serve students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Currently, Shannon supports the Alternative Schools Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Equity, and Indigenous Education Advisory Council. She also recently supported the development of the Sankofa Summer Academy and Indigenous Summer Learning Program, and supported the move of all Summer Programming to virtual formats during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shannon’s Portfolio Includes

  • Adult Education
  • Advisory Committee on Equity 
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Indigenous Education
  • Family Reception Centre
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