Director of Education

Camille Williams-TaylorCamille Williams-Taylor is the Director of Education for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board since January 2019.

“We are very pleased to welcome Camille Williams-Taylor to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board,” Shirley Seward, then Board Chair, had said after the Board of Trustees had appointed Ms. Williams-Taylor to the role. “Camille is a recognized leader in public education in Ontario, known for her creative and innovative leadership and her capacity to lead change.  We are confident that our district will benefit from her extensive knowledge and commitment to equity, inclusion and human rights.  Camille is passionate about bringing voice to students, staff and families to foster positive relationships and support student success.”

Camille Williams-Taylor has over 29 years of experience in education including provincial, post-secondary and public education leadership roles, and has most recently been a senior executive with the Durham District School Board since 2011. 

Over her 29-year career as an educator, Ms. Williams-Taylor has honed her skills in teaching and leadership in positions within the Toronto and Durham public school districts. A senior executive since 2011, she influenced and motivated colleagues, staff, community partners and students to activate their voices, and to realize their potential. She is committed to professional learning that builds teachers’ capacity to embed global competencies, equitable practices and social justice for inclusive instructional programsIn addition, Ms. Williams-Taylor draws on wisdom gleaned from her time spent at the post-secondary level in education at York University, in the Faculty of Education, and as a Student Achievement Officer at the Ministry of Education.

“I am honoured to be joining the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and would like to thank the Board of Trustees for this opportunity,” Camille Williams-Taylor had said during her appointment. “I am excited about the work this district has done and look forward to the opportunity to build relationships with staff, students, families, and community partners. Working together, we can build a vision for public education that ensures our students have the best learning opportunities in a safe and caring environment”.

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  • Camille Williams-Taylor

    Director of Education

    613-596-8219
    Executive Assistant - Jennifer Barclay
    613-596-8211, ext. 8490 jennifer.barclay@ocdsb.ca
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