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Office of the Regional Executive Director of Education

Elwin LeRoux is the Regional Executive Director of Education for the Halifax Regional Centre for Education* (HRCE). He was named the CEO of the system in October, 2013.

Mr. LeRoux is a long-standing employee with the HRCE, serving in various positions including teacher, vice-principal, principal, supervisor and coordinator of school administration. Immediately prior to his appointment as Regional Executive Director of Education, Mr. LeRoux provided leadership to the HRCE as the Senior Staff Advisor.

A native of Glace Bay, NS, Mr. LeRoux completed an undergraduate degree in Science at St. Francis Xavier University and a Bachelor of Education at Saint Mary's University. He subsequently received two master's degrees in education from Saint Mary's. Mr. LeRoux has also instructed various university courses in the education programs at both St. FXU and Mount Saint Vincent University.

What does he value most? What evidences Mr. LeRoux’s priorities and beliefs? It’s easy to see and explore answers to these questions in his monthly interactive reports that tell the day-to-day real stories of the work in the HRCE.

Mr. LeRoux is fluent in both English and French. He and his wife Monique have four children and live in Fall River. Beyond work and family life, Mr. LeRoux enjoys travelling, exploring other cultures, and spending time strumming his guitar with friends (and other bad singers).

*On April 1, 2018, the Halifax Regional School Board was officially renamed the Halifax Regional Centre for Education and Mr. Leroux's title was changed from Superintendent to Regional Executive Director of Education.

Regional Executive Director of Education Monthly Reports

Each month during the school year, Mr. LeRoux produces a monthly report. To view the September 2021 report, click here .

Click here to read past reports.