Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) superintendent Michael Hauptman has accepted a secondment with Alberta Education.
In his new position, Hauptman will be providing expertise in the areas of the Teachers' Employment Bargaining Association, as well as the assurance model.
“On behalf of the EICS Board of Trustees, we want to congratulate Michael on this successful opportunity with Alberta Education,” stated EICS board chair, Justine Wright. “We also want to express our heartfelt thanks to him for the amazing job he has done over the past 6 years as superintendent.”
Prior to sharing his professional experience with EICS, Mr. Hauptman spent over two decades in education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, technology resource facilitator, school board Trustee and was Deputy Superintendent at Evergreen Catholic Regional School Division in Spruce Grove. 
Current EICS deputy superintendent Shawn Haggarty will be filling the role of acting superintendent for the duration of Hauptman's secondment.
The superintendent is responsible for the conduct and operation of the division including educational leadership, religious education, fiscal management, human resources and leadership practices, system planning and reporting and communications.
The duration of the secondment is one year and starts Jun.1. 

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