District appoints two Assistant Superintendents

April 27, 2016

Langley, BC – The Langley School District has appointed Edward (Woody) Bradford and Mal Gill Assistant Superintendents of Schools. The positions were filled following a search and interview process undertaken to replace the role vacated by Gordon Stewart due to his recent appointment as Acting Superintendent of Schools and to incorporate senior staff restructuring at the District level.

Edward (Woody) Bradford has worked with the Abbotsford School District for 15 years.  He has extensive experience at the elementary level, both in teaching and administration as a Vice-Principal and Principal at three diverse elementary schools.  For the past two years he has worked with the BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) as the Manager of Professional Learning.  He is currently working with the Ministry of Education on curriculum implementation on behalf of the BCPVPA and will be leading the BCPVPA Short Course for new administrators in July at UBC.  Mr. Bradford’s appointment is effective July 2016.

Mal Gill has been part of the Langley School District for almost ten years and brings a wealth of skills and experience to the role of Assistant Superintendent.  For the past three years he has worked in Human Resources as District Principal and Director.  Mr. Gill will have continued responsibility for leading the Human Resources Department but with educational responsibilities to be added to the role.  Mr. Gill’s appointment is effective May 1, 2016.

According to Acting Superintendent Stewart, “I’m very pleased to welcome Edward Bradford and Mal Gill into their new roles. Their diversity of experiences, background and perspectives will be valuable assets to the Board and District as we continue to move forward with improving learning for Langley students.”


Contact: Ken Hoff, Communications Manager, School District No. 35: 604-534-7891